- Job posted on: 15th Oct 2020
- Applications close:
Job No: GP573
Are you looking to turn your health planning and promotion experience into a new and exciting professional leadership opportunity?
Are you passionate about working with partners and stakeholders to support, protect and improve the health and wellbeing of communities?
Golden Plains Shire Council (GPSC) is seeking a dynamic Coordinator Health and Wellbeing to undertake the planning and delivery of coordinated and integrated health and wellbeing initiatives as a leader of the Health and Wellbeing team.
Situated between Victoria’s two largest regional cities, Geelong and Ballarat, Golden Plains Shire’s Civic Centre in Bannockburn is only a 70 minute drive from Melbourne’s CBD.
With a population of 23,722 people and growth rate of 2.6% per annum, Golden Plains Shire is one of Victoria fastest-growing rural councils.
GPSC is uniquely placed as the only Local Government to receive Integrated Health Promotion Funding from the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct an ongoing health and wellbeing program tailored to the local needs and circumstances of its community.
The Coordinator Health and Wellbeing will lead, support and guide Council’s Health and Wellbeing team and drive the development, implementation and evaluation of the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2021-2025. With experience in evidence-based strategic health planning and policy development, you will utilise strong data analysis, communication, facilitation and engagement skills to build partnerships and programs that deliver on health and wellbeing priorities.
This is a real opportunity to help shape the future of a growing community.
To be successful in this role, you will ideally have previous experience in a similar role. We are also looking for someone who has:
At Golden Plains Shire Council, we promote diversity and want to develop a workplace that reflects the community in which we operate. We offer professional development and networking opportunities to staff as well as free onsite parking.
You can also:
Applications are now open for this exciting professional opportunity and we welcome contact from interested candidates. Applications for this role must include a cover letter and CV and will be required to address the Key Selection Criteria. A copy of the Position Description can be found here.
For more information on the role, you can contact Ben Jordan, Manager Corporate and Community Planning on 0400 809 013.
Golden Plains Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe Employer. We believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We are striving to build a workforce that reflects the community in which we operate and encourage applications from people of all ages, genders and cultural backgrounds. We recognise our proactive duty to ensure compliance with equal opportunity, child safe and other workplace-related legislation, and to eliminate all forms of discrimination.