Social Inclusion Officer (Ageing and Disability)

Part time opportunity, (4 days per week), maximum term up until June 2024Starting Band 5, $70k+ super (pro-rata)Enjoy being able to work between home and our primary work location (Officer)Build relationships with services and agencies across the Shire to improve the support for people as they age.About the roleIn this maximum term opportunity, you will play a key role in assisting with the implementation of Councils Access and Ageing strategies and the activities that will ensure successful implementation.Reporting to the Team Leader, Access and Ageing, some of your duties will includeAssist with the review, development and implementation of the Ageing Well and Access and Inclusion strategies.Work closely with other business units of Council to achieve identified outcomes in the Ageing Well and Access and Inclusion Strategies.Work closely and build relationships with local providers, groups and agencies/government departments to achieve actions in the respective access and ageing strategies.Support the community and sector with information, linkages and capacity building in relation to Support at Home service offerings.About youTo help deliver our strategies you will have the ability to build strong relationship with community organisations and local groups, agencies and government departments. You will be community focused with a drive  at achieve outcomes. Your demonstrated knowledge of health promotion and community development principles (related to access and ageing) coupled with your outstanding communication, consultation and engagement skills will ensure that you succeed in this diverse and busy role.You will also be able to demonstrate;Ability to work with the relevant stakeholders to identify health and wellbeing issues within the aged and disability populationsAn understanding of State and Federal Government policies relating to access and ageing.A qualification in, Social Sciences, Community Development or another relevant discipline is desired.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 demonstrating your suitability to the role.To access the position description please visit https://careers.cardinia.vic.gov.au/our-jobs/ please note you will need to scroll to the bottom of the advertised position to access the PD.Applications close: 31 May 2022For 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 Emily TuckCardinia 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.To ensure Cardinia Shire Council complies with Chief Health Officer directions, this role requires the incumbent to have and maintain the necessary mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations.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.You must have valid Australia Working Rights to be considered for this rolePosition Description 70000 AUD Officer 3809