Social Planning Officer

Job Title: Social Planning Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$51.87 - AU$60.18 per hour
Start Date: 31/05/2024
Reference: BBBH324819_1716257728
Contact Name: Samatha Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic and dedicated Social Planning Officer to join our team at the local government client in Blacktown. As a Social Planning Officer, you will be a strategic member of the team in shaping and implementing social plans, promoting community development, and ensuring the delivery of essential services and facilities to the communities of Blacktown.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of social plans and report progress to key stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the Community Development Team to plan and develop community services and facilities.
  • Liaise with various levels of government for integrated service delivery.
  • Undertake social research, impact assessments, and policy reviews.
  • Provide professional advice to the Council on community needs and government policies.
  • Implement volunteer coordination if required by the role.
  • You will undertake special project work as determined by Council this is an opportunity to make a real difference in the Blacktown community.


  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Urban Planning, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in social planning, community development, or related roles.
  • Council experience will be highly regarded.
  • Strong analytical and research abilities.
  • Knowledge of relevant government policies and regulations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Understanding volunteer management practices is desirable.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on communities and possess the necessary skills and qualifications, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

Offering a seven-month contract, Full time 9:00 am- 5:00 pm with a flexible working arrangement for the right person. $51.87 to $60.18 per hour.

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