Team Leader, Inquiries and Engagement (VPSG6.1)

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Commission for Children and Young People

Salary: $127,467 - $149,024

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/NTL2

Reference: VG/NTL2

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $127,467 - $149,024

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Commission is an independent statutory body that promotes improvement in policies and practices affecting the safety and wellbeing of Victorian children and young people. It has a particular focus on vulnerable children and young people. The Commission is also the regulator for the Child Safe Standards and the Reportable Conduct Scheme. Flexible work and hybrid working models are encouraged and supported by the Commission, Mandatory Vaccinations The Commission is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and stakeholders. The Commission will require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases based on Victorian Chief Health Officer’s Directions as issued and updated from time to time. When required to do so, the Commission will need to collect proof of your vaccination status

About the opportunity 

Reporting to the Manager, Inquiries and Engagement, the Team Leader, Inquiries and Engagement provides specialist project management expertise and oversight of the inquiries team to ensure the production of high quality child death, individual and systemic inquiries

Strong people and project management skills are central to this position, along with knowledge and expertise in inquiries methodology and stakeholder consultation.

 In this role you will:

  • manage a team of senior inquiries and review officers
  • manage a case load of inquiries
  • ensure the production of high quality, impactful and timely inquiry reports.

 About You

 As our ideal candidate, you will:

  • have outstanding written communication skills
  • have excellent people and project management skills
  • experience in or knowledge of the child protection or out of home care systems

What we can offer you

  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Free access to the building's lifestyle centre including a gym, secure bicycles storage, shower rooms with hair dryers, straighteners, ironing board and fresh towels.
  • Free Parcel Lockers – no more missing deliveries or rushing home to meet the courier.

Applications close midnight Monday 22 August 2022


How to Apply

Please include a resume and covering letter.

There will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond. There is no need to respond to the selection criteria itself.


For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

The Commission is committed to diversity and strongly encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds, LGBTI+ people and people with disabilities.

The Commission is headed by the Principal Commissioner, Liana Buchanan, and the Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, Meena Singh.


Team Leader, Inquiries and Engagement (VPSG6.1)

Job type:

Full time

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Siobhan McCann, Manager Inquiries and Engagement | 0447 105 276

Team Leader, Inquiries and Engagement (VPSG6.1)