Senior Corporate Communications Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 18/11/2022
Applications close: 04/12/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/06/2023

Organisation: Mental Health Complaints Commissioner

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/DH/SB/611812A

Reference: VG/DH/SB/611812A

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

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.

VPS5 Senior Corporate Communications Officer

Fixed term to 30/06/2023. Full time (flexible). Melbourne CBD location.

Salary range: $103,920 to $125,735 pa plus Super

Job applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 4 December 2022


The Senior Corporate Communications Officer will play a key role in developing and implementing innovative corporate communications solutions during a time of change and transformation as the powers and functions of the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner (MHCC) are transferred to the new Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission (MHWC).

You will have the creativity and vision to contribute to meaningful, engaging communications to both internal and external stakeholders, coupled with an eye for detail and the ability to multi-task and deliver results to tight timeframes.

Are you:

  • Experienced in developing and implementing effective communications that deal with change and transformation?
  • Demonstrated experience and excellence in communication and stakeholder engagement, including working with a diverse range of communities, government and non-government stakeholders?
  • Passionate about working to drive continuous improvement in the mental health sector and realise the vision of the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System?

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19. Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made. If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.


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

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through https://www.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-skills-exchange rather than via external advertisement.

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 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.

Senior Corporate Communications Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30/06/2023

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Jake McLaughlan | Jake.McLaughlan@mhcc.vic.gov.au

Senior Corporate Communications Officer (VPSG5)