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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: North East - Shepparton
Reference: VG/DHHS/EED/380776
Closing Date: 20-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS-4 Adviser AP&SS (380776) Nov 2018 PD .doc (Word, 958KB)
Job Specification

VPS-4 Adviser AP&SS (380776) Nov 2018 PD .pdf (PDF, 288KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Linda Shields
03 5832 1581

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): Shepparton or Seymour

Position Summary:

Are you:

  • A person with knowledge and experience of implementing health and human services policy initiatives and program development?
  • Able to negotiate, communicate and build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders in the health and human services sector?
  • A person who cooperates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals?

The Adviser located within the Agency Performance team in the Agency Performance and System Support Unit, Goulburn Area, in the East Division has the primary relationship with a varied portfolio of funded organisations.  This role supports organisations to maintain quality and performance and supports and undertakes a range of functions including managing service agreements, monitoring organisation targets and performance and the provision of advice to local community service organisations, health agencies and human services organisations. In collaboration with other staff you will have responsibility for implementation of key departmental policy and reform agendas including the Funded Organisations Performance Monitoring Framework (FOPMF).

How to Apply:

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

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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.

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