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Community Advocacy Officer

Community Advocacy Officer

Job Title: Community Advocacy Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hobart
Industry:
Salary: $41.94 p/h + super
Start Date: 9th December
Reference: 1011SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewell
Contact Email: sarah@publicsectorpeople.com.au
Job Published: November 21, 2019 15:46

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently inviting applications for the role of Community Advocacy Officer to join a Council in Melbourne south-eastern suburbs, initially this role would be part time 15 hours per week and will be focused on policy & initiatives around social housing. 

The objective of your role is to contribute to the development, design and implementation of a range of advocacy and integrated social planning activities that will build capacity and inclusion and enhance the health and well being of
the community. 

Key Requirements: 
  • Well developed skills and experience in community consultation and engagement
  • Proven record in advocacy, developing policy, conducting research and social planning
  • Expertise in researching, planning and developing a range of social planning and community development strategies, policies and programs
  • Advocacy, engagement and influencing skills to develop partnerships with business, community and government agencies and lead others to achieve agreed outcomes
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, incorporating verbal and written communication
  • An understanding of the social, political and legal frameworks in which Local Government operates,incorporating political acumen to deal with sensitive internal and council issues

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Sarah Kettlewell on (03) 8535 3111. 
  
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