Senior Internal Consultant - Workplace Investigations

Job No: Berry1960
Location: Richmond, VIC

  • Richmond base but with travel required across Berry Street regions
  • Skills in workplace investigations are a cornerstone of the role
  • Attractive remuneration package on offer including full private use of a vehicle

Fantastic new opportunity to join a reputable organisation in a role that demonstrates our commitment to every child having the opportunity to grow up feeling safe, nurtured and with hope for the future.

Join Victoria's largest independent child and family welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. Since 1877, Berry Street has been committed to improving life opportunities for vulnerable children, young people and families. With over 1000 staff, Berry Street is a leader in providing high quality services all across Victoria. We are seeking an experienced professional with combined knowledge of the quality of care frameworks that surround children and young people in out of home care placements, coupled with previous experience in conducting workplace investigations.

The role of Senior Consultant, Workplace Investigations will sit within the Human Resources Team and will primarily be focussed on supporting our Home Based Care programs to investigate Quality of Care matters involving foster carers. It may also undertake workplace investigations in other programs as and when required.

The objectives of the role essentially include:

  • Screening incidents within 72 hours of occurrence
  • Undertaking investigative interviews and gathering all documentation necessary
  • Writing up of investigation reports collating information, with sound recommendations
  • Ensuring outcomes are documented and followed

Our ideal applicant will have significant experience in workplace investigations and an understanding of Home Based Care. They will be able to maintain ethical, transparent and respectful working relationships with all stakeholders whilst ensuring we continue to meet our duty of care to the young people in our placements.

You will have empathy, excellent interview skills, a keen eye for identifying key issues and be able to write with clarity and purpose. This will be a busy role and will require someone who has mastered the ability to balance multiple and complex competing priorities.

Queries to Jackie Mead, Director People Culture and Information Systems at or phone 9429 9266

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Sunday 30th July 2017

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Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.






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