Senior Local Engagement 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 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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/VG/DHHS/ND/378032A
Closing Date: 29-Apr-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS-5 Senior Local Engagement Officer 378082 (April 2018).doc (Word, 973KB)
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Contact: Ryan Czwarno
Ph: 9412 2797

Position Details


Position Summary:

The Senior Local Engagement Officer supports the responsibilities of the Agency Connections team by providing a primary point of engagement for the department with, and key support for, funded Community Service
Organisation's (CSO). The position provides local intelligence to and collaborates with areas of the department that oversee core monitoring of CSO performance.

 

Are you

 

  • Able to build and maintain relationships with people at all levels, promote harmony and consensus through diplomatic handling of disagreements, the ability to forge useful partnerships with people across business area and build trust through consistent actions, values and communication?
  • Customer focused: do you listen to customers and actively seek to meet customer needs by seeking ways to improve services and deliver high quality outcomes for clients?
  • And able to cooperate and work well with others in pursuit of team goals, collaborate and share information?

 

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.
 
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/


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