Safer Community Advisor

at Swinburne University of Technology

  • Full-time, Fixed Term (1 Year) based at the Hawthorn campus as a Safer Community Advisor

Swinburne is a place where your work can impact the national economy and wellbeing of our society. We promote diversity, support career development, provide flexibility and offer competitive salary packages.

At Swinburne, we take the safety of our students and staff seriously. The Safer Community program is your one-stop shop for all welfare support and campus security services.

About the job

The role of Safer Community Advisor will provide expert advice to all areas of the University in relation to behavioural risks. These risks may directly or indirectly impact the University community’s safety, reputation, and wellbeing. In this position you will work closely with other areas of the University to provide clinical supervision, advice, professional development, special assessment, and management of behavioural risks.

During your 1 year tenure with Swinburne, you will be actively collaborating with the Primary Prevention Officer to promote and educate the University on the Safer Community program.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including managing persons in crisis and those who are highly emotional, aggressive or suicidal
  • Highly-developed report-writing and presentation skills and proven ability to communicate effectively to a broad range of individuals and groups from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrated skills in investigation, case analysis, case formulation and case management
  • A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

What we offer

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

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

As we are a Child Safe Organisation, all appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check. Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Ania Gruba (Recruitment Consultant) on +613 9214 4856.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: 32343

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 1st August 2017

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