Policy and Compliance Officer (Early Learning)

Full Time

The Uniting Church in Australia (the Church) is a large uniquely Australian Christian denomination in Australia with heritage from historical reformed evangelical denominations. In Queensland, the Uniting Church has around 250 congregations and has schools, colleges and large community services (such as UnitingCare and Wesley Mission Queensland).

We are seeking an individual to join us and provide specialist support in relation to policy and compliance with a focus on the early education sector.

The position’s key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of compliance frameworks for Uniting Education Early Learning (includes Childcare, family day care, outside school hours care, In-Home Care).
  • Develop and maintain internal compliance policies, procedures and guidelines, as required.
  • Ensure the organisation has and maintains appropriate privacy and confidentiality forms.
  • Undertake analysis of business processes and operations against regulatory and other frameworks.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Qualifications in compliance and auditing a must
  • Demonstrated moderate experience in compliance, risk assurance and/or governance ideally within the early learning sector.
  • Previous experience in developing compliance and / or policy framework.
  • Previous demonstrated experience in complaint handling and investigations.
  • Working knowledge of the ISO 19600 Compliance Is this related to organisational compliance need to be a little more specific
  • Working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Framework including the Education and Care Services Law (Queensland) and Education and Care National Regulations.


Remuneration negotiations with the successful candidate will be within the applicable remuneration range.

Further Details

You can view the full position description here.

To apply, send a completed Application Cover Sheet, CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to careers@ucaqld.com.au.

Enquiries in relation to the position can be made directly to Yolanda Borucki on 0455 887 358 or Yolanda.borucki@ucaqld.com.au.

Uniting Church in Australia, Queensland Synod is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation and for all children who come into contact with our services we will provide welcoming, safe and nurturing services, prevent child abuse and neglect within our services and appropriately and immediately address child abuse and neglect if it does occur.

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The Uniting Church in Australia, Queensland Synod is an equal opportunity employer committed to Uniting in Christ; acting with love, living with hope, witnessing in faith, working for justice.