• Salary Range Band 7 $107,570 - $120,376 plus 11.5% Super (pro rata)
  • 1 x Permanent Part time role available 
  • Located at St Kilda Town Hall with Remote Working Agreements possible.

About City of Port Phillip 

We are a vibrant and diverse inner-city council stretching 20kms from South to Port Melbourne along the stunning bay beaches down to Elwood and out to St Kilda East with around 1000 people who all work together to deliver more than 100 programs and services to our engaged community of residents, businesses and visitors. What does that mean? Think, childcare, libraries, parks, recreation, waste rubbish collection, road maintenance, family and youth services, property & assets, city planning & development, customer experience, digital technology, governance, people, culture and safety, and of course South Melbourne Market!  

City of Port Phillip has zero tolerance for child abuse and is a committed Child Safe organisation. 

About the Role

The newly created position will contribute to the design and implementation of the “Village Model” which is Council’s ongoing response to supporting older people in the City of Port Phillip to age well. Ensuring that community has a responsive, tailored and individualised central point of contact into the Council that creates links into services, supports and programming within the City, underpinned by a social prescription model.

We currently have 1 permanent part time (15 hours per week) role available 


  • Support older people to connect into the services and supports they need to age well
  • Providing referral pathways to community activities that have an early intervention and health prevention focus as well as support access formal support such as My Aged Care.
  • Identify emerging community needs, community expectations and aspirations related to active and healthy ageing and work to address these gaps through partnerships and networks.
  • Lead the development of resources and information that supports access to services, programming and social connection opportunities.

Skills and Experience 

  • Hold a tertiary and/or post graduate qualification in social services, health sciences and/or other relevant field.
  • Demonstrated significant experience within the community aged care or community health sector, with a comprehensive understanding of State and Federal Governments strategic directions and aged care reform agenda.
  • Experience in working one on one with the community to identify needs and link into services and supports that promote ageing well.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of programs that meet community needs and or emerging needs and gaps.
  • Demonstrated experience in advocating for community either at an individual or systemic level.

Our work environment  

We love what we do and are all proud to work at the City of Port Phillip. Yes, we are local council, and we are one with vibrancy, passion and ambition who are welcoming, health conscious, diverse and inclusive. 

Our main location at the iconic St Kilda Town Hall offers a heritage and modern open plan hub to work from where people can collaborate and develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community.  

Proudly as one we all work and grow together, thinking creatively and strategically with courage, integrity, and accountability to put our community first.  

What’s in it for you 

  • A knowledgeable and supportive team, so you feel comfortable and confident
  • 2 week induction program, followed by 2 weeks of practical coaching and training
  • Great opportunities to develop and career progression within your team or across council after 12 months
  • Study assistance allowance of up to $4000 per year and 6 hours per week study leave for approved learning
  • An active social club, supportive health and wellbeing program, and a well- regarded Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and ability to salary sacrifice new technology, superannuation and vehicles  Our very own Pride Network, that helps create an environment where each and every person can feel safe, welcomed, seen, and supported to bring their whole selves to work
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave and our pioneering 24 weeks paid leave for single parents

Security Requirements and Professional Obligations      

Pre-employment screening will apply to all appointments.  

Prior to a formal letter of offer, preferred applicants will be asked to provide:

  • Evidence of mandatory qualifications/registrations/licences,
  • Sufficient proof of their right to work in Australia, and
  • Sufficient proof of their identity.
  • Complete a National Police Check completed via City of Port Phillip’s Provider.
  • Evidence of a Working with Children Check

How to Apply

Hit that APPLY button now! 

Whether you think you meet all the requirements or not, we strongly encourage you to apply, as we take a holistic approach to considering your skills, life experience, work experience, and alignment to our key selection criteria. You got this! 

Please submit:

  • Resume – latest and detailed version
  • Cover letter expressing why you are interested & suitable for the role and response to the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) found on the Positions Description (PD) no longer than 2 pages.

Note: Only applications submitted via the online Recruitment Portal will be considered. 

Please Note:

  • All applicants must provide a cover letter (maximum two pages) in response to the key selection criteria located on the last page of the position description.
  • Due to the extensive number of applications received by Council, only shortlisted candidates will be provided feedback.
  • Acceptance of late applications is at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Rohan Bond, Head of Aged Access and Inclusion, on phone 0479 175 221 or email rohan.bond@portphillip.vic.gov.au.

Applications close 11.59pm Sunday 21 July 2024

The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued. We actively welcome and encourage candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, First Nation and Torres Strait Islander candidates, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and candidates with a disability.

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact Shane Turner (Recruitment Advisor) on phone 0421 757 521 or email: recruitment@portphillip.vic.gov.au



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City of Port Phillip,Victoria,Australia

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