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Community Services Policy Officer

Community Services Policy Officer

Job Title: Community Services Policy Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
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Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0309SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewell
Contact Email: sarah@publicsectorpeople.com.au
Job Published: September 06, 2021 11:03

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently inviting applications for the role of Community Services Policy Officer, to join a Local Government organisation within Melbourne's inner city suburbs. Temporary contract engagement for 8 months, on a part time basis to commence immediately.  

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for developing policy that informs decisions about current and future community based needs, with a focus on Aged Care & older people. Reviewing at and assessing Council's role in facilitating these services based on evidence and research. 

Key Requirements: 

  • Working knowledge & experience with Aged Care policies
  • Previous experience in policy framework related to services for older people 
  • experience in policy development and service review regarding the provision of community services within an local government context
  • Well developed communication skills (written and verbal) including the ability to prepare and present quality briefings, reports, and correspondence to various stakeholders 
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated understanding of the Australian aged care system and associated service delivery, and its challenges and opportunities
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other similar roles in Local Government, please contact Sarah Kettlewell on (03) 8535 3111.

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