Wellbeing Consultant (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 09/05/2024
Applications close: 23/05/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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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/1791859

Reference: VG/1791859

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 to $102,658 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

    We are seeking a strong team player, to contribute to the delivery of innovative and high-quality EAP and Chaplaincy services. This role will also lead the Corporate Peer Program, overseeing the ongoing recruitment, selection, training and deployment of Corporate Peers to ensure an evidence informed, high quality support service.  Further project opportunities also exist to provide a high level of support across all CFA cohorts with a particular focus on fire and flood recovery. There are also opportunities to provide psychoeducation, assessment, referral and short-term support to CFA corporate staff. 

    About You

    • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Counselling, Social Sciences or a related field and/or significant experience;
    • Have an understanding of the psychological risks and protective factors associated with emergency services activities.
    • Demonstrated experience managing and advising on complex mental health issues arising in the workplace.
    • Proven ability to plan, develop and implement projects and programs within key timeframes to support service delivery outcomes;
    • Proven ability to build and maintain effective stakeholder relationships at all levels within and external to the organization;
    • Demonstrated ability in problem solving, lateral thinking and the resolution of complex issues;
    • Demonstrated experience in reviewing and implementing continuous improvement initiatives and processes to enhance service delivery capability and outcomes.

    We encourage candidates to apply promptly as applications will be reviewed daily. Please see attached, detailed position description.

    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 23 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

  • Wellbeing Consultant (See Advertisement)

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    Full time / Ongoing - full time

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

    Wellbeing Consultant (See Advertisement)