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Social Inclusion Officer

City of Casey

About Casey

The City of Casey is an ambitious, innovative and customer-focused Council driven by our vision of 'creating Australia's most liveable city'. As the largest and one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Victoria, Council plans and delivers quality services and infrastructure for the more than 356,600 residents who call Casey home.

Bunjil Place is a must-visit destination in Melbourne’s south-east. It reflects and enhances the city’s rich diversity, inspiring an energetic and cosmopolitan atmosphere; and has become a lively meeting place.

About the role

The primary role of the Social Inclusion Officer is to support the Connected Communities Department to deliver community-driven programs, activities and projects for vulnerable populations in the City of Casey.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop, design and deliver evidence-informed programs, tailored to meet the needs of the City of Casey, that create long-term sustainable change.
  • Collaborate and provide advice and support to Council and community projects, activities, events and service provision on issues relating to social disadvantage to improve access and inclusion for Casey’s diverse community.
  • Develop reports to monitor performance against objectives and manage project any issues that arise. You will also consistently deliver projects on time and to the agreed standard.
  • Facilitate training, education and networking opportunities for Council staff and volunteers, community groups and organisations, related to diversity, access and inclusion issues. To build the capacity of Council and community on inclusive practice and service delivery.

About you

  • Degree or diploma in the broad fields of community services including Social Work, Social Sciences, Psychology, Youth Work, Education, Public Health, Public Policy.
  • Proven experience in social services and/or community development.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of a range of programs within designated timeframes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse range of people, community groups and networks; including financially disadvantaged and low socioeconomic cohort and other diverse groups.

About our benefits

Our workplace is an inclusive and diverse culture which encourages innovation and supports your work and life balance. The City of Casey offers a range of benefits including a competitive salary, a range of flexible working options, free onsite parking, career progression and development opportunities, study assistance, health initiatives and access to our support and wellbeing programs.

We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

The City of Casey has zero-tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child-safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.

The City of Casey reserves the right not to make any appointments for this position.

Salary: starts at $71,267.96 per annum plus superannuation

A position description is attached.

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