Program Lead – Accessibility
- Join a newly established division with imprimatur to drive sweeping workplace reform
- Strategic lead role, contributing to accessibility and inclusiveness of the workforce and services
- Contribute to contemporary workplace design and equal opportunity practices
Ambulance Victoria seeks to appoint a driven and collaborative Program Lead, Accessibility. to join its newly established Equality & Workplace Reform Division. This position will play a key role in designing, coordinating and improving Ambulance Victoria’s program of work to create a safe, fair and inclusive workforce, focusing on improving the accessibility and inclusiveness of the workplace and services for people with disability.
Reporting to the Senior Lead, Diversity & Inclusion, the Program Lead Accessibility, will play a key leadership role in the development, implementation and evaluation programs that make information, activities and the work of AV and service delivery environment, as meaningful and useable for as many people as possible, particularly for people with disability. Managing the end to end delivery and operational aspects of these projects, the Program Lead will apply evidence based co-design and change management principles to deliver inclusive practices and identify change outcomes that strengthen fairness and transparency. As a subject matter expert, leader and facilitator on inclusion strategies for people with disability, the Program Lead will ensure objectives are understood and implemented in the workforce. The Program Lead will develop key stakeholder relationships within and external to AV, partnering and collaborating to manage and implement high priority initiatives.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of diversity, inclusion and engagement projects, to improve the workplace and service delivery outcomes for people with disability. With an in-depth knowledge of large scale change management and exceptional stakeholder and partnership development skills, the appointee will have experience working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders on improvement activities. Knowledge and understanding of both Victorian and federal equal opportunity, human rights and related legislation, policy and frameworks, particularly as they apply to people with disability, will be key to the success of this role. Conceptual and problem solving skills, resilience, adaptability and empathy will also contribute to success.
At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to the Victorian public, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time’ to life.
As a valued member of AV, you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. Although there will be a requirement to maintain a presence at Headquarters, flexible working arrangements are available and will be discussed with the successful candidate. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking.
Occasional travel throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria may be required.
Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check.
By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV’s Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.
At all levels of AV, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows the organisation to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for the people within AV.
For more information on the creation of the new division, please visit: https://info.fisherleadership.com/ambulancevictoria
To apply – click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ and using reference AMBpla0522, address your cover letter and resume to Sandra Kerr, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.