ID: 156197

Senior Policy & Procedures Officer (Not-for-Profit Community Justice & Social Services Charity Organisation)

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Melbourne VIC, Canberra ACT, Sydney NSW, Perth WA, Carlton VIC, Bondi NSW, Brisbane City QLD, Gold Coast Mc QLD, Sydney NSW

About this opportunity

Main activities • Monitoring, researching, and analysing social trends and developments in social policy affecting those experiencing disadvantages. • Analysing and developing policy advice. • Helping identify policy issues and develop solutions in collaboration with key internal stakeholders including senior management, operations, communications, and other members of the social policy and research team. • Preparing briefings, reports, submissions, correspondence, and articles. • Undertaking projects on relevant policy issues. • Assisting in the development and implementation of the organisation’s advocacy and influence agenda.

Key skills • Policy analysis and development skills and experience. • High level is written and oral communication skills, including the ability to write for a range of different audiences. • High quality analytical, research, and report writing skills. • Understanding of government decision and policy-making processes. • Understanding of social policy and service delivery issues in a human services environment.

Internal contacts Policy team, Client Services, Leadership, sales, and marketing team.

External contacts Government and external bodies.

Typical experience 3+ years’ experience in a community or government setting.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Every application is based on merit, we have minimum standards which must be met by every candidate and position to work with our organisation.
1. Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident;
2. Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
3. Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience within Australia;
4. Great communication and listening skills;
5. Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
6. Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

10 hours per week (Negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • IT & Web Development
  • Library Services
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Retail & Sales
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage
  • Translating & Interpreting
  • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Writing & Editing

Mandate Reporting/Child Safety, Mental Health, First Nations/Cultural Awareness, Fair Work Ombudsman Trainings, and others as negotiated.