Careers at Star Health
Community Development Officer

Star Health - South Melbourne  
Employment Type:
FT - Full-Time Temporary  
Coordinator - Health Promotion
Supporting Documentation:

Community Development Officer

Full Time

Job Reference No VAC0687

• Two Generous Salary Sacrificing Options
• Work in a Multidisciplinary Team Environment
• Rewarding and Valuable Work

The South Melbourne Community Capacity Building Initiative (the 'Initiative') is a partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services, Star Health, public housing residents and other stakeholders. The Initiative aims to build a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable neighbourhood where residents can learn, work, be connected and have a say in their community. The Community Development Officer will develop effective partnerships and strategies to support public housing estate residents to reduce isolation, build community and increase connections to local health, education, training and community services across two high density public housing estates in South Melbourne.

To star in this role you will have:

• A professional qualification in Community Development, Social Work or other relevant discipline.
• Experience in community development, cultural development, stakeholder engagement and capacity building.
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships & partnerships with people at all levels.
• Excellent knowledge of how to design, deliver and monitor projects to achieve objectives.
• A clear understanding of how to communicate with people who have experienced trauma and complex issues.

For information about the role, please contact Dave Godden (before 20/03) or Tara Kelly on 03 9525 1300 or email or

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st March 2020 @ 9am