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Internal Audit Officer

Baptist Care SA

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/10/2017

Job Category:

Accounting / Audit, Risk & Forensic

Job description:

The Organisation

Since our humble beginnings in 1913, we have grown to over 1,200 dedicated staff and volunteers, working tirelessly to help South Australians achieve their full potential. We’re committed to working with the State's most disadvantaged, championing local issues and connecting with people to enable positive change. It isn't easy tackling such tough issues, but our clients' successes mean it's often extremely rewarding.

The organisation is currently undergoing a period of growth and requires the support of a team committed to engaging with its people to support, develop and encourage a culture that befits the intrinsic values.

The Role

The Internal Audit Officer provides operational support within the Quality & Innovation department at Baptist Care and will be responsible for conducting tasks related to continuous quality improvement, in particular conducting internal audits among service programs at the organisation. Reporting to the Manager, Quality & Innovation, and the incumbent will be responsible for working with Service Managers to ensure compliance with relevant quality and contractual standards to enable Baptist Care to be an innovative agency with a clear client focus.

The Person

Key requirements:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and experience relevant to community service delivery including mental health, welfare, social work or allied health.
  • Demonstrated understanding of continuous quality improvement practices
  • Demonstrated understanding of community services practices
  • Demonstrated ability to understand contractual, service and program compliance in a community services environment
  • Demonstrated advanced interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal communication (both oral and written) skills
  • Evidence of supporting a healthy workplace culture and environment for the team.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skill
  • Strong stakeholder experience with all levels of the workplace

Additionally, you must have or be willing to obtain the following:

  • A valid full South Australia driver’s license (C Class)
  • A valid DCSI National Criminal History Check – Child-Related Employment Screening
  • A valid Training – Child Safe Environments (only face to face training is acceptable)

Candidates who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Baptist Care is committed to the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable people and as such applicants will be considered in accordance with our safety practices and suitability screening processes prior to an offer or employment. All applicants must undergo a Criminal History Records Check – Child Related Screening via the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI).

To Apply: For your convenience when applying please read through the attached position description (by clicking on the "Position Description" tab below) and have your resume and cover letter ready as you will be asked to upload your documents. Please address the selection criteria within your cover letter.

Please direct any queries regarding the role to

Location: Central

Closing Date: Friday, October 20, 2017

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