Compliance Manager

Job Title: Compliance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Newcastle
Reference: 305026
Contact Name: Louise Mann
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 06, 2021 14:15

Job Description

About the company

4 U Care pride themselves on being a person-centred care organisation first and foremost. They are constantly looking for ways to improve their service to better support their team and most importantly, the people they support in the community. Their aim is to be the preferred choice of support for people with a disability throughout Australia and they aim to be unparalleled in their quality of care.
The organisation currently services Newcastle, the Hunter and Lake Macquarie. They are unapologetic in their quest to be people centred and the best they can be. The leadership team are supportive, inclusive and participant-focused in everything that they do. With a growing team and a commitment to being the best in the industry, this has resulted in the opportunity for a compliance and risk management professional to join the team and really make a difference in the organisation.
About the role

This newly created role will take on the responsibility of the development and delivery of the compliance and risk management framework. With a focus on best practice, you will support the organisation to achieve strategic and operational objectives through the on-going development, implementation and monitoring of the compliance and risk management framework.
This is a full-time role based in the Newcastle. Reporting to the Corporate Governance Manager, it will manage the following responsibilities:

  • Development and execution of the compliance and risk management plan and control systems

  • Review, develop and implement compliance and risk management policies, procedures, guidelines and processes to ensure regulatory compliance

  • Conduct a gap analysis and provide advice, guidance and recommendations to the business regarding risk and compliance strategies, projects and initiatives

  • Implement and conduct internal audit programs to meet industry accreditation requirements

  • Facilitate, drive and oversee all WHS systems and legislative requirements for the business

  • Work collaboratively with the People and Culture team to ensure employee compliance relating to statutory clearance and training

  • Prepare and manage all reporting as required for senior management and external regulatory bodies

About you

We are looking for an experienced and proactive person. Ideally you will have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior compliance and risk management role

  • Demonstrated experience in managing industry registration and accreditation – ideally in a community services-based organisation (eg. NDIS, Aged Care)

  • Experience managing and developing risk and compliance documentation including policy, procedure, manuals, handbooks, plans and reports

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying legislation, to ensure compliance

  • Ability to research and provide sound advice relating to all compliance and risk matters

  • Proven experience in the application of child protection and child safe standards

  • Excellent knowledge of and application of WHS practices

  • Understanding of restrictive practice management and reporting

  • Strong commercial acumen and proven experience in undertaking activities that contribute to meeting the business’s objective and plans

  • Ability to effectively deal with multiple stakeholders, including regulatory and industry bodies

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills including strong assessment and judgement skills

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business Management, Risk Management, or similar

  • Certificate IV in WHS

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click "apply for this job" to submit your covering letter and CV.
Alternatively, please contact Louise Mann on or 0403416134 for a confidential discussion and to obtain a Success Profile Pack which includes a full position description.

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