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Assistant Project Officer (Community Resilience)

Advertiser: NSW Department of Communities and Justice4 out of 54.0 overall rating (2 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
15 Oct 2020
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Salary
Base Salary ($85,344 pa - $93,572 pa)
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - State

Assistant Project Officer (Community Resilience)

Company description:

Multicultural NSW



Job description:

Assistant Project Officer (Community Resilience)

  • Temporary for 6-9 months, Full-Time (35 hours per week)
  • Location: Parramatta, NSW  (currently working from home)
  • Clerk Grade 5/6, Base Salary ($85,344 pa – $93,572 pa) plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

 

 

About the Department  

 

The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) commenced on 1 July 2019 and is the lead agency which forms the Stronger Communities Cluster. The new department brought together the former departments of Family and Community Services (FACS) and Justice.

We provide services to better work together to support everyone's right to access justice and other help for families, and promote early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community.

Stronger Communities brings all government services targeted at achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities under one roof.

 

 

About Multicultural NSW

 

Multicultural NSW exists to build and maintain a cohesive and harmonious multicultural society that enriches the lives of all people in NSW.

 

Our work is underpinned by the Multicultural NSW Act 2000, which establishes Multicultural NSW as the lead NSW Government agency for promoting the multicultural principles and resolving issues relating to cultural diversity.

 

Through our strategies, policies, programs and services, we promote the equal rights and responsibilities of all the people of New South Wales where individuals share a commitment to New South Wales and Australia, diversity is regarded as an asset, and English is the common language.

 

 

About the role

 

The primary purpose of this role is to undertake a range of project research, analysis, reporting, implementation and administrative activities to support the development and delivery of community resilience projects, in line with established project plans and objectives.

 

This role will provide administrative support for the delivery of a time-limited digital storytelling project supporting victims and survivors of terrorism to tell their stories of hope and resilience.

 

This is a temporary role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 for a period of 6-9 months with possibility to extend.

 

A Recruitment Pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

 

 

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant field or relevant experience
  • Successful ‘Working With Children’ check

 

Appointments are subject to reference checks and a National Criminal Record Check in accordance with DCJ policy and the Disability Inclusion Act 2014.

 

The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 requires persons engaged in children related work to have Working with Children clearances.

 

If successful in this role you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role. To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance. Please click here.

 

 

About you

 

In addition to meeting the Essential Requirements, the successful candidate has excellent communication skills and works well in a team. You are resilient and able to work with competing priorities to agreed standards, budgets and timeframes. You will have demonstrable experience in the following: 

  • Experience in report writing and internal briefings 
  • Experience in project administration and working with contractors
  • Understanding of trauma-informed practice (preferred but not essential)   
  • Understanding of Multicultural NSW legislative framework.

 

For detailed information on the key accountabilities and capability framework, please click here to download the role description.

 

 

What we can offer you 

  • Location: Parramatta, NSW (currently working from home)
  • Clerk Grade 5/6
  • Base salary range $85,344 pa – $93,572 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year of service
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Opportunities for learning and development and Internal career progression

 

During the COVID-19 pandemic this role may require you to be working remotely from home. Please be sure to notify the Hiring Manager at interview, should this requirement present any difficulties for you.

 

 

How to apply

 

When applying you will need to:

  1. Answer all pre-screening questions on the online application form and;
  2. Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) which clearly outlines your skills and experience as relevant to this role and provides a response to these two screening questions:
  • Think about a major project you have assisted with recently and describe the project, the stakeholders, your role and the outcome.
  • When it comes to juggling workload what techniques do you apply to ensure deadlines and commitments are met.

 

To apply for this role you need to submit an application online via www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au.

 

Role enquiries: please contact Malcolm Haddon, Associate Director, Community Resilience on 02) 8255 6782 or malcolm.haddon@multicultural.nsw.gov.au

 

Closing date: - Thursday 29th October 2020 at 11:59pm

 

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact: Linda Tummarello, Talent Acquisition Officer on 02) 9765 3155 or linda.tummarello@facs.nsw.gov.au.

 

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here.

 

 

IMPORTANT 

To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods.

 

This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

 

You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.

 

 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

DCJ is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

DCJ encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed above, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

 

If you’re looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, you can email InclusionandDiversity@facs.nsw.gov.au

 

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

Company description:

Multicultural NSW



Job description:

Assistant Project Officer (Community Resilience)

  • Temporary for 6-9 months, Full-Time (35 hours per week)
  • Location: Parramatta, NSW  (currently working from home)
  • Clerk Grade 5/6, Base Salary ($85,344 pa – $93,572 pa) plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

 

 

About the Department  

 

The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) commenced on 1 July 2019 and is the lead agency which forms the Stronger Communities Cluster. The new department brought together the former departments of Family and Community Services (FACS) and Justice.

We provide services to better work together to support everyone's right to access justice and other help for families, and promote early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community.

Stronger Communities brings all government services targeted at achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities under one roof.

 

 

About Multicultural NSW

 

Multicultural NSW exists to build and maintain a cohesive and harmonious multicultural society that enriches the lives of all people in NSW.

 

Our work is underpinned by the Multicultural NSW Act 2000, which establishes Multicultural NSW as the lead NSW Government agency for promoting the multicultural principles and resolving issues relating to cultural diversity.

 

Through our strategies, policies, programs and services, we promote the equal rights and responsibilities of all the people of New South Wales where individuals share a commitment to New South Wales and Australia, diversity is regarded as an asset, and English is the common language.

 

 

About the role

 

The primary purpose of this role is to undertake a range of project research, analysis, reporting, implementation and administrative activities to support the development and delivery of community resilience projects, in line with established project plans and objectives.

 

This role will provide administrative support for the delivery of a time-limited digital storytelling project supporting victims and survivors of terrorism to tell their stories of hope and resilience.

 

This is a temporary role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 for a period of 6-9 months with possibility to extend.

 

A Recruitment Pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

 

 

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant field or relevant experience
  • Successful ‘Working With Children’ check

 

Appointments are subject to reference checks and a National Criminal Record Check in accordance with DCJ policy and the Disability Inclusion Act 2014.

 

The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 requires persons engaged in children related work to have Working with Children clearances.

 

If successful in this role you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role. To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance. Please click here.

 

 

About you

 

In addition to meeting the Essential Requirements, the successful candidate has excellent communication skills and works well in a team. You are resilient and able to work with competing priorities to agreed standards, budgets and timeframes. You will have demonstrable experience in the following: 

  • Experience in report writing and internal briefings 
  • Experience in project administration and working with contractors
  • Understanding of trauma-informed practice (preferred but not essential)   
  • Understanding of Multicultural NSW legislative framework.

 

For detailed information on the key accountabilities and capability framework, please click here to download the role description.

 

 

What we can offer you 

  • Location: Parramatta, NSW (currently working from home)
  • Clerk Grade 5/6
  • Base salary range $85,344 pa – $93,572 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year of service
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Opportunities for learning and development and Internal career progression

 

During the COVID-19 pandemic this role may require you to be working remotely from home. Please be sure to notify the Hiring Manager at interview, should this requirement present any difficulties for you.

 

 

How to apply

 

When applying you will need to:

  1. Answer all pre-screening questions on the online application form and;
  2. Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) which clearly outlines your skills and experience as relevant to this role and provides a response to these two screening questions:
  • Think about a major project you have assisted with recently and describe the project, the stakeholders, your role and the outcome.
  • When it comes to juggling workload what techniques do you apply to ensure deadlines and commitments are met.

 

To apply for this role you need to submit an application online via www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au.

 

Role enquiries: please contact Malcolm Haddon, Associate Director, Community Resilience on 02) 8255 6782 or malcolm.haddon@multicultural.nsw.gov.au

 

Closing date: - Thursday 29th October 2020 at 11:59pm

 

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact: Linda Tummarello, Talent Acquisition Officer on 02) 9765 3155 or linda.tummarello@facs.nsw.gov.au.

 

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here.

 

 

IMPORTANT 

To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods.

 

This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

 

You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.

 

 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

DCJ is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

DCJ encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed above, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

 

If you’re looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, you can email InclusionandDiversity@facs.nsw.gov.au

 

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

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