Solicitor, Privacy and Legal Compliance (Sol3)
Department of health
  • locationMelbourne, VIC
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time 30 April 2021
  • locationMelbourne, VIC
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time
Job Description

Job Description

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Managing Principal Solicitor Privacy and Legal Compliance, the Solicitor will provide legal advice on a range of legal compliance matters and privacy issues. The Solicitor will support the compliance functions of the branch, including but not limited to: advising the Department of Health in relation to the discharge of its compliance obligations arising under legislation and policy; maintaining registers including sunsetting regulations; ensuring knowledge of, and advising legal colleagues in the Branch and program areas across the Department of Health, about legislative changes likely to effect the Department's operations and activities; providing advice on legislation and compliance activities; maintaining and updating delegations as required across the Department; drafting reports as required; and developing and implementing appropriate systems to ensure the Branch and Department have up to date knowledge of legislative changes likely to affect their area of responsibility and discharge all compliance obligations effectively and efficiently. In addition, the Solicitor will support the Branch's privacy function and be required to advise on privacy matters from time to time.

Are you?

  • Do you have an interest in legal compliance?
  • Do you have any experience in privacy?
  • Motivated by working as part of a broader team?
  • HOW TO APPLY:

    Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

    Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

    Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

    Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

    For further information please visit the

    Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

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    Solicitor, Privacy and Legal Compliance (Sol3)

    • Job Details:
      Not disclosed AUD
      Melbourne, VIC, Any
    • Key Dates:
      30 April 2021
      Last -10 days to apply
    • Industry:
      Legal
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Reporting to the Managing Principal Solicitor Privacy and Legal Compliance, the Solicitor will provide legal advice on a range of legal compliance matters and privacy issues. The Solicitor will support the compliance functions of the branch, including but not limited to: advising the Department of Health in relation to the discharge of its compliance obligations arising under legislation and policy; maintaining registers including sunsetting regulations; ensuring knowledge of, and advising legal colleagues in the Branch and program areas across the Department of Health, about legislative changes likely to effect the Department's operations and activities; providing advice on legislation and compliance activities; maintaining and updating delegations as required across the Department; drafting reports as required; and developing and implementing appropriate systems to ensure the Branch and Department have up to date knowledge of legislative changes likely to affect their area of responsibility and discharge all compliance obligations effectively and efficiently. In addition, the Solicitor will support the Branch's privacy function and be required to advise on privacy matters from time to time.

    Are you?

  • Do you have an interest in legal compliance?
  • Do you have any experience in privacy?
  • Motivated by working as part of a broader team?
  • HOW TO APPLY:

    Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

    Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

    Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

    Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

    For further information please visit the

    Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.


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