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Principal Adviser and Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator, Integrity Unit (VPSG6)

Job posted: 17/06/2021
Applications close: 30/07/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/DFFH/LES/614256

Reference: VG/DFFH/LES/614256

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Manager, Prevention & Detection, the Principal Adviser and Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator will support the department's integrity function, including but not limited to: drafting high quality integrity related briefings; improving the operation of the team; managing the end-to-end process for public interest disclosures and integrity related investigations; handling highly confidential department information; drafting reports to audit and integrity committees; developing communications for executive and the broader staffing group; developing and implementing fraud, corruption and inappropriate conduct prevention and detection measures; assisting in the development and delivery of a department wide integrity framework; providing strategic and thorough advice on the implementation of integrity functions and drafting of policies and procedures; assisting investigations undertaken by external integrity agencies; and working in accordance with requirements in relevant legislation such as the Public Interest Disclosures Act 2012 or the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011.

Prevention & Detection are responsible for the operation of the department's Public Interest Disclosure regime; development of the department's fraud and corruption control framework; interface with the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) and Victorian Ombudsman for corruption, mandatory reports and public interest disclosure matters; compliance with the Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance; Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality policy; detection and investigation of fraud, corruption and inappropriate conduct; prevention activities, including policy and staff training; and fraud and corruption control support for the department, administrative offices and relevant community service organisations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Principal Adviser and Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator, Integrity Unit (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

Job classification:

VPSG6

Contact:

Erin infanti | erin.infanti@dffh.vic.gov.au, 0407 440 241

Principal Adviser and Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator, Integrity Unit (VPSG6)