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Public Health Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 09/10/2020
Applications close: 30/10/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Health and Human Services

Salary: $86,558 - $98,210

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/PH002

Reference: VG/PH002

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $86,558 - $98,210

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.

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): Working from home


Position Summary:

This Project Officer will work as part of a team to support the case and contact management in the investigation, surveillance, management and control of COVID-19. The Project Officer role will provide cultural knowledge and experience, support and engage with internal and external stakeholders to follow up on confirmed case and contact as well as to provide public health advice and support to cases and contacts. This role will work with culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Are you

  • An Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person?
  • Someone who enjoys working in a fast paced, responsive environment?
  • Able to adapt and learn new systems quickly?
  • Able to work with limited supervision, managing your time?

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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).

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.

Public Health Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Tom Weatherley | tom.weatherley@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Public Health Project Officer (VPSG4)