Senior Health & Wellbeing Advisor

  • Strategic & operational emphasis
  • Mental health focus
  • Fixed term (2 years) | Full time
  • VPS 5 $96,942 - $117,293 + super p.a.

About the VGSO
The Victorian Government Solicitor's Office (VGSO) vision is to be the Victorian Government's trusted legal partner.

The VGSO provides responsive legal services exclusively for the Victorian Government and public sector. Our place within government ensures we are at the centre of legal change, reform and problem-solving. We operate as a service-driven legal professional practice and strive for excellence in this competitive environment. In all aspects of our operations, we aim to role model and live by our values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Insight, Collaboration and Excellence.

About the team and role
As a key member of the People & Culture (P&C) Team, the role provides an exciting opportunity to further promote and embed a health and wellbeing culture across the organisation. Working collaboratively with key stakeholders, a central component will be to lead the development and implementation of tailored strategies to proactively prevent and reduce health and wellbeing issues in alignment with the VGSO's and VPS strategies and frameworks.

A key focus is also in mental health, including providing advice, coaching and training to managers and employees, building organisational awareness and the design of appropriate employee support services. You will also be involved in policy development and implementation, together with preparing and analysing health, safety and wellbeing data and reporting to assist managers to identify trends and preventative strategies. A key focus will also be on the design and implementation of a 'workload management' review system.

Skills and experience

  • Solid experience in managing health and wellbeing, ideally gained in a professional services environment
  • Have insight into the challenges and pressures of working in a legal services context
  • Proven ability to build positive relationships and partnerships
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement and sound working knowledge of workplace health and safety policies and legislation
  • HR Generalist background will also be an advantage, although not essential
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or relevant industry experience required

In exchange for your hard work, you will receive; competitive remuneration, training and development opportunities and 17.5% annual leave loading. The VGSO embraces flexibility and welcomes a conversation to help you achieve work-life balance.

How to apply
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click here to apply now! Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Candidates will also be required to complete a few questions covering the Key Selection Criteria as part of the online application form. Please note it is not required to respond to the Key Selection Criteria separately.

To find out more about this role, please feel free to contact Stephanie Lou, People & Culture Advisor, on (03) 9032 3020.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday, 2 June 2019.