Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-140892
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Salary$60 per hour
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta
Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

****Applications close by 10am Tuesday 14th of March 2023.****

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

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage in a APS6 Policy Officer position for a 12-month assignment with potential extension in Adelaide CBD.

About the Team
The Mainstream Interface & Royal Commissions Branch represents the NDIA’s position on strategic policy matters in intergovernmental, bilateral and multilateral forums, to inform policy decisions that align with NDIS legislation, obligations and priorities, enhance outcomes for participants, are fit for purpose and maintain the intent and integrity of the scheme. It is responsible for leading and managing the NDIA’s involvement in strategic policy matters relating the schemes interactions with other support systems such as health, housing, education, aged care and child protection.
The Branch plays an important part in supporting the Royal Commission into the Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, by coordinating Agency wide responses, assisting in the preparation of Agency witnesses, and assisting policy areas in responding to recommendations of the Royal Commission.
The Branch also contributes to key Ministerial priority areas of reducing the number of Younger People in Residential Aged Care, and supporting the safe and timely discharge of NDIS participants from hospital
About the Role
The APS6 Policy Officer (Labour Hire) is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents.
The position is required to provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. Where required, the role will coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the NDIA’s objectives to “build a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme”.
The APS6 Policy Officer (Labour Hire) will have a considerable level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It is required to liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch/division/NDIA.

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:
  • Interpreting, drafting and reviewing policy and procedural issues with relevant business areas and key stakeholders.
  • Contributing to the planning and implementation of NDIA policies and objectives.
  • Drafting reports, briefing papers, agendas, minutes, speeches, Ministerial correspondence and discussion papers.
  • Conducting research and analysis to inform policy development and support implementation.
  • Tailoring written and verbal communications for a variety of audiences, providing advice on complex issues.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, participate in committees and forums.
  • Identifying emerging issues across mainstream interfaces and suggesting potential solutions.

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

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

What's on Offer?
•           Position located in Adelaide
•           APS6 $60.26/ph + super
•           Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
•           Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123