UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Wellbeing Officer

Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Base Salary $91,644 to $98,796 + 17% superannuation
Posted
01 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Jul 2022
Ref
0094320
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Collaborate and support a diverse student and staff groups to achieve University outcomes
  • 4x full-time, 12-month fixed-term contracts (potential for extension)
  • Base Salary $91,644 to $98,796 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Wellbeing Services team has 4x brand new Wellbeing Officer positions available. We are looking for outstanding individuals who are passionate about education and supporting students throughout their university journey.

As a Wellbeing Officer, you will be responsible for providing specialised wellbeing services and case management to students at the University. You will use evidence-based, best practice strategies to deliver timely, accessible, and high-quality services.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work within a tight-knit team, reporting to the Manager, Wellbeing Services
  • facilitate the intake, screening, monitoring, and assessment of the wellbeing needs for students
  • develop and deliver support, and interventions with the goal of improving the student experience
  • provide triage and crisis intervention including liaison with internal and external service providers
  • proactively contribute to the development of policies and procedures to improve the student experience
  • actively contribute to and promote a safe environment where all people are valued and respected.

About you

If you are someone who enjoys supporting others and working with youth/in the mental health field, you will thrive in this position.

  • tertiary qualifications in a relevant field combined with related experience
  • an understanding of the student experience and its relationship to student service delivery
  • demonstrated experience in responding to individuals presenting in crisis and/or incident management
  • ability to facilitate engagement with students and stakeholders and delivery of programs
  • proven understanding of early intervention strategies
  • Mandarin, Hindi, Arabic, Vietnamese, Indonesian and/or Korean language skills are highly desirable.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Rachel Strong, Recruitment Operations, on 02 8627 7612 or by email rachel.strong@sydney.edu.au

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Applications Close

Sunday 17 July 2022 11:59 PM

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