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POLICY, RISK AND QUALITY CONSULTANT

Organisation : inCommunity Inc.

Location : Brisbane (Ipswich)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Consulting & Strategy

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 24 Oct, 2019

About the role

1. Position Purpose

inCommunity is seeking a Policy, Risk and Quality Consultant. The consulting projects in which the consultant will be working are related to policy, compliance, risk management and quality/continuous improvement to ensure inCommunity programs, services and internal operations are compliant with contractual, legislative, accreditation and industry standards and requirements.

2. Key Responsibilities

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake gap analysis and self-assessment against HSQF, including development of new policies/procedures
  • Review organisational policies/procedures and guidelines, in consultation with internal subject matter experts, to ensure compliance with legislation, HSQF, Award and industry best practices, are inclusive of needs and requirements for new programs/services and that there are adequate internal controls in place for ongoing compliance
  • Review policy and procedure framework, including approval authorities/pathways
  • Review risk management framework and existing risk assessment tool, including development of a risk register, risk awareness education for board and staff, risk reporting process, risk appetite/statement
  • Review effectiveness of system for monitoring compliance with relevant laws, regulations and associated government policies
  • Review existing delegations and develop organisational schedule/matrix
  • Develop reporting tools to board around compliments, complaints, incidents
  • Review mechanism for feedback
  • Complete other tasks/activities as identified within the Audit and Risk Sub-Committee’s Action Plan.

3. Reporting Relationships

Consultant will report operationally to the CEO, inCommunity and professionally to the Chair of the Audit and Risk Sub-Committee, with regular updates provided to the Sub-Committee (as agreed).

4. Skills and Abilities

inCommunity requires a competent consultant who takes pride in the quality of their work, who can handle deadlines and multi-tasking, is able to organise their work independently, with high level research and analytical skills, excellent communication (written and oral skills) and knowledge/experience in the following core areas:

  • HSQF
  • SCHCADS Award
  • Legislation relevant to inCommunity
  • Policy and procedure
  • Risk management
  • Quality improvement/continuous improvement
  • NFP sector
  • Government departmental requirements.

Prior consultancy experience highly regarded, however not mandatory.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : inCommunity Inc.

How to apply for this role

All applications to be sent to:    arc@incommunity.com.au

Submit a 2-page cover letter detailing your knowledge and experience with the above, together with your CV of no more than 3 pages and 2 professional referees. As part of your cover letter please specify legislation relevant and applicable to InCommunity, approximate timeframe for the project and charge/rate. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Please quote in application: POLICY, RISK AND QUALITY CONSULTANT via Pro Bono Australia.


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