Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

Contract Part-time centre for cultural diversity in ageing posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

  • Leading not-for-profit, values based organisation
  • Great working environment and salary packaging benefits
  • Hawthorn East location, free parking and close to public transport

What YOU do matters!

Are you looking to do something that matters? At Benetas, you’ll be part of a diverse, engaging and collaborative culture that is guided by our values of respect, responsibility, community and spirit. Join us and make a difference!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, based at our Support Office in Hawthorn East. Our support office is a newly renovated, thriving, supportive and friendly environment, where you will have the opportunity to work with other passionate people.

The Diversity and Inclusion Consultant is responsible for supporting aged care providers in Australia with their diversity and inclusion policies and practices through tailored mentoring and consultations. They will also be responsible for developing new resources to support diversity planning and practices in the aged care sector.

Your day to day activities include:

  • Conducting individual consultations with aged care provider senior leaders around diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Guiding and mentoring senior leaders around policy development relating to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Supporting senior leaders around change management and business development to support inclusive organisations
  • Participate in team meetings and networks relating to diversity equity and inclusion in aged care including the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) program

 To thrive in the role you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in HR policy relating to diversity and inclusion, social policy, community development or related fields
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including experience in active listening, business development and consulting
  • Relevant Experience in providing consulting, coaching or training and policy development in the area of culturally inclusive practices
  • Effective stakeholder and relationship management skills
  • Ability to collaborate and network in complex partnership arrangements
  • Relevant Experience in leading diversity policy and resource development
  • Excellent planning, reporting and time management skills
  • Understanding of contemporary approaches to learning and building capability
  • Knowledge of issues pertaining to the ageing population and diversity needs
  • Strategic thinking with an ability to make sound decision making through detailed analysis and problem solving

As a valued employee, your experience matters. Look forward to:

  • Being part of a trusted team within a supportive community
  • Proudly being part of a business that values Respect, Responsibility, Community, and Spirit
  • Engaging in meaningful work with a strong commitment to customer experience
  • A competitive salary (with salary packaging and meal & entertainment benefits)
  • A dedicated L&D team and learning culture putting you in the driver’s seat of your ongoing professional and personal development

About Benetas

Benetas is a leading not for profit organisation dedicated to actively working with older Victorians to live their best life. We care about our people’s health and wellbeing, and are committed to our reputation as a truly great place to work and volunteer. We are a recognised leader in gender equality, having been awarded an Employer of Choice citation since 2006. We are proud to provide an inclusive workplace – with a diverse workforce that is reflective of the client base.

Keen to join us?

We respect and value differences, and encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to apply. To view the position description and to submit your application, please click Apply Now!

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

All applicants must have valid working rights in Australia and the successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which include a National Police Check.

All employees are required to be immunised with the Influenza Vaccination and Covid-19 Vaccination.

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