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Quality and Accreditation Development Coordinator (re advertised)

Quality and Accreditation Development Coordinator

The Salvation Army Westcare is an Out-of-Home-Care (OoHC) agency providing a continuum of specialised services to babies, children, young people and their families in the Western Division of Melbourne as defined by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) who are considered high risk in the community.

The services provided include a continuum of OoHC for those no longer able to live with their families (Home Based and Residential Care), intensive, flexible outreach support through youth work and case management, continuing care support, education programs for those excluded from mainstream education and transitional housing support.

The Quality and Research Team (QRT) works to ensure that Westcare meets its compliance obligations by working with Senior Management, Program Staff and others to review existing work practices and support the ongoing implementation of agency wide or program specific system improvements, and in so doing ensure that quality improvement is a shared responsibility and interest of all members of the organisation.

We seek an experienced and motivated person to join QRT and take on a coordination role in planning, implementation and evaluation of strategies focused on continuous quality improvement across all areas at Westcare, through the provision of information requests, submissions and quality audits, as well as taking a lead on the implementation of Child Safe initiatives across Westcare and the broader State Social Command (where required).

This is a full time permanent position.  SCHADS Level 6 (1 – 3).  Salary Packaging is available.

For a position description (PD) please see attached.

Applications must address the key selection criteria (identified in the capabilities – specialist competencies section of the PD).

For a confidential discussion about the role, please call John Quiroga (Quality and Research Consultant) on (03) 8311 5011.

Email your application including cover letter and resume directly to John at [email protected]

Applications close 5.00pm on Friday, 3 March 2017.

Job contact

Name: John Quiroga

Phone: (03) 8311 5011