Talent Pool for Assessor Client Claims, Victims Services



A talent pool will be created for Temporary and Ongoing positions that arise within the department in the next 18 months Location: Parramatta Departmental Professional Officer Grade V , Salary ($125,600 - $128,089), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading About us The Department of Communities and Justice purpose is to improve outcomes for children and young people, Aboriginal people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people experiencing domestic and family violence, victims of sexual assault, juvenile offenders, people at high risk of reoffending, and people experiencing homelessness. Working together for stronger communities means we can continue to deliver our services with a more unified and collaborative approach. This means a greater focus on prevention and early intervention, faster responses, more seamless operations, less duplication of effort and better outcomes.

About the role Under delegation of the Commissioner of Victims Rights you will assess and determine applications for victims support under the Victims Rights & Support Act, 2013 . Applications are decided in accordance with legislation, policies, procedures, administrative law principles and service standards. The role has a high level of discretion in making decisions.

As part of the role you will provide applicants with individualised written decisions setting out the reasons either for the amount of financial support awarded, or for the dismissal of the application. The written decisions are to be made in accordance with Administrative Law principles including sufficiency of reasons being given in written determinations and show an understanding of therapeutic jurisprudence. Essential Requirements Degree in Law or Psychology or Social Work.

About you In addition to the essential requirements you will have: • A high level of motivation and ability to work independently while making significant decisions • Experience balancing high volume and high turnover whilst ensuring high quality determinations • Highly developed problem solving skills and can adapt to challenging situations. Click here to download the role description. Applying for the role To apply for this role you need to submit an application online via www.


au When applying you will need to: 1. Answer the two pre-screening questions below - we are looking for you to demonstrate your competency in this focus capability. • Please provide examples of when you have made recommendations based on relevant evidence and legislation that clearly demonstrate your ability to research and analyse information.

In your answer, also provide information about your experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team. • What skills and strategies do you apply to achieve challenging goals while remaining calm in a highly pressured environment? Then: 2. Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover lette.

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Maximum Total Remuneration Package: $141,974. Package includes salary ($125,600 - $128,089), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.


14 Nov 2019


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