Peer Support Coordinator (Programs and Projects) (AV5)

Job posted: 17/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Ambulance Victoria

Salary: $122,236 - $144,502

Occupation: Other

Reference: AV/792368

Reference: AV/792368

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $122,236 - $144,502

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Opportunity to use your project management, governance and program coordination skills in this permanent role within a state-wide health service.

  • Bring your project management service delivery capability and coordination skills to ensure resourcing, governance, accessibility and coordination skills to support the Peer Support Program in Ambulance Victoria.
  • Develop, maintain and administer projects, strategies and frameworks that govern the Peer Support Programs policies and procedures, briefing notes, business cases for program activities, initiatives, training and education.
  • Tax-friendly salary packaging at Doncaster that many involve a combination of working from home and onsite.

At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient, and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to the Victorian public, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time' to life.

We are seeking a Peer Support Coordinator (Programs and Projects) to ensure that resourcing, accessibility, and that the adjunct programs and projects that support the peer support team are coordinated the Wellbeing and Support Services Department. This is a Fulltime Permanent position currently based in Doncaster.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Peer and Pastoral Care, the responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, maintain and administer projects that align the peer support program policies and procedures in accordance with organisational and program standards, training and refresher requirements for the peer support program.
  • Project manage service delivery activities for the peer support program  and prepare reports, briefing notes and business cases for peer support program activities related to program initiatives and training;
  • Support existing and/or new initiatives and projects, committees and working groups to support the delivery of recommendations Undertake and develop project tasks, strategies, frameworks, and implementation plans, assess project risks, issues and participate in stakeholder meetings to ensure project deadlines are met.
  • Provide out of hours support for the Peer Support Program on a rostered call arrangement.

About you

To be considered for this position you will possess:

A tertiary qualification, preferably at postgraduate level in a relevant discipline with high level experience in a project management related field or an equivalent combination of training and sound experience (preferably in emergency services or provision wellbeing/peer support).

  • High level demonstrated experience in project management and program coordination with excellent administrative and computer skills and the ability to handle competing demands in a high-volume work environment is required.
  • In addition, your high-level communication and interpersonal skills to liaise and consult with key parties, negotiate successful outcomes on complex and sensitive issues and conflict resolution.
  • Your written communication skills, ability to interpret and implement relevant policies and procedures that inform and support the delivery of wellbeing and support services is essential to your success in this role.

Working at AV

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. Although there will be a requirement to maintain a presence at Headquarters, flexible working arrangements are available and will be discussed with the successful candidate. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking.

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you're ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help make a real difference, we want to hear from you!

Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check.

By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.

The position is graded at AV5. The AV grade salary range for AV5 position is $122,236 to $144,502 plus 10% superannuation. Salary on commencement is offered at the base of the AV grade. This role also attracts an annual after-hours allowance of $10,445 pa.

How to apply

See ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' on our careers page. For any queries please email gina.mammone@ambulance.vic.gov.au or on 0417 279 549.

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:

  • A covering letter
  • A resume
  • A document addressing the selection criteria. (These criteria can be found on the last page of the position description

We request that your application for the Peer Support Coordinator (Programs and Projects)  position is forwarded by 8 July 2022 by clicking on ‘apply online'.

Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website https://careers.ambulance.vic.gov.au/ to be considered.


At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.