Policy Advisory
REQ45445 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Senior Policy Officer position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 1,444 open jobs by clicking here.
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  3. All applicants must attach a response to the two targeted questions (1-2 pages) and your CV (no more than 5 pages)
  4. Please note that you cannot apply for this role using iworkfornsw, please click here to access the advert through the Health Career Portal.
  5. This is an identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander role. Applicants must be able to demonstrate Aboriginal descent through parentage, identification as being an Aboriginal person and being accepted in the community as such. Confirmation of Aboriginality is required with appropriate paperwork.

For role related queries or questions contact Lorna McNamara on lmcna@doh.health.nsw.gov.au
1) Give an example of when you needed to provide advice on a complex topic related to Aboriginal wellbeing? What engagement processes did you undertake and how did you use research and evidence to support your recommendations? What steps did you take to ensure clear communication and accuracy of your advice (maximum 350 words)?
2) Describe your experience in contributing to programs or policies designed to effect change in relation to preventing and responding to violence, abuse and neglect and how you worked with a range of stakeholders to implement such programs/policies (maximum 350 words).
The Ministry of Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:
•  an Australian Citizen, or
•  a permanent resident of Australia, or
•  a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or
•  a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.
To learn more about working at the Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.

Applications Close: 5 July 2018 11:59pm

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