Branch Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job posted: 15/03/2023
Applications close: 29/03/2023 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/DFFH/FVEC/00635202

Reference: VG/DFFH/FVEC/00635202

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)


An exciting new opportunity exists for a Branch Coordinator to join the Office of the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and Intergovernmental Relations.


Reporting to the Executive Director and working as part of a busy, high performing branch, the Branch Coordinator will ensure the branch runs efficiently by providing high-level coordination support and process advice to the Executive Director and the wider branch. The Branch Coordinator will also maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the branch, division and wider department.


This role suits a person who is a proactive and highly organised self-starter with an ability to work in a complex, sensitive and fast‑paced environment. The role also requires high levels of adaptability and a commitment to collaboration and contributing to a professional and supportive work environment.


  • Drive continuous improvement in the Office of the Executive Director and branch by leading a range of strategic and administrative projects. Administrative projects include developing and implementing guidelines to improve work practices and processes.
  • Respond to queries and information requests, provide high-quality and timely information and authoritative advice, and take follow up action as required. This includes operating confidentially, with discretion and with a high level of integrity and autonomy, and allocating issues for resolution to managers, directors and the Executive Director.
  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director including calendar management as needed.

Please open the position description to read more.


The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
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. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

Branch Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

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Jessica Chandler | jessica.chandler@dffh.vic.gov.au

Branch Coordinator (VPSG4)