Health and Wellbeing Support Officer

Job No: BDBRC812
Location: Bundaberg

$67,977 per annum + super + benefits 
Permanent Full-Time
Work Health and Safety Branch, People and Performance
Bundaberg Region

About Us

Are you ready to join our team and build Australia's best regional community?  

Here at Bundaberg Regional Council our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia’s best regional community. In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centred on our core values. To be a Council that is customer focused, respectful and prides itself on team work, leadership, sustainability and innovation. We’re an all-inclusive Council that celebrates diversity and communicates in an open and respectful manner.

About The Opportunity

Your role as a Health and Wellbeing Support Officer is to provide administrative support to the Work Health and Safety Branch, in the coordination and delivery of the health and safety programs, initiatives, and innovations. Responsibilities will include: 

  • Provide health and wellbeing administrative support to Council's Work Health and Safety Branch.
  • Be the first point of contact for the WHS branch both face to face, phone, and email. 
  • Maintain Council’s electronic health and wellbeing system ensuring system accessibility, usability, and accuracy.
  • Identify, engage, and guide key stakeholders, providing expertise and advice on the best utilisation of the system.
  • Work in conjunction with other teams within the People and Performance Department to deliver a seamless, coordinated, professional and customer focused service across Council.
  • Generate regular reporting for leaders e.g., WHS Committee reports, meeting minutes, and track training requests.
  • Assist with completion of rehabilitation and injury management documentation and processes including undertaking basic claims management

About You

Essential criteria: 

  • Demonstrated experience in an administration or similar role.
  • Certificate level or higher qualifications in a relevant discipline (administration, workplace health and safety, business).
  • Rehabilitation and return to work coordinator accreditation or the ability to obtain.
  • Demonstrated high-level experience in MS Office suite. 
  • Effective organisational skills, including the ability to manage and prioritise a wide range of tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with internal customers and stakeholders as well as external organisations and agencies.
  • Hold current 'C' class drivers licence

Desirable criteria: 

  • Knowledge of online databases.
  • Experience in rehabilitation claims management
  • Experience with system implementation and maintenance, project management, delivery, and reporting techniques.

 What we offer

  • A competitive remuneration salary with options for salary sacrifice, up to 12% Superannuation contributions, 17.5% leave loading
  • 36.25 hour working week, regular rostered days off, including long weekends
  • Opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression
  • Work within a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance and a friendly and supported team
  • An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued 

The Selection Process

The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a National Police Clearance as part of the recruitment process.

How to Apply

To apply or find out more about the Position Description and our Benefits, Rewards and Recognition visit our Careers with Council webpage.

Closing Date: 11:30pm Sunday 5 February 2023 AEST

Thank you for your interest in this position.  We look forward to receiving your application.

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