Head of Community Engagement

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

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All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/VHHSBA/519136
Closing Date: 27-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: No File Attached
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Contact: Emma Elliott
emma.elliott@hudson.com

Position Details

Position Details 

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 12/360 Elizabeth Street Melbourne  

Position Summary: 

The Head of Community Engagement will contribute to an increased community engagement presence within the Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authorityto aid in the delivery of major health and human services infrastructure. 

The Head of Community Engagement will report directly to the Director of Communications and will develop engagement strategies capable of supporting the roll-out of major infrastructure across health and human services.  

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in leading community engagement strategies.  

Are you  

Passionate about the potential for community engagement to enhance the delivery of public infrastructure 

Excited by the challenge of a complex and rewarding infrastructure portfolio  

A highly motivated individual, looking to expand your skills 

Please note: 

This role will be managed by our recruitment partner Hudsons.

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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