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Reference Number 14333
Position Title Senior Social Policy and Planning Officer
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Development
Geographical Location Frankston
Award Classification Award 6 - Band Levels 6
Hours Per Fortnight 76

Senior Social Policy and Planning Officer

Full Time

Band 6, $87,194- $95,785 plus superannuation

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 is looking for a Senior Social Policy and Planning Officer within the Policy, Planning and Environmental Strategies Department who will be responsible for social policy development and statistical research to enhance community wellbeing and social outcomes for the Frankston City community. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and implementing a range of evidence-based policies, strategies and plans to deliver social outcomes.
  • Undertaking social research, qualitative and quantitative data analysis and community needs profiling to provide advice and recommendations to influence strategic planning, decision-making and investment in services and community infrastructure.
  • Engaging with key stakeholders on social policy issues to assist with advocacy, social planning and the development of integrated responses to community needs.

About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in arts, social sciences, public policy or related discipline
  • Strong commitment to social justice and equality with demonstrated knowledge of social policy
  • A passion for evidence-based practice, with demonstrated ability in social research, data analysis and community engagement

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:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 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.

For a position description and to apply visit frankston.vic.gov.au

Your career, Frankston’s future….

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Rachel Masters
Contact Number 9768 1669
Closing Date 17/06/2021
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