Job Details
  • Reference396395A_1659406373
  • LocationElizabeth
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted13 days ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a APS5 Program Support Officer for 18 month assignment with potential extension in ELIZABETH SA.

About the Team

The Younger People in Residential Aged Care (YPIRAC) team is part of the newly formed YPIRAC/Hospital Interface Branch. The YPIRAC team provides specialised support for people with disability who are living in, or at risk of permanently entering aged care facilities. The team play a key role in the implementation of the government's YPIRAC Strategy for participants aged under 65 years. The team works with health liaison officers (HLO), Agency Policy and Mainstream Interface teams, and National Delivery.

The Hospital Interface team provides an important link between state and territory hospital staff and the Agency. The team works with hospital staff to ensure participants who are medically ready for discharge have the right supports in place when returning to the community. The team works with planners, participants and hospital staff.

About the Role

The APS5 Program Support Officer is accountable under limited direction to undertake moderately complex work that delivers quality outcomes related to national and branch deliverables, creating quality outcomes guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents.

The position is a team membership position within the Agency that may have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across a range of activities. It will provide the supervision of other team members within the team, setting of priorities, allocating work, collation and interpretation of data for operational information and reporting purposes to support informed decision making.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical expertise across a range of programs or activities including systems and people performance, financial, staff lifecycle, knowledge and change management to contribute to business unit outcomes.
  • Assisting with maintaining process and documentation relating to service delivery, ensuring alignment to legislation and policy, and utilising change and risk management principles to ensure impacts are communicated to relevant parties.
  • Coordinating and analysing data and written information for the purposes of drafting high level internal and external communications including reports, advice, presentations and communications for Ministerial, Parliamentary and executive responses.
  • Maintaining sound understanding of relevant statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks to apply across multiple portfolios and support the identification and development of innovative solutions.
  • Assisting with the collation and audits of workforce planning data, reporting on staff lifecycle and confirming against financial, systems and people performance data.
  • Applying innovation initiatives to maximise the benefits of change and contributes to the improvement in quality and efficiency of services.

(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in ELIZABETH SA
  • APS5 $53.63/ph + super
  • Temporary contract for 18 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

****Applications close by 2pm Thursday 18th of August 2022.****

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123W