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497853 Finance & Corp Services Permanent Health, People, Culture and Safety

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 1900 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

We are looking for a Principal Wellbeing Partner to join our People, Culture and Safety (PC&S) team in a 13 month Parental Leave Contract starting in March 2022. Our PC&S team works in partnership with all divisions of Council with a focus on ensuring Council develops the potential of its employees and business to achieve its long-term strategic and operational goals.

About our Opportunity

As our Principal Wellbeing Partner, you will be responsible for leading our health, wellbeing and workplace rehabilitation team. You’ll provide specialist advice to all levels of the organisation to ensure contemporary best practice that aligns with legislative requirements. In addition to leading your team, you will also coach, mentor and professionally develop the wider People, Culture & Safety team, Divisional Managers and Coordinators, in all matters related to team member wellbeing.

About you

You’ll be passionate about all things people and making a difference to their overall health and wellbeing. You will use your superior organisational skills and expertise in health and wellbeing to drive our planned program of works and support your team to deliver quality advice and management of injured workers. You will have extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience in the understanding and application of relevant frameworks and legislation covering the contemporary workplace. This includes the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003, and the Work Health and Safety Act 2011. Experience with LGW and/or Self Insurance is beneficial.

Ideally you’ll hold Tertiary qualification in Allied Health (Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or similar), Human Resources or Workplace Health & Safety and/or equivalent experience in workplace wellbeing, workers’ compensation and injury management.

The Details

Term: Parental Leave Contract until May 2023
Award/Level:  Qld Local Government Industry Award Stream A - Level 6 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement
Location: Strathpine
Salary: 110,383 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading 72.5 hour fortnight + 9 day fortnight

Why join the MBRC Team?

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Flexibility at MBRC depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload a copy of your current resume.

Application Closes: Sunday 30th January 11.55pm

Role Description

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