Quality Audits now include a self-assessment audit tool for practitioners

Quality Audits now include a self-assessment audit tool for practitioners

Friday, 27 January 2017

Quality audits are an opportunity to strengthen our partnership with private practitioners. They commenced last year and have now progressed to include a self-assessment audit tool (SAT) for practitioners.

We are introducing the SAT initially with summary crime panel practitioners. This timing will correspond with the quality audits currently taking place.

The SAT is designed for practitioners to self-report on their adherence to panel deed requirements. It also provides practitioners with an opportunity to reflect on how well you meet minimum requirements as set out in our Practice Standards. The SAT seeks practitioner’s feedback on where improvements need to be made.

The SAT will be sent by the Quality Audit team to the practitioner as a Word document. If you are meeting the minimum standards, the SAT will take 10–15 minutes. The document is then returned by the practitioner to the Quality Audit team for review.

Summary Crime Panel practitioners will receive the SAT in February 2017. Practitioners will have two weeks to submit their completed SAT.

Practitioners are encouraged to contact the Quality Audit team for assistance.

Contact

If you have questions about quality audits and the new self-assessment tool, please contact the Quality Audit team via email qualityaudits@vla.vic.gov.au or phone (03) 9606 5242.