Wellbeing Support Officer, East Gippsland
Wellbeing Support Officer -East Gippsland (5 Positions) Bushfire Recovery Victoria (BRV) is a new permanent Victorian Government agency with a mandate to work directly with communities to support their recovery after bushfire disaster. BRV takes a community-led approach to recovery, coordinating rebuilding and recovery and partnering with communities, governments, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to ensure recovery programs and services meet the needs of bushfire-affected communities, individuals and regions. BRV is seeking applications from suitably qualified applicants for the role of Wellbeing Support Officer for 5 locations in the East Gippsland region, Mallacoota, Cann River, Orbost, Buchan and Bairnsdale.
Reporting to the Regional Recovery Facilitator, this role will play a lead role in the new Community Recovery Hubs that are being established by BRV and supported by local government. Community Recovery Hubs will provide a ‘one-stop-shop' for recovery support services for individuals, families and businesses affected by the bushfire disaster. The Wellbeing Support Officer will coordinate the mental health and psychosocial recovery services provided in the hubs by local, state and Commonwealth Governments and ensure that they are integrated, timely and tailored to the needs of individuals, families and communities impacted by bushfire.
The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday, 17 May 2020. This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. How to apply: Apply before the advertised closing date via the http://careers.
vic.gov.au website All applications should include: a resume a cover letter which states the desired location in the East Gippsland Region (Mallacoota, Cann River, Orbost, Buchan or Bairnsdale) and addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages) Other relevant information: Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form.
Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. BRV actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.
All roles at BRV can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role..