Policy Adviser, Aboriginal Health (VPSG4)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/DH/AH/67151

Reference: VG/DH/AH/67151

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


VPS4 Policy Adviser, Aboriginal Health

Ongoing. Full time. Melbourne CBD location.

Salary range: $88,955 to $100,930 plus Super



The Policy Adviser will contribute to the development of policy to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal people and their families living in Victoria.

The Policy Adviser will support work with key Aboriginal health organisations, departmental divisions and health services to ensure health care delivery is culturally safe and accessible for Aboriginal people. The Policy Adviser will also contribute to the development and design of service and programs in line with principles of self-determination and Aboriginal ways of being, knowing and doing. This includes supporting the identification of improvement priorities and opportunities, contributing to the implementation of key initiatives, and providing expert advice.

The role requires facilitation and collaboration skills and an ability to work flexibly and creatively to respond to emerging issues, systemic barriers and reform agendas.



Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the SPECIAL MEASURES PROVISION of S12(1) of the Equal Opportunity Act (VIC).



Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Policy Adviser, Aboriginal Health (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

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Janice Raux | 9500 4252 or janice.raux@health.vic.gov.au

Policy Adviser, Aboriginal Health (VPSG4)