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Job Number : 29121
Type and Location : Student / Sydney
Listed By : University of New South Wales on 6 Nov 2019
Faculty Wellbeing Officer

Faculty Wellbeing Officer

UNSW Medicine

Ref 497512

  • Opportunity to work at a leading global University
  • Full time 2-year fixed term contract |Based in Kensington with state-wide travel
  • Shape the future direction of Health & Wellbeing within the Faculty of Medicine

UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia’s finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. With a strong presence at UNSW Kensington campus, the faculty have staff and students in teaching hospitals in Sydney as well as regional and rural areas of NSW including Albury/Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.

Aligned with the UNSW’s approach and range of wellbeing services, UNSW Medicine is committed to care for the health and wellbeing of our students and staff.  Reporting to the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, the Faculty Wellbeing Officer’s primary focus is to take a strategic, proactive approach towards enhancing student health and wellbeing across the Faculty. This will include developing supporting frameworks, resources and procedures. With a focus on preventative measures, the Faculty Wellbeing Officer is expected to exercise leadership through the provision of advice and assistance to our students, to support their ability to fully function as educators, learners and practitioners in the medical community. The Faculty has a diverse range of students, including those at risk of disengaging. Travel to our regional locations on a regular basis will be required

To be successful in this position, you will have excellent collaboration and relationship management skills. You will have demonstrable experience of dealing with people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds including groups who are at risk of being marginalised. You will be experienced in providing effective, brief intervention to clients with a broad range of presenting issues including significant mental health difficulties and disabilities. You will use your sound judgement in referring students to the relevant pathways and resources for positive student outcomes. You will possess initiative together with strong analytical, problem-solving, resource planning, goal setting and project management skills. You possess a tertiary qualification in psychology, social work or a related field and be eligible for full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

The position attracts a package of $104,618 - $117,875 + 17% super + Leave Loading.

Please provide a cover letter and response to each of the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description document addressing your suitability to the role.

 PD - 00075825 - Wellbeing Officer.pdf

Please email your application to 

Applications close: Friday 6th December 2019


Contact Details
Ian Jones - Talent Acquisition Team Lead, Faculty of Medicine

T: 02 9385 3260


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