Investigations Officer

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2020-01-29
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 230747
  • Immediate 3-month contract, opportunity to go perm
  • Melbourne CBD Location OR South-Eastern Suburbs
  • Work on a challenging and fulfilling caseload.


The Organisation

Our client is an established community services organisation with a presence across Australia. This organisation supports and empowers diversity. 

The Role

As the successful investigations officer, you will be responsible for investigation of reported allegations of abuse and neglect of children, young people and disability stakeholders.  

This position is expected to be incredibly busy and this small team of 2 are in urgent need of a high performer with expertise in the field. 

Working from either the central or South-Eastern office, your responsibilities will include:
  • Taking ownership of new incidents and managing a varied caseload
  • Carrying out investigations into allegations of reportable conduct 
  • Conducting investigative interviews, analysing evidence and making recommendations to support findings
  • Liaising with varied stakeholders including governmental departments and peak bodies
  • Making recommendations and providing feedback in relation to operation issues to mitigate future risks. 
Skills & Experience
  • Degree qualification in law, community services or a related discipline
  • Certificate IV Investigator Training
  • Demonstrated understanding of the reportable conduct scheme, child safe standards and requirements of the disability worker inclusion scheme 
  • Substantial investigative experience within the community services sector
  • Demonstrated commitment to process improvement and the care and protection of children, young people and disability clients.
  • Demonstrated experience handling sensitive information
  • A willingness to present or undergo a Working With Children's Check and a Police Check
  • A clean current Drivers Licence
  • A general desire and willingness to commit to the full-length of the contract
  • Ability to start almost immediately!
Please note, due to the mandatory requirements of this role, candidates who do not meet the criteria cannot be considered. Please ensure your suitability and availability is clearly outlined in your application. 

To apply, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter in MS Word format.  Alternatively, please call Natalie Brooker on (03) 8080 8975 to discuss.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.