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Ethical Standards Advisor


Employer: Scope (Aust) Ltd
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Operations & Risk Management, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 10 October, 2019.

About Scope

Scope’s mission is to enable each person to live as an empowered and equal citizen. We support people with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities and developmental delays to achieve their goals. Across Victoria, Scope provides services to thousands of people with a disability in more than 100 service locations.

Scope is a registered provider under the NDIS and delivers a range of services including supported independent living, short term accommodation (respite), lifestyle options and therapy.

Scope was recently named on the Australian Financial Review’s 'Top 100 Most Innovative Companies' in Australia and New Zealand.

About the role

Scope has an exciting opportunity for an Ethical Standards Advisor to work within our Quality Department.

This role will have oversight of operational risk and compliance functions in the context of the impending implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This will require a revised approach to operational risk and compliance and continual adaptation of organisational systems and processes.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in managing investigations and complaints within a health or community service environment and possess a strong understanding of customer safeguarding best practice. You will understand ethical standards and their application in disability including relevant legislation, conventions and guidelines. You will also have strong written and verbal communication skills, have a commitment to person centred care and hold a qualification in law, ethics or possess relevant experience. 

Scope as an Employer

Successful candidates will enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexibility to suit your work-life balance, continuous development and training, competitive remuneration and salary packaging and purchased annual leave scheme. You will also get the unique chance to work in a sector that is seeing the biggest social reform since the introduction of Medicare.

Take your career on a journey with Scope and work proactively with us to achieve our mission!

Please direct enquiries to Ruth Bresland on 0447225975 or email rbresland@scopeaust.org.au.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to hold a Working with Children Check and a Police Check issued in the last 12 months for employment in the Disability sector.  If you have lived or worked for a continuous period of 12 months or more in another country within the last 10 years, a certified International Police Check from that country or countries will also be required.

 

How to apply for this job

Apply here.