Health, Safety & Wellbeing Administrator

Swinburne University of Technology

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Ongoing, full-time position in Hawthorn location
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About the job

The Health, Safety & Wellbeing Administrator provides administrative and general support to the Health, Safety & Wellbeing team within People & Culture. The position works collaboratively with all Health, Safety and Wellbeing team members and stakeholders to enable a high level of service delivery.

This varied role will involve administrative support across HS&W, Emergency Management and Workers Compensation.

This role is based at our Hawthorn campus and will involve some travel to other campuses as required.

About you

A positive, ‘can do’ attitude and strong work ethic are essential for this role. In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Qualifications:
    • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety 
    • Return to Work Co-ordinator approved course 
  • Experience:
    • Demonstrated experience supporting Health, Safety & Wellbeing services in a dynamic and complex environment
    • Experience in a complex, multi-site environment. Experience gained in a University will be highly regarded
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • The ability to build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
    • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to co-ordinate multiple tasks, meet deadlines without compromising attention to detail and data accuracy and the ability to respond flexibly to re-prioritise according to organizational changes
    • Technical skills and experience at an advanced level in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook & Visio and experience and skills in web content management and HS&W system administration
    • Demonstrated project management skills and experience
    • Experience of financial administration skills including processing invoices and tracking costs against budget
    • Ability to use own initiative and be proactive in problem solving and deliver excellent customer service
    • Demonstrated skills producing HS&W reports that provide insights for effective decision making

Further details on the experience and skills required for this role can be viewed in the Position Description.


A comprehensive range of benefits is available to staff at Swinburne including professional development and salary packaging.

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

About Swinburne

Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) is a world-ranked university leading the way in innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion. In recent years, Swinburne has progressed to become one of the world’s leading universities, ranking as one of the top 500 universities in the world, as assessed by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and one of the top 100 in the world in physics.

How to apply

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'Apply' at the bottom of this page.

For further information about the position, please contact Rowena King via email at

Applications close at 5.00pm on 13th February, 2019


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