Aged Care Communications Officer

January 4, 2023

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Job Description

Full Job Description

Reference Number
14412
Position Title
Aged Care Communications Officer
Employment Type
Temporary Full Time
Directorate
Service Delivery
Department
Young, Inclusive and Ageing Communities
Location
Civic Centre
Banding
BAND6
Position Summary
Aged Care Communications Officer
Reference number: 14412
Job number: 3205
Closing date: 11:45pm 18 January 2023
  • Temporary full-time through to the end of June 2023
  • $91,562.26 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation (commensurate with experience)
The Opportunity
Council’s Aged Care Communications Officer is responsible for the development and production of print and online collateral to deliver information to targeted communities (CALD, LGBTIQA+, Carers and Supports) and other Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) providers regarding the Commonwealth Aged Care Reforms.
This role will also oversee the design and implementation of an all abilities accessible information portal, where CHSP providers, older people and their supports, can easily access relevant information regarding the reforms.
Responsibilities
  • To inform and effectively communicate with CHSP providers, older people and their supports, to help them understand the aged care reforms.
  • To successfully distribute marketing materials to the community and CHSP providers.
  • To collect information and data regarding the distribution of marketing materials and interactions with the website and web portal, and to report to Government on key performance indicators and reflected learnings.
  • To participate as required in network meetings, community engagement events and other promotional opportunities.
Skills & Experience
  • Sector and community engagement experience with a wide range of stakeholders and intermediaries in order to consult with target populations and to deliver information.
  • Qualification in a related field e.g.: communications and/or demonstrated professional experience designing and developing accessible communication collateral, including print and web content.
  • Ability to participate in the Sector Support and Development Communities of Practice and other peer-based forums to share knowledge and develop strategies to engage with CHSP providers and community members who require information about aged care reforms.
  • Ability to read, absorb, and explain complex information in a clear, concise and accessible manner.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted through our online system https://mooneevalley.mercury.com.au/ and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.
For further information, please view the Position Description or contact Penny Pavlou, Senior Coordinator Business Support and Quality on (03) 9243 8722.
In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, Council positions require you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in our recruitment and selection process, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status.
Our Culture of Inclusion
If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.
We don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we’ll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.
Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email H2@mvcc.vic.gov.au or call 9243 1122.
Selection Criteria
Essential: Qualification in a related field e.g.: communications and/or demonstrated professional experience designing and developing accessible communication collateral, including print and web content.
Essential: Ability to read, absorb, and explain complex information in a clear, concise and accessible manner.
Essential: Experience in consulting with community groups, to inform the design and production of printed and web-based collateral.
Essential: Demonstrated experience in working across a range of stakeholders, developing and maintaining professional relationships, and networking across organisations and service systems.
Essential: Ability to be self-driven and prioritise own work to achieve strategic goals.
Essential: Demonstrated ability to manage contractors / suppliers, in order to meet deadlines.
Contact Person
Penny Pavlou
Contact Number
(03)
Closing Date
18/01/2023

Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.