Administration Support and Briefings Officer - Mental Health Reform Victoria (VPSG3)

Job posted: 21/05/2020
Applications close: 07/06/2020 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / to February 2020

Organisation: Department of Health and Human Services

Salary: $68,884 - $83,640

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DHHS/MHRV/570530

Reference: VG/DHHS/MHRV/570530

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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.

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
Melbourne CBD
Position Summary:

Administration Support and Briefings Officer

The landmark Victorian Government Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System represents a significant opportunity for system wide reform that will require whole-of-government strategic responses. The Royal Commission released its interim report in November 2019, which included a recommendation for government to establish an administrative office to implement the Royal Commission's recommendations.

Working in the Transition Team to establish the Mental Health Implementation Office, the Administration Officer will be responsible for management of office supplies and orders, assistance in the coordination of document organisation and team processes, preparation and formatting of financial and administrative reports and presentations, and project support. The Administration Officer will support the Transition Team to hit the ground running to provide comprehensive advice for the incoming CEO of the Mental Health Implementation Office.

Are you

  • Highly organized and experienced in project management and office support?

  • Proficient with document organisation and tools such as Teams, TRIM and Office Suite?
  • Able to work flexibly and proactively?


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 review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and pre-employment screening processes.  Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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/

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

Administration Support and Briefings Officer - Mental Health Reform Victoria (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / to February 2020

Job classification:



Lauren Costello | 0438 643 061

Administration Support and Briefings Officer - Mental Health Reform Victoria (VPSG3)