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Policy and Development Officer


Employer: Carers NSW
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Advocacy & Campaigns, Policy & Research
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 15 April, 2019.
Applications close: 30 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Peak not for Profit for Carers in NSW
  • Full time (38hrs) a week – contract to June 2020
  • North Sydney location close to transport

Carers NSW is the peak organisation for carers in NSW. It is a member of the national Network of Carers Associations and has an exclusive focus on supporting and advocating for all carers in the state.

The Policy and Development Officer works within the Policy, Education and Research Unit and reports to the Manager, Policy & Research. The Policy and Development Officer is responsible for supporting and contributing to the work of the Carers NSW Policy Team by undertaking research, consultation, policy analysis and systemic advocacy in relation to issues affecting carers.

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following Essential Criteria:

  • Qualifications in Social or Political Science, Public Health or other relevant areas
  • Understanding of NSW and Australian Government policy development
  • Demonstrated skills in preparing reports and other documents to a high standard
  • Proven track record in liaising and building effective relationships with government, non-government and community organisations
  • Demonstrated ability to represent Carers NSW policy positions and to speak publicly
  • Demonstrated research skills, including the ability to collate data and formulate policy statements and responses to sector inquiries
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Your new workplace will be friendly and open and you will work with an approachable and supportive team. The salary package for this position is $83K to $87K (based on 38 hours per week SCHADS Award, Level 5) inclusive of superannuation, salary packaging options and training and development opportunities.

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