Operational Support Officer (Vpsg5)

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Horsham, VIC

Posted 4/9/2021

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Operational Support Officer is a service support and supervision position in each Support and Safety Hub (now known as The Orange Door). The position works closely with the Hub Manager and other Hub workers to assist in the safe and effective delivery of services to Victorians seeking support through The Orange Door. The role will support daily management of the Hub, including budget management and the local corporate interface between FSV and DHHS. The Operational Support Officer also supervises a small team of Family Safety Victoria Hub support staff.

Are you

  • Passionate about leading a team that drives strategic improvement?
  • Interested in service system reform and sector development?
  • Able to think creatively and strategically to resolve operational issues as they arise?

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing 

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://jobs.familyviolence.vic.gov.au/job/15468572