11 Feb, 2019

Child Safety and Risk Manager

  • Scripture Union Queensland
  • Fortitude Valley QLD, Australia
Full time Business Development Legal Nonprofit & Social Services

Job Description


  • Do you have Child Safety and Risk Management experience?
  • Do you enjoy working within a strong Christian environment?
  • Fortitude Valley location


About Scripture Union Queensland

Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels.


About the role

We are looking for a compassionate Child Safety and Risk Manager with proven expertise, dedication and hands-on experience in a similar role.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director Shared Services, you will be responsible for designing and implementing a robust system that combines all of Scripture Union’s (SU) Child Protection practices, policies and record keeping.  The role has responsibility for the management of SU’s child protection risk strategies, policies and systems, insurances, and compliance framework while working with other teams to develop a culture and practice of organisational risk and management reporting.  


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent knowledge of relevant legislation/s and best practice in terms of Child Safety and Risk Management;
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing Child Protection risk frameworks and record keeping systems;
  • Previous experience in a risk / compliance role or similar;
  • High level of communications skills;
  • Experience in communicating in a range of settings to a wide variety of people; and
  • Tertiary education highly desired but not mandatory.


In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and how you meet the key accountabilities listed in the role statement. No more than two pages in total.

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  • Current CV


Please email your application to vacancies@suqld.org.au. The closing date for this position is Wednesday 6th March 2019. For all other general enquiries, please contact People Services on (07) 3112 6566.

(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)

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