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Member Wellbeing Advisor (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 13/05/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Ongoing - full time

Organisation: Country Fire Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: VG/1793158

Reference: VG/1793158

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Location | CFA Headquarters Burwood East
  • Full Time | Ongoing
  • PTA 4 | 89,586 pa (plus 11% superannuation)

Are you looking for a values-based, emergency service organisation that puts the community at the centre of everything we do?

We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

With over 51,000 volunteers CFA strives to be an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees. We, embrace individuals with diverse skills, experiences, and backgrounds, recognising the unique value they bring to CFA.

Want to read more about the Country Fire Authority (CFA) click here

Organisational Wellbeing at CFA:

Organisational Wellbeing sits within the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Directorate and is focused on the strategic direction, support, advice and service of psychological health and safety for members. This includes the provision of wellbeing services (Peer Support, Chaplaincy and Psychological/Counselling support), and case management/coaching support for a range of issues impacting the psychological health and wellbeing of members.

About the Role

This is a rewarding and meaningful role for an energetic individual with experience in the mental health field. Working within the Organisational Wellbeing Team, you will be involved in supporting senior leaders and members' psychological health and wellbeing with a strong focus on the provision of expert mental health management advice and prevention strategies. This position is located at our Headquarters in Burwood East and will provide support to our districts in Dandenong, Chirnside Park and Melton.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide coaching and guidance to senior leaders to manage a range of wellbeing and mental health issues
  • Assessment, referral and short-term support for volunteers and staff in relation to their mental health and wellbeing
  • Deliver face to face and virtual training and education
  • Develop and deliver a range of proactive strategies and services aimed at improving organisational and member mental health and wellbeing
  • Build effective relationships at all levels of the organisation to achieve outcomes

About You

To succeed in this important role, you will be qualified in a mental health or Social Sciences related discipline with significant contemporary experience managing wellbeing and mental health issues. You are a team player who contributes positively to team culture.  You will demonstrate expertise in providing support, advice, coaching, and problem solving on a broad range of mental health and wellbeing issues.

With expertise in communicating at all levels of an organisation, you will also develop and deliver a range of proactive strategies and services aimed at improving organisational and member mental health and wellbeing.  This includes your ability to deliver face to face and virtual educational and training programs. 

Please note, you must be prepared for remote work, overnight stays, and after-hours work at times. A full driver's licence is required, a vehicle will be supplied for use by the successful applicant.

Why choose CFA

  • Meaningful Purpose: Your contribution truly makes a difference
  • Work-Life Balance: Paid parental leave, generous leave provisions
  • Growth Opportunities: Learning and development
  • Flexibility: Hybrid work options with flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts: Emergency Memberlink discounts on various services
  • Wellbeing Focus: Healthy for Life programs, flu vaccinations
  • Member Assistance Program: Access support across 8 service pathways 

Your Application

Click the 'apply' button to access our online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

When applying for a position with CFA, please submit a cover letter and resume that demonstrates your qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Pre-employment Checks

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who:

  • Successfully complete a National Police History Check, Working Rights Check and hold a valid Working with Children Check.

CFA is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and safe volunteer and work environment. Our aim is to have a volunteer and paid workforce that reflects the community it serves.  First Nations people, women, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. 

Applications close: 11:59pm 26 May 2024.

If at any stage of the recruitment and selection process you require an alternative format to the application material or reasonable adjustment to the interview arrangements, please don't hesitate to contact the person listed on the ad or alternatively, email recruitment@cfa.vic.gov.au

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) values your privacy. We will use the information you provide when you are applying for employment with us for the purpose of recruitment, selection, evaluation and appointment and to report on anonymised key metrics (e.g. diversity). The information we collect will be handled in accordance with privacy laws, including the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014. You can view our Privacy Statement here. For access and correction of the information we have collected, contact recruitment@cfa.vic.gov.au

Member Wellbeing Advisor (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing - full time

Job classification:

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Contact:

Celeste Brack | Celeste.brack@cfa.vic.gov.au

Member Wellbeing Advisor (See Advertisement)