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Assistant Director

ACT Government
  • Policy, Partnerships and Programs
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Partnerships
  • Senior Officer Grade C
  • Salary Range: $113,397 - $122,062 (PN: 54004)

about us

We offer a values-based culture in which we pride ourselves on inclusion, respect, and integrity. We provide interesting, diverse work in a unique government environment where you can see the impact you have on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Canberra community.

The broader division (Policy, Partnerships and Programs Division - PPP) provides strategic leadership, direction and action that improves the health of our community and ensures our public health system meets our community’s needs, now and into the future. PPP delivers strategic health policy advice on issues including primary care, NDIS, workforce, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, aged care, LGBTIQ+, inter-governmental negotiations, social and emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention, and legal matters.

about the opportunity

We are seeking a values-based team member for the role of Assistant Director. This requires someone who can coordinate the work of our capable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Partnerships team. This involves managing and coordinating policies, Cabinet, ACT Legislative Assembly, Ministerial, briefings, Directorate coordination and other related issues impacting on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT. You will be a key part of ensuring coherent, timely, high-quality advice, briefing and information to Ministers, the Director-General, Directorate executives and other internal and external stakeholders as required across the range of ACT Health policy and program delivery.

If you are highly organised, and lead with integrity, diligence, and respect at all times, especially under time pressure and in some challenging scenarios, and if business improvement measures and client orientated approach to the work of your team excites you, we would love to hear from you!

This position involves direct supervision of staff.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.

The ACT Health Directorate recognises the value of individual differences and encourages diversity in ACTPS workplaces in order to improve the way we deliver services to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ACT community. In order to support the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Note: This is a permanent position available immediately. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) including working from home arrangements. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply:

Please submit your application via the Apply Now button. 

For further information, please visit our website.

Contact Officer: Ginibi Robinson (02) 5124 0000 ginibi.robinson@act.gov.au using the subject line: Assistant Director enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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