- Job posted on: 19th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
Hours: 32 hours per fortnight
Status: Fixed term part time
Classification: HS3 @ $37.67 per hour
Location: All Campuses at Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford, Kyneton & Trentham
Central Highlands Rural Health is major provider of public health and wellbeing services across the Macedon Ranges and Hepburn Shire, with locations in Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford, Kyneton and Trentham.
Our purpose is: "To be the most valued local provider of quality, person centred care and services, improving the health and wellbeing of our community"
We operate under a framework of Best Care which is Safe, Personal, Connected and Right for every person, every time.
Central Highlands Rural Health recognises, supports and celebrates the diversity of the communities within which we work.
Our services are delivered to people of all ages and health status with a focus on care of the aged and disadvantaged.
Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Communications Officer is responsible for helping to develop Central Highlands Rural Health’s Communications Plan to strengthen internal and external stakeholder engagement across all of Central Highlands Rural Health campuses and programs.
The Communications Officer will work across a range of communications specialisations, including media relations, digital communications, events and publications, with the aim of building the profile of Central Highlands Rural Health both internally, with staff and externally, within our local communities and beyond.
The Communications Officer is a permanent part-time position at 32 hours a fortnight. Hours of work can be negotiated and are family friendly. Due to the nature of working in a small team, flexibility is required. The primary location of the role is Daylesford; however, this is negotiable for the successful candidate. The role will be fast-paced and comes with a high level of variety. Travel between campuses is expected on a regular basis.
We seek applicants who can foster good working relationships with all staff across the organisation. You must be pro-active and hands on, identifying opportunities and responding to requests swiftly. You will need to manage competing priorities and support higher level communication objectives. Applicants will need to demonstrate experience developing and implementing high quality cross platform communication campaigns, utilising a wide variety of communication tools. Applicants will need to have skills writing for promotional purposes, ideally in a healthcare setting, and demonstrated experience in social media and the online space.
At Central Highlands Rural Health we have a diverse workforce where we value each person's uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
Our employees enjoy the benefits of: