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Best Start Project Officer

Wyndham City Council
  • Join a supportive future focused team to help embed positive change in our community
  • Permanent part time or flexible hours (0.9 ETF)
  • Salary from $89,015.53 plus super

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role:

We are committed to building a robust early years’ service system to improve the outcomes for children experiencing vulnerability and their families in the City of Wyndham. We are looking for a Best Start Project Officer who can assist.

The Best Start Project Officer will engage and work in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to support them to develop small changes and practices to increase access and participation to Early Years services in our community.

What you’ll deliver:

  • Lead the implementation of the Best Start Program
  • Engage and build partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Facilitate working groups and driving positive outcomes for all
  • Contribute to the completion of quarterly and annual reports and other data requirements for the Department of Education and Training portal
  • Build effective working relationships with all identified stakeholders

What you’ll bring:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated stakeholder engagement experience
  • A clear understanding of the issues facing vulnerable families in our community and the supports and services that are available to support them
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical abilities together with a continuous improvement mindset focused on positive outcomes for the community
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously
  • An ability to facilitate conversations and lead work towards the Best Start outcomes
  • An understanding of improvement sciences, with the ability to identify and analyse data
  • Relevant experience in a discipline such as human services, health, welfare, community development or early childhood areas, social sciences or related field
  • Ability to work with a variety of IT programs / platforms
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind

Be part of something more:

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong.

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

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