Senior Local Engagement Officer VPS5.1

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Wangaratta
Reference: VG/DHHS/OPR/512454
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $101,935
Job Duration: 6 months
Attachments: VPS5 Senior Local Engagement Officer - NDIS Transition OM.doc (Word, 975KB)
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Contact: Max Fleming
phone 0417 013 809

Position Details

Senior Local Engagement Officer (NDIS transition Project)

Fixed term initially until 30/04/2018 - part time (68.4 hours per fortnight)

Location:- Wangaratta

Salary:- $92,253 - $101,935 + superannuation

As the Senior Local Engagement Officer you will support the responsibilities of the Agency Connections Team by providing a primary point of engagement for the department with, and key support for, funded CSOs. The position provides local intelligence to and collaborates with areas of the department that oversee core monitoring of CSO performance. 

Are you

  • A perceptive relationship builder with strong organisational awareness
  • Conscientious, with well-developed organisation skills
  • Adaptable and flexible

For furth information please contact Max Fleming ph 0417 013 809

please quote position number DHHS/OPR/512454

Applications close Sunday 24th September 2017

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 view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.
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