First listed on: 20 January 2021

• Join a dynamic and proactive organisation in a role that positively shapes and enhances the safety culture.
• UC Level 6 $81,116.00 - $87,319.00 + 17% Super
• 12 month, Fixed-Term contract

The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition. The university partners with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The universities success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world’s fastest rising university (QS, 2019).

The People and Diversity team are currently seeking an experienced Health and Safety Advisor to join their team. Reporting to the Manager Health & Safety you will provide Work Health and Safety (WHS) advice and consultation to stakeholders and employees to ensure WHS compliance.

A key feature of this role is to provide support to the Manager Health & Safety and assist with implementation and monitor workplace health and safety policies, procedures and programs to achieve and maintain health and safety standards and meet legislative requirements.

The ideal candidate will have at least three-year experience in a similar role and will hold a Cert IV in Work Health and Safety.  Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. Experience in incident investigation and the identification and implementation of WHS training programs. Experience in workers compensation and rehabilitation is desirable.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Warwick Bennett, Manager Health & Safety via telephone on 02 6201 2210 or email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6206 3867or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 31st January 2021

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