Dialog Box

Community Engagement Manager

Employer: Palliative Care Victoria
Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 10 February 2023



Palliative Care Victoria (PCV) is the peak body representing palliative care providers, consumers and their families, and those with an interest in palliative care in Victoria. Our vision is that all Victorians with a life limiting illness and their families are supported to live, die and grieve well.

We work to achieve our vision through leadership, advocacy, information, support and capacity building, in accordance with our values of respect, collaboration, integrity and compassion.

This role involves community engagement and capacity building activities with individuals and communities so that they are better prepared, and can be supportive of others, when facing life limiting illness, dying, death, grief and loss.

It will involve collaboration, networking and outreach via relevant social networks, groups and community events to reach diverse populations, including: seniors, carers, Aboriginal people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people in rural areas and people with special needs.

What is Offered

We will provide a fun and challenging working environment, flexibility of hours, ability to work from home, great working conditions and salary packaging.

Salary will be negotiated based on skills and experience.

Selection criteria:
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in the successful co-design and facilitation of train the trainer / education programs and other activities that build the capacity of consumers, community members, volunteers and/or staff.
  • Demonstrated experiences and success in leading and facilitating collaborative community engagement and community capacity building activities to facilitate agreed outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience and success in engaging and collaborating effectively with culturally and linguistically diverse communities to facilitate agreed outcomes.
  • Evidence of excellent planning, priority setting, project and time management, attention to detail, follow up and completion.
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative, teamwork, flexibility, and capacity to adapt and respond to changes and emerging opportunities.
  • Efficient and effective computer skills, including Microsoft Office software, and willingness to learn and use other relevant software used by PCV.
  • Evidence of tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and analytical thinking skills.

How To Apply

Position Description and information on how to apply is available by clicking below button. Requests for further information should be directed to info@pallcarevic.asn.au or phone 03 9662 9644. 

Applications should be directed to:
Violet Platt, Chief Executive Officer, Palliative Care Victoria