37815


Safety and Wellbeing Advisor
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 18 December 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $84,257 - $96,430
Position No: 37815
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 December 2019
Contact Officer: Kim Flett on kim.flett@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 5613


The Community Services Directorate (CSD) is responsible for a wide range of humans services and functions in the ACT, including multicultural affairs, community services, older people, women, public and community housing services and policy, community recovery, children, youth and family support services and policy, support for families, Child and Family Centres, homeless, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and the ACT Office for Disability. The People Management Branch provide strategic advice in relation to performance management; workplace diversity; delegations and authorisations; the Graduate Program; learning and development; the Employee Assistance Program; safety and wellbeing matters. The Branch is comprised of four teams: Workforce Management, Safety and Wellbeing and Training Systems and Delivery. We are looking for a high performing Administrative Officer Level 6 to join our Safety and Wellbeing Team. The Safety and Wellbeing Team are a small, multi-disciplinary team that provides support and high-level policy and legislative advice to the Directorate’s diverse business units. This role ensures the Directorate applies and interprets relevant legislation, whole of government policies, strategies and guidelines. The ideal candidate for this position will have a high-level understanding of work health and safety, workers’ compensation, health and wellbeing, return to work and rehabilitation. You will be required to work collaboratively with staff at all levels, build and maintain relationship with internal and external stakeholders and can hit the ground running  We are looking for a person who has demonstrated experience in injury management, health and wellbeing and/or work health and safety. The successful candidate would be required to model behaviours consistent with the ACT Government’s Respect, Equity and Diversity Framework and lead safe work practices that are in accordance with the Directorate’s Work Health and Safety system. Model behaviours consistent with the ACT Government’s Respect, Equity and Diversity Framework and lead safe work practices that are in accordance with the Directorate’s Work Health and Safety system. CSD is an inclusive employer where all people are respected and valued for their contribution. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, People with Disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, veterans, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people.
Note: This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of six months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is available to ACT Government officers and employees only.
How to Apply: Please submit a written pitch of up to two pages which demonstrates your suitability and experience for the position, contact details for at least two referees and a current curriculum vitae.
Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.

Note

This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of six months.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Human Resources and Industrial Relations