BIAT Seeking Community Engagement Officer

May 22, 2022

BIAT News

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is seeking a part time (25-30 hours per week) Community Engagement Officer.

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

Established in 1998, the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) provides a public voice for all Tasmanians impacted by brain injury. BIAT is recognised as having specialist knowledge of brain injury and its effects on individuals, families and communities.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a part-time (25-30 hours per week) Community Engagement Officer on an ongoing basis, tied to the ongoing receipt of annual grants.  The position is classified as a level 5 under the SCHADS Award.

The Community Engagement Officer will:

  • with input from other staff, develop and implement a Community Engagement Strategy for the organisation.
  • provide internal leadership in community engagement to ensure understanding and practice of community engagement are embedded in the organisation.
  • support staff to ensure effective community engagement in BIAT initiatives and projects.
  • be responsible for the delivery of established, and development of new, brain injury education and prevention programs for young people.
  • undertake specific community engagement tasks including responsibility for BIAT’s social media presence and on-line newsletter.

POSITION CRITERIA:

The Community Engagement Officer needs to have an exceptional ability to engage and communicate with groups of people, tailoring communication to suit a specific target group or age range.

Excellent literacy skills, highly developed communication skills and attention to detail are required if you are to be successful in this position. Essential to this role is your capacity to work under pressure with competing demands and deadlines. The successful candidate will need to be able to work autonomously but must also be a strong team player.

OTHER ESSENTIAL CRITERIA INCLUDE:

  • high level of professionalism.
  • approaches tasks with a positive attitude.
  • self-motivated and demonstrates initiative.
  • ability to think creatively and develop innovative solutions to problems.
  • talent for building positive working relationships

BENEFITS

The role would suit candidates looking to have flexibility in work hours and, upon negotiation, work location. Salary-packaging options in accordance with ATO rules for not for profit organisations are available.

To find out more about the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania, please visit our website at www.biat.org.au.

FOR FURTHER JOB-RELATED INFORMATION

Please contact Kaylene Bentley, Finance and Administrative Officer on (03) 6230 9800 or admin@biat.org.au.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5.00PM WEDNESDAY 25TH MAY 2022

View the role online at: https://www.seek.com.au/job/57026424

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