Job Details
  • Reference396143A_1658902960
  • LocationElizabeth
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted19 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 APS6 Program Support (Team Leader) for 12 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 APS6 Program Support Officer is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work related to national and branch deliverables, delivering quality outcomes guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards and performance metrics.

It is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team.

The APS6 Program Support Officer will provide detailed professional, operational support and advice that will enable Service Delivery to perform to a high standard and deliver quality outcomes. It may be required to coordinate and assist in strategic planning and support as well as program and project management in order to support the Agency's objective to "build a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme".

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Leading and/or managing staff responsible for providing business administration support, expertise and/or technical knowledge across a range of activities including systems, workload management, people performance, financial, staff lifecycle, knowledge and change management.
  • Providing accurate and specialised advice, ensuring knowledge of and compliance with relevant legislation and policy frameworks across multiple portfolios.
  • Assessing and maintaining quality processes 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 branch level communications and/or high level internal and external communications including reports, advice, presentations and communications for Ministerial, Parliamentary and executive responses.
  • Collecting and auditing workforce planning and capacity data, reporting on staff lifecycle and confirming against financial, systems and people performance data.
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement and innovation, from data analysis to creating initiatives to provide efficiencies for the branch.

(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
  • APS6 $58.50/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

****Applications close by 2pm Thursday 11th 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.