APS6 Program Support Team Leader

Posted 31 July 2022
Salary$58.50 per hour, Benefits: (minimum of 3 days each week in the office, with flexible arrangements in place for the remaining 2 days)
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Office Manager

Job description

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Long 12 month contract with view to extend, (extension subject to discretion of client) 
  • Federal Government opportunity located in Midland 
The Opportunity 
DFP Recruitment are assisting our Federal Government client, an independent statutory agency responsible for welfare payments for Australians living with disabilities. We are seeking the experience of multiple Program Support Team Leaders to join the The Younger People in Residential Aged Care (YPIRAC) team, which is part of a newly formed YPIRAC/Hospital Interface Branch. The YPIRAC team provides specialised support for people with disability who are living in, or at risk of permanently entering aged care facilities. This role will be a 12 month assignment with option to extend and will be based in Perth. 

As this role is with a Federal Government Agency, applicants are required to be Australian Citizens. 

As the Program Support Team Leader you are accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work related to national and branch deliverables, delivering quality outcomes guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards and performance metrics.
It is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team.

Duties include; 

  • Leading and/or managing staff responsible for providing business administration support, expertise and/or technical knowledge across a range of activities including systems, workload management, people performance, financial, staff lifecycle, knowledge and change management.
  • Providing accurate and specialised advice, ensuring knowledge of and compliance with relevant legislation and policy frameworks across multiple portfolios.
  • Assessing and maintaining quality processes and documentation relating to service delivery, ensuring alignment to legislation and policy, and utilising change and risk management principles to ensure impacts are communicated to relevant parties.
  • Coordinating and analysing data and written information for the purposes of drafting branch level communications and/or high level internal and external communications including reports, advice, presentations and communications for Ministerial, Parliamentary and executive responses.
  • Collecting and auditing workforce planning and capacity data, reporting on staff lifecycle and confirming against financial, systems and people performance data.
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement and innovation, from data analysis to creating initiatives to provide efficiencies for the branch.
To Apply 

Applicants will need to be Australian Citizens to be considered for this role.

To apply please click on apply now and follow the prompts, please ensure your CV is in a word format and you include a cover letter addressing your suitability. Base this suitability on the above duties, such as your team leadership/management experience, working with legislation and policy frameworks, coordinating and analysing data etc. 

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.