Healthy Communities Facilitator

Great organisational culture and benefits, hybrid work model (Officer location)Starting 85k + super, full timeFantastic opportunity to make a difference to the liveability, health and wellbeing of local communities.About the roleAs a Healthy Communities Facilitator, you will work within the Future Communities Unit, supporting other teams across Council and our partners to make meaningful change within the communities of Cardinia Shire.You will be responsible for working with our partners to plan, monitor and evaluate health and wellbeing initiatives identified within Cardinia Shire’s Liveability Plan 2017-29 (our municipal public health and wellbeing plan).You will be joining a passionate and progressive team dedicated to making a difference in our community and leading health and wellbeing planning within the local government sector. About youThe successful applicant will have a passion for working in partnership and using systems approaches in identifying creative solutions to complex problems. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to facilitate partnerships with varied stakeholder groups.You will also require:Tertiary qualifications in Public Health / Health Promotion, Health or Social Sciences, Community Development, Social Policy, or a related fieldDemonstrated relevant experience in health planning, health promotion, social research and policy or program development.Demonstrated ability to engage and develop professional networks and relationships with internal and external stakeholders and partners to facilitate effective co-operation and collaboration.Proven skills in applying evidence to support development, implementation and review of policy and strategy development.Excellent project management and time management skills.About usCardinia Shire Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our diversity and investment in our staff. Everything we do is underpinned by our Together, Different and for the Future approach, embracing collaboration and innovation across teams, with other agencies, and our community. We seek people with diverse experience and background, then provide you with the tools for career success. You will have access to targeted training through our learning and development programs to enable you to achieve your professional goals and excel in your role. We offer opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships and health insurance, annual leave loading and access to our comprehensive health and wellbeing program. To applyTo apply for this position please complete the online application form,  including your resume and a brief cover letter this will need to include an address to the selection criteria.To access the position description please visit please note you will need to scroll to the bottom of the advertised position to access the PD.Applications will be accepted up until 13 July 2022 or until this position has been filled.For application queries please contact 1300 787 624 and ask to speak to a member of the recruitment team, if you require further information regarding the position, please ask for Pieta Bucello, Team Leader Healthy Communities.Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. 1300 787 624Cardinia Shire Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse, gender inequality, racism, violence against women and family violence.All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check, pre-employment medical and obtain or hold a valid Working with Children Check Position Description 85000 AUD Officer 3809