Job Details
  • Reference383575A_1637265598
  • LocationGeelong
  • SalaryUp to AU$60 per hour + + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted19 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 team:
The Executive and Corporate Communications team provides strategic advice, support and content development for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and members of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) to support their internal and external communication and engagement activity. Through effective management and ongoing improvement of the Agency's corporate communication channels, the team also supports the delivery of quality outcomes by ensuring the Agency's staff and partners are informed and participants, providers, and the broader sector receive up to date information.

About the role:
The APS6 Accessibility Advisor is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities including the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team. It will require working collaboratively within the team including sharing and developing specialised knowledge in areas of expertise. The position has reasonable autonomy and accountability to exercise both initiative and judgment to interpret legislation and policy, in the application of practices and procedures to achieve outcomes within the functions. The APS6 Accessibility Advisor will provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems.

It may be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the agency's objectives. The role will have a considerable level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It may liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch and wider Agency.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Developing auditing process with internal audit team to ensure compliance with the agency'sstandards of accessible communications.
  • Working with internal audit team to develop reports on non-compliance including issues found and recommended solutions.
  • Managing the immediate update and continuous improvement of the Accessibility Hub, including ongoing review and update of resources and self-guided training.
  • Supporting the management of the accessibility inbox.
  • Supporting the development and/or coordination of accessibility training and workshops to improve the quality of communications products and general accessibility capability uplift.
  • Supporting the Agency's accessible communications work ensuring products and promotional items are accessible and align with the agency's style and brand guidelines.
  • Assisting with outputs associated with the Agency's accessible print, design, Braille and LOTE translations including provide advice on content accuracy.
  • Developing and supporting reporting and presentations on accessibility practice and pilot progress.
  • Defining and testing solutions according to specifications using various accessibility testing tools and/or assistive technologies.
  • Coordinating the required ongoing Agency wide sessions
  • Maintaining knowledge of current developments and trends in accessibility and digital technologies and how they may assist the Agency to achieve best practice.


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 Vedangi.more@chandlermacleod.com or call me on 0469 889 351 for a confidential chat regarding the role.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 24/11/21 at 12pm