Principal Adviser, Design Services (VPSG6)

Job posted: 05/02/2020
Applications close: 19/02/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Up to 2 years

Organisation: Department of Health and Human Services

Salary: $120,692 - $161,511

Occupation: Construction

Reference: VG/DHHS/HI/551446

Reference: VG/DHHS/HI/551446

Occupation: Construction

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.

The Planning and Development branch within the Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority (VHHSBA) is experiencing an exciting period of growth. We are looking for a Principal Advisor, Design Services to join our project-based team structure to provide expert design related input into all health infrastructure projects to meet both the strategic health service needs for Victoria now and into the future.

Reporting to the Manager, Design Services the Principal Advisor of Design Services role will provide authoritative advice in all urban design, architecture, briefing, health planning and Universal Design aspects of infrastructure planning and delivery.

Of key strategic importance, the Principal Advisor, Design Services will have extensive experience in infrastructure planning and design and must demonstrate a capacity to think laterally, methodically and be capable of forming excellent networks of collaborators across VHHSBA, DHHS, Agency partners and other Government departments and agencies particularly the Office of the Victorian Government Architect

Are you

  • Dedicated to achieving Good Design for the State's public sector health, sporting and public housing infrastructure?
  • Passionate about driving design excellence through the creation of vibrant urban environments and buildings that foster positive health and wellbeing outcomes?
  • A highly motivated individual, looking to expand your leadership and management skills?


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 safety screening processes.

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.