Health Promotion Officer

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia
$80,102 - $86,469
24 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Health Service (SwinHealth)
  • HEW 7: $80,102 - $86,469 plus 17% superannuation
  • Full-time, 12 month fixed term position, based at the Hawthorn campus

Swinburne University of Technology is an internationally-recognised provider of quality education and an institution with a rich legacy of industry collaborations. We are an innovative University at the forefront of technology and are committed to delivering excellence in higher education, vocational training and research.

The Health Promotion Officer will be required to develop and implement appropriate Health Promotion initiatives for the Swinburne Community and participate in health counselling and education. This will include presenting health education, coordinating events, displays, orientation and promotional activities. This role will work closely with other areas including Swinburne Student Amenities Association (SSAA) and Residential services. This position is a member of a team which works predominantly within the Health Services at the Hawthorn GP practice, as well as campuses across the University.

Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
• Qualification in Health promotion and relevant experience as a Health Promotion Officer
• Experience in delivering educational sessions and running activities
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs.  You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets.  We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff.  As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

The diverse culture within Swinburne is our strength and our success lies within the inclusive working environment built of employees from a variety of backgrounds. Swinburne celebrates and respects the strength that difference creates. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and generally the capacity for innovation.  We welcome applications from Indigenous people; varying age workers; people with disabilities; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the WGEA as the Employer of Choice of Gender Equality 2015, and of key initiatives such as Pride @ Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision – to become Australia’s leading university in Science, Technology and Innovation.

How to apply
To start an application, click on 'begin' at the bottom of the page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Glenda Langford, Manager Health & Wellbeing on +61 3 9214 8483 or email

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position number: 30140
Applications close: 5pm, Thursday 8 December 2016

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