Under the general direction of the Manager: Assists in managing the delivery of high level client service, monitoring and reporting to supervisor(s) and management on workflow, including both quantity and quality of outputs. Exercise sound decision making practices, analyse issues and problem solve whilst leading a diverse team in an agile and changing operating environment. Perform administrative functions and provides support relating to complex transactions in accordance with relevant legislation, statutory responsibilities and delegations. Undertake responsibilities as the Assistant Manager of a business unit including the supervision, training, development and mentoring of staff. Maintain accurate records across a variety of databases and registers in accordance with the Territory Records Act 2002 . Liaise with representatives of government, industry and members of the public in various contexts while fostering effective relationships with key stakeholders and representing the organisation in a professional manner. Contribute to workplace diversity and participative work practices, and promote WH&S principles. This position involves direct supervision of personnel.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: The successful applicant must hold a General Registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People scheme, or be eligible to gain registration upon commencement. A current driver’s licence is required. The completion of a Police Check is a mandatory requirement prior to engagement in all ACT Public Service positions. By applying for this position you indicate that you are willing to attend counselling to manage your ongoing health in relation to graphic and sensitive information. By applying for this position you may be required to undergo psychometric testing as part of the selection process. DISCLAIMER: Potentially Offensive or Traumatic Material. Please read the following information prior to applying for the position. Some areas of work carried out by the Working with Vulnerable People team involve potentially distressing case materials such as in the areas of physical violence and abuse, sexual assault, child exploitation (which includes offences relating to child pornography, the grooming and procuring of children for sexual purposes, and child sexual assault). The review of such matters may involve exposure of staff members to graphic violent and pornographic images, written descriptions of such matters, and disturbing factual situations. By applying for the position, you acknowledge the nature of the material you may be exposed to in the role. Prior to commencing in 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 - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804 .
Notes: These are temporary positions available for a period of up to two years. All applications, including application coversheet, your written response to Selection Criteria, resume and referee reports must be submitted. Applicants are asked to restrict responses to two pages.
Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.
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