APS5 Provider Engagement Officer

Posted 03 May 2022
Salary$53.63 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government, Defence, Emergency

Job description

The role

In this role you will be required to work with both internal and external stakeholders to help implement and maintain a Federal Government scheme across the Geelong region.
As a Provider Engagement Officer, you will be responsible for engaging with people with disabilities, their families and carers to understand their needs and work with them to explain how the scheme will work.
You will:
  • Assist with the design and implementation of initiatives for the Region working closely with the State/Territory Government, the disability sector, and others.
  • Understand, communicate, and engage with people with disability, their families, and carers across the region.
  • Work closely with service providers
 Responsibilities include:
  • Being a contact for providers to support the provider market and department’s provider process, ensuring engagement and satisfaction within the process
  • Work with stakeholders, including taking the lead on specific issues with State and Local Governments, providers, carers, people with disability, and mainstream organisations, addressing local market and provider challenges.
  • Work with other Agency staff, prioritising all office engagement and communications to align to business imperatives and manage risks associated with stakeholder relationships proactively and as they emerge over time.
  • Assist with the strategic planning and leadership of community and sector engagement to enhance local capabilities for participation.
  • Undertaking project management and delivery of provider engagement approaches.
About you:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in a similar field
  • Proficient use in Microsoft applications such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to engage in negotiation with providers
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment.
As this role is within the Federal Government, applications are required to be Australian Citizens.

If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or call DFP Recruitment on 8632 9900 for more information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.