Position Details
Reference Number 11406
Position Title IT Security Specialist
Employment Type Full Time
Entity UnitingSA
Location 70 Dale Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015
Award Classification Non Award - Non Award
Travel Requirements Travel throughout the service delivery region is required
Position Summary
  • Full-time 6 month fixed term contract
  • Salary packaging benefits (tax-free not-for-profit)
  • Training & development provided


A career at UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA) offers exciting rewards and opportunities for anybody wanting to make a difference to their community. Our work environment encourages employees to grow professionally and personally, motivating them to do great things.

Our employees are integral for delivering quality services and we are committed to their personal and professional development.

UCWPA provides community services which improve the quality of life for aged, unemployed and homeless people, families, children, youth, people with a mental health disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. UWCPA is one of the larger organisations providing quality aged care services in South Australia.


The IT Security Specialist will be responsible for reviewing, planning, implementing and monitoring ICT related security risks and solutions to enable compliance with industry benchmarks and standards with the express purpose of providing an exceptional and secure ICT environment.  Located at Port Adelaide, we require a competent professional with qualifications and experience in areas of security, audit, assurance, governance, risk or compliance. Experience with ISM, ISO 27001 or IRAP will be highly regarded.

Key responsibilities include: Investigate, create and implement a relevant security framework

  • Provide advice and perform technical security configuration of infrastructure and user access
  • Provide timely and quality support, investigation and resolution to incidents
  • Establish procedures and routines to ensure security requirements are maintained

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary or industry qualifications in IT Security
  • Experience in IT security, audit, risk, compliance
  • Experience in the design and operation of enterprise-level secured networks & systems
  • Experience in the implementation of an information security management stystem

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience in IT security.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have the relevant IT qualifications or experience to apply for this position
Essential: Have you supplied a cover letter addressing your relevant IT security experience?
Essential: Do you have a current South Australian drivers licence?
Contact Person Jackie Walker
Contact Number 84402152
Closing Date 22/05/2017
Job and Person Specification IT Security Specialist.pdf