Workforce Services Officer

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

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.

Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/DHHS/WWD/379137
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: to 15.02.2019
Attachments: WD379137 Workforce Services Officer VPS3 PD.docx (Word, 182KB)
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WD379137 Workforce Services Officer VPS3 PD.pdf (PDF, 283KB)
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Contact: Leyla Ibrahim
03 9275 7575

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 Ballarat, Footscray & Geelong (Primarily based in Geelong)

Position Summary:


This role is part of the Workforce Services Team within the People and Culture Branch that provides human resources (HR) services to employees across DHHS West Division.  These services include end to end recruitment and providing advice to staff on employment matters as well as supporting our Departments broader strategies.

The position requires sound analytical and conceptual skills, a strong customer focus and the ability to work in a team located in a number of different locations. The successful candidate will be well organised, able to work with competing priorities and take pride in providing workforce services to the West Division on behalf of the People and Culture Branch.

Are You:

  • Someone who has a strong commitment to excellent customer service?
  • Capable of working in a team and building strong relationships?
  • Do you have demonstrated experience across a broad range of human resource functions, preferably in a large and complex organisation?


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.
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