Health Safety & Wellbeing (HSW) Advisor

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0050395
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time; Fixed Term for 14 months (maternity leave cover)
Engineering & IT
Department/School: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
UOM 7 $91,913 - $99,495 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About – Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) has been the leading Australian provider of engineering and IT education and research for over 150 years. We are a multidisciplinary Faculty organised into three key areas; Computing and Information Systems (CIS), Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE) and Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering (EMI). FEIT continues to attract top staff and students with a global reputation and has a commitment to knowledge for the betterment of society.

About the Role

You will step into an impactful, purpose-driven role ensuring the Faculties Health and Safety strategy is upheld. Working collaboratively with other FEIT leaders and teams, you will support the alignment of the Faculties Health and Safety and Wellbeing activities with developing appropriate solutions to a number of health, safety and wellbeing concerns.

Responsibilities include:

About You

You will be a proactive team player with experience working within a complex organisational environment. As a keen problem solver, your strong analytical thinking skills and solution-orientated approach will allow you to ask the right questions and re-think and improve processes. Utilising your strong communication skills, you have the ability to work as part of a team and identify and understand challenges collectively.

You will also have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].