Senior Policy Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 22/06/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30th November 2021

Organisation: COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/CQV/DSCHM/1540640

Reference: VG/CQV/DSCHM/1540640

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria, we're looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We're all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our organisation, we'd love to hear from you.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please email project.recruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

About us

COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria (CQV) is responsible for Victoria's COVID-19 Accommodation response, including:

  • Mandatory quarantine for returned overseas travellers
  • Emergency Accommodation for people that cannot safely isolate/quarantine in their accommodation.

The Victorian Chief Health Officer has mandated that all returning overseas travellers arriving in Victoria must go into mandatory quarantine for 14 days from the day of their arrival to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

In addition, CQV is responsible for the operation of Victoria's Emergency Accommodation program for community members and their close contacts who have tested positive for COVID-19 and where an assessment has concluded that there are no other suitable alternative accommodation options for self-isolation.

Infection control and prevention is the primary objective of the mandatory quarantine and emergency accommodation programs.

About the role

The Senior Policy Officer undertakes a range of research, analysis, and administrative activities to support the Resident Health and Wellbeing team. The role contributes to the development of operating instructions, health processes and policies that support the Resident Health and Wellbeing team within COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria (CQV).

This role also includes:

  • Draft operating instructions, policies and procedures with input provided by key subject matter experts.
  • Support the delivery of key projects and initiatives, including liaising with team members, recognising potential barriers, and developing effective ways to deal with them.
  • Prepare reports to inform decision making and contribute to policy development.
  • Assist the team in the delivery of Resident Health and Wellbeing projects and initiatives to facilitate the timely delivery of policy objectives.
  • Contribute to the preparation of draft correspondence, papers, and minutes to support the development of policy initiatives.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in policy support and development
  • Experience in research, analysis and problem solving
  • Excellent written communication and experience of administrative support
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or experience would be desirable.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Senior Policy Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30th November 2021

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Jonathan Borg | Jonathan.Borg@cqv.vic.gov.au

Senior Policy Officer (VPSG5)