Investigation Officer

$91,315 - $104,509 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Legal Services

Job Description

Classification: Professional Officer Class 2
Salary: $91,315 - $104,509 plus superannuation
Position No: 40481
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 23 June 2022
Contact Officer: Janine Fairburn on Janine.Fairburn@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 4390

Details: Education and Care Regulation and Support is seeking an expression of interest for an experienced Investigation Officer to work with an Investigation Team that is responsible for the assessment and investigation of notifications and complaints under the Education and Care Services National Law Act (ACT) (National Law) and the Children and Young People Act 2008 (CYP Act).
Children’s Education and Care Assurance (CECA) is a team within the Education and Care Regulation and Support (ECRS) branch of the ACT Education Directorate. CECA is staffed by professionals with experience and qualifications in either or both Children’s Education and Care and/or Government Investigations.

ECRS is the ACT Regulatory Authority administering legislation covering approved early childhood education and care services and licensed childcare services in the ACT. ECRS is responsible for issuing approvals for providers, services and certified supervisors and assessing, monitoring, and enforcing compliance with the National Law. CECA comprise three teams: Quality Assessment and Rating, Audit and Risk Management and Investigations.

The Investigation Officer will assess and investigate notifications and complaints made to CECA pursuant to the National Law and the CYP Act. They will conduct investigations and monitoring activities in a regulatory environment and analyse complex matters in an investigative framework. The successful candidate will have well developed interpersonal communication and leadership skills, including the ability to liaise, consult and negotiate with key stakeholders. They will also provide comprehensive and sound reports and recommendations to the Investigations Team Leader and Branch Director and have capacity to manage a diverse, high-volume caseload and the ability to plan and prioritise work to meet agreed deadlines and organisational requirements.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Government Investigations or Tertiary qualification in Investigations, a relevant discipline or equivalent experience is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010, the Children and Young People Act 2008, the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 and the ACT Childcare Services Standards is highly desirable.
  • A current driver’s licence.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (act.gov.au)

Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately until 23 December 2022. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is available to ACT Government officers and employees only.

How to Apply: If this is a role that interests you, please send a two-page Expression Of Interest demonstrating your skills and experiences relevant to the position and a current curriculum vitae.

Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.

Note

This is a temporary position available immediately until 23 December 2022. This position is available to ACT Government officers and employees only.

Job Closing Date

30 Jun, 2022