- Melbourne • CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 1st Dec 2021
- Applications close:
Yarra City Council's Aged and Disability Services Branch has a proud history in providing a comprehensive range of services to our community- we are leaders in service provision, advocacy, social planning and community development.
An opportunity exists for an experienced and dynamic professional to join our progressive team as we respond to the significant reforms and changes impacting on the provision of aged and disability services.
The Access and Inclusion Planning & Resource Officer will be responsible for coordinating, resourcing and building the capacity of the Disability Advisory Committee. The successful applicant will also contribute to the development of key Council policies and strategic plans and will also assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Access & Inclusion Strategy. The will foster an organisational culture that fosters encourages cross-divisional activity.
With a degree or diploma in a related field and/or substantial experience the successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills, be able to foster inclusiveness across broad communities of interest and able to provide input into policy development and policy analysis.
Yarra city council is a flexible and progressive Organisation. We pride ourselves on and inclusive culture and diversity. We aim to continually improve service to the community.
People with a disability are encouraged to apply. If you need support with the recruitment process and requirements please call Cheryle Gray as detailed below.
For further information see the position description or contact Cheryle Gray, Coordinator Community Planning on 9205 5175
In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.
*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check and proof of COVID-19 double vaccination prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.