Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator

Brisbane, Australia
05 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

The Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences is a strong faculty that has a coherent focus on health and well-being underpinned by a clear integrative theme related to preventative health and behaviour change.  Furthermore, the Faculty provides the opportunity for the allied health sciences to have a strong voice and great visibility within the University.   The Faculty currently includes six schools and five research centres:

  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Psychology
  • Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research
  • RECOVER Injury Research Centre
  • Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS)
  • Centre for the Economics and Business of Health (a joint University-level centre with the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law)
  • Poche Centre for Indigenous Health.  

Information about the Faculty may be accessed on the Faculty’s web site at

The role

The Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator will be responsible for providing professional advice on all health, safety and wellness matters for the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and the School of Dentistry.  The position holder is required to interact with academic and professional staff to ensure implementation of and understanding of UQ HSW systems.  The role requires a sound knowledge of risks in a clinical setting and appropriate management strategies. The role is required to work across multiple locations.

The person

Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree or an equivalent combination of experience/education/training. Clinical experience would be highly desired.  You should have well developed organisational and time management skills, be able to take a flexible approach to your work, find creative solutions to problems and have excellent interpersonal skills.  

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support. 

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.  


This is a part-time (0.6 FTE), continuing appointment at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207 - $79,964 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $86,822 - $93,558 p.a.).

Position Description   Download File PD_Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Leanne Ritchie on +61 7 3365 4468 or To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.   For information on completing the application process click here.

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