Job Description

About this Opportunity

  • Continuing, Full Time 
  • People and Culture Directorate
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton 
  • Higher Education Worker Level 7
  • Total Remuneration $113,224 to $123,474 pa (including salary of $95,676 to $104,338 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

An exciting opportunity has become available within our People and Culture Directorate in the Safety and Wellbeing team. We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Senior Safety and Wellbeing Adviser to join our team and help promote a positive safety culture and ensure a safe and healthy environment across our campuses.  

You will be responsible for providing comprehensive safety, health and wellbeing advice and service to all levels of staff and external stakeholders at CQUniversity. Your primary goal will be to enhance awareness, promote a positive safety culture, and support the University in maintaining a safe workplace and academic environment. 

In this role, you will offer expert advice and guidance on safety and wellbeing matters to staff and students, as well as develop strong relationships with external agencies. You will conduct regular organisational audits and inspection activities consistent with statutory and internal policy requirements, conduct investigations of workplace incidents, and engage with and maintain strong, positive relationships with internal key stakeholders including University Management, Deans, Directors, AVP’s and Campus Coordinators.. You will facilitate and advise on risk assessments to control and manage risks associated with University operations and activities. Additionally, you will work closely with the Safety and Wellbeing Manager, assisting with reporting to University compliance matters and the University’s Business Continuity and Crisis Management activities.    

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role, apply now! 

Be Rewarded

  • 6 weeks annual leave.
  • Generous carers and parental leave.
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance.
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program.

Position Requirements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary industry practice and safety requirements.
  • Ability to interpret and provide advice on the current legislation and associated policies. 
  • Have significant experience in providing high level practical health and safety and psycho-social advice and service to clients. 
  • Well-developed understanding of and ability to apply relevant safety and Workers’ Compensation legislation for all Australian states. 
  • A relevant degree with at least four years subsequent relevant experience. 

Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description on the CQUniversity Careers Site. 

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Wednesday, 26 June 2024

Job Requisition ID: 4781

When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.