Manager, Community Engagement, CET Community Engagement (VPSG6)

Job posted: 12/10/2020
Applications close: 26/10/2020 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Health and Human Services

Salary: $120,692 - $161,511

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DHHS/PH/583486

Reference: VG/DHHS/PH/583486

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511

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.

Applications Close: Monday 26 October 2020

Role: Fixed term until 30 June 2021

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
Work from Home. 

Position Summary: 

  • Exciting new role
  • Shift work, full time 5 days a week across a 7 day rotating roster

A fantastic opportunity exists for a community engagement manager to join our testing command team. Within this role you will be responsible for designing complex engagement strategies and communication materials targeted to vulnerable and culturally sensitive virtual and online communities.  This is a busy and rewarding role within a fantastic team who have a great culture of comradery.

Within this role you will be responsible for building confidence and trust in the testing system for vulnerable and culturally sensitive communities. You will design, facilitate, and deliver targeted virtual and online engagement strategies to gain buy in and trust. You will also prepare written communication and media materials to facilitate broad ranging community engagement in the development and delivery of key health messaging. You will utilise your exceptional stakeholder engagement skills to build relationships ensuring the successful delivery of targeted messaging.

To succeed in this role you will have experience working with diverse communities developing and implementing community engagement and health promotion activities. You will possess excellent written communications skills with the ability build trusted relationships with a diverse population. You will have a commitment to improving the health of vulnerable and marginalised communities.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with an industry leader who promote a culture of growth, learning, and improvement within a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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.

Manager, Community Engagement, CET Community Engagement (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Job classification:



Tom Pender | tom.pender@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Manager, Community Engagement, CET Community Engagement (VPSG6)