Child Safety Officer


The Company

An exciting opportunity to progress your career with a long-established, Catholic Education Services Provider, specialising in the delivery of tailored, operational support services within the Education Sector throughout Gippsland. 

The Role

This dynamic business is currently looking for a passionate Child Safety Officer, with a strong strategic and continuous improvement focus and a proven track record in working in complex, highly regulated environments, to join its Warragul team in a full-time, ongoing capacity. 

Reporting to the Director through the Executive Manager: Industrial Relations/Human Resources, this newly created role will see you contributing to the development, monitoring and continual improvement of Child Safety, providing a safe, inclusive, empowering and nurturing environment for all children and young people attending primary and secondary schools managed and operated by this multifaceted business.

The role also presents flexible workplace and salary packaging arrangements. 

The Right Person

The ideal candidate will have relevant qualifications and proven, prior experience in developing, aligning, supporting and maintaining the application of safeguarding practices, policies, procedures, guidelines and systems to ensure compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements. 

Detailed knowledge and experience in the practical application of legislative and regulatory requirements and an ability to provide timely and accurate advice/support/insights to managers and the broader workforce are also essential requirements of this pivotal role. 

Effective communication and strong interpersonal skills are a key requirement of this role to ensure appropriate safeguarding support is provided to employees regarding concerns or allegations of child safety issues. 

Previous experience in Education or Child Safety environments will be highly regarded.

The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Record Check and Employee Working with Children Check. In addition, the successful application must be able to provide acceptable evidence of being fully vaccinated (boosted) with a COVID-19 vaccine or valid exemption in accordance with the Pandemic COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Specified Facilities) Order 2022 as in force at the relevant time.

The Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration and salary packaging arrangements
  • Four weeks’ annual leave, with purchased leave options available
  • A high level of autonomy and a chance to truly make the role your own
  • Professional development opportunities

This position, located in West Gippsland, is a commutable distance from Melbourne, or offers the successful applicant a chance to live and work in Regional Victoria.

To learn more about Warragul and the Gippsland region, please visit www.visitgippsland.com.au   

The Next Steps

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to make your mark in a business where your efforts will be truly recognised and rewarded!

Submit an enquiry or for further details contact Zoe Allan at Milano Partners 0417 558 531 or zoe@milanopartners.com.au

This employer is an equal opportunity employer. They value a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified people. When required, the employer will make reasonable adjustments to accommodate their people. 

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