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Reference Number 14287
Position Title Jobs Advocate
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Entity Frankston City Council
Geographical Location Frankston
Award Classification Award 6 - Band Levels 6
Hours Per Fortnight 72


Jobs Advocate

Temporary - Full Time to 30th June 2023

Band 6 - $87,194.54 plus super

3 Positions


Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay and is where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector. Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team.


What we are looking for?

Council are seeking 3 Jobs Advocates within the Family Health Support Services Department who will contribute to the Victorian Government’s enhanced Jobs Victoria employment support program. Funded through Jobs Victoria you will play an important face-to-face navigation role.

Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Help people navigate employment, training and community services by proactively connecting with people face to face where they are, in their local communities and streamline their service experience.
  • Connect with job seekers who may need assistance to prepare for or secure suitable and sustainable employment and/or ensure they are aware of the supports available.
  • Identify service delivery gaps for job seekers and proactively seek ways to improve service delivery.


About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work or Community Engagement and/or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Experience in working with vulnerable residents with complex needs in the community.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the employment, education and/or community services


Why you would like to join us?

Be a part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Rostered Day Off
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities
  • Purchased leave


Frankston City Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people.  We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities.


You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, and a current Driver Licence & Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.


Frankston City Council is committed to promoting and protecting children from abuse. We have zero tolerance for child abuse.


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Your career, Frankston’s future….

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Frances Thompson
Contact Number 03 9784 1001
Closing Date 21/04/2021
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