Senior Communications Adviser

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.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

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.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination. We are proudly working with White Ribbon to create a safer workplace.

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/VHHSBA/519140
Closing Date: 27-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
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: 2

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

Position Summary: 

 

The Senior Communications Adviser will be responsible for developing and delivering communication strategies and managing issues to protect and promote the work of the Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority. The Senior Communications Adviser will advise and support the Manager Communications and Digital through the development of communication strategies for key projects.

Are you

An outstanding communicator with at least 3 years strategic communications and digital experience

A creative and strategic thinker who can tailor communications to influence specific stakeholders and audiences

A collaborator who can develop strong internal and external relationships and become a trusted adviser

Are you

An excellent leader with a proven record of achievement leading a team in a creative environment?

An exemplary project manager who can effectively manage priorities, meet deadlines and create opportunities for the delivery of innovative creative solutions?

Open to new ideas and ways of working, and able to embrace innovative practices as part of improving communications effectiveness and Branch performance?

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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