Job Details
  • Reference381830B_1634199937
  • LocationGeelong
  • SalaryAU$45 - AU$45.74 per hour + + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted13 days ago
  • ConsultantVedangi More

About the Organization:
This leading government agency supports those in need and provides tools for Australians to be able to achieve their goals. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency has a great team culture and excellent office locations in Geelong.

About the role:
The APS5 Community Engagement and Communications Officer is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and allocating work to other lower level team members. It will require working collaboratively within the team including sharing and developing specialized knowledge in areas of expertise.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Educating, informing and liaising with mainstream services to improve participant experience and increase participant social and economic participation.
  • Maintaining local relationships with relevant key stakeholders to support effective engagement.
  • Working as part of a high performing team to effectively engage with people with disability, their families and carers using a nationally consistent engagement approach.
  • Representing the agency at external forums and events, providing information and guidance to people with disability, agency's participants and the wider community.
  • Proactively delivering engagement activities and projects against the agency's Engagement strategy by applying communication and engagement experience.
  • Delivering clear, concise and effective messaging to people with disability, their families and carers as well as other community and mainstream stakeholders.
  • Managing the state/territory engagement inbox, acting as a point of escalation for the triaging of enquiries and requests.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Strong and adaptable communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams and adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy

You MUST be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be considered for this opportunity and eligible to clear a national police check.

How to apply:
Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to or call me on 0469 889 351 for a confidential chat regarding the role.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 25/10/21 at 12pm