Equity and Participation Co-ordinator - Shepparton
Employer: Goulburn Valley Health
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Education & Training, Health Promotion, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC
Job posted on: 11 January, 2017.
Applications close: 22 January, 2017.
- New Position
- Calling Health Professionals, Teachers or Community Development Disciplines.
A unique opportunity exists for a motivated individual to join Goulburn Valley Health in the newly established role of Equity and Participation Co-ordinator. The role is designed to support GV Health’s commitment to providing services that are accessible and responsive to the diverse needs of the community we serve. Reporting to the Executive Director Community and Integrated Care, the position will oversee the design, delivery and evaluation of a range of equity, diversity and consumer participation plans, programs and initiatives across the organisation, and lead a small team of project and support staff.
The role is expected to demonstrate and foster a values based organisational culture that supports equity and participation principles and GV Health’s vision and values.
The successful applicant will have demonstrated skills and experience in community consultation, participation and engagement with diverse consumer and community groups, and have a well developed understanding of the policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks underpinning best practice approaches to equity, diversity, inclusion and consumer participation. Applicants should also possess excellent communication, time management and problem-solving skills, and the ability to prioritise tasks and work under minimal supervision.
About GV Health
GV Health is the Public Health Service for the Hume Region, with main campuses located at Shepparton, Tatura and Rushworth and additional sites in Shepparton, Seymour, Benalla and Wodonga. GV Health provides a range of acute, mental health, aged and primary health and community support services across the Goulburn Valley Sub Region of the Department of Human Services, Hume Region. The main campus is the major acute referral site for the sub region.
Some of the great benefits of working for GV Health include:
- Wide range of specialties for clinical staff
- Salary Packaging
- Continually growing and developing
- Work/Life balance
- Support culture based on Reward and Recognition
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Glass House café serving breakfast, lunch, coffee and cakes
- Professional Development opportunities
- Paid maternity and paternity leave
- Social Club
- Discount gym/pool membership
- Competitive remuneration
A full position description is attached below.