Job no: 31963
Categories: Administration, Administration & Office Support
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Communications Advisor (Operations)
Full-time @80 hours per fortnight, including an ADO
Fixed-Term – June 2021
Classification code – HS4
Alfred health location
Alfred Health’s Public Affairs and Communications Department is responsible for the organisation’s strategic reputational management ensuring that its brand position and stakeholder relationships contribute to achieving the organisation’s long term goals.
The group is responsible for corporate communications, external affairs, media relations, community engagement, internal engagement as well as digital communications.
As the Communications Advisor (Operations) you will advise on specific operations projects to ensure accurate, timely and useful information is provided to frontline staff, patients and communities. This requires working collaboratively and building strong working relationships with key stakeholders inside and outside the health services.
The role is strongly focussed on Alfred Health’s COVID-19 response and related operational initiatives.
Working to the Senior Public Affairs Manager and closely with the Operations and Public Affairs teams, you will also support other operational initiatives and programs of strategic significance.
Extensive skills and knowledge base in radiation therapy practice commensurate with experience at Bachelor’s degree or higher in public relations, communications or similar
Experience in dynamic public affairs or corporate affairs roles, including issues communication
Experience in operational environments and /or government agencies preferred
Experience in using creative packages and systems (eg Adobe, Mail Chimp) as well as remote technologies
Experience in healthcare is an advantage
Easy public transport access
For enquiries please contact Alfred health Switchboard on 03) 9076 2000 and ask for Jennifer Hill, Public Affairs
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.
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