Employee Wellbeing Officer

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/WCC/1682262
Closing Date: 14-Dec-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Employee Wellbeing Officer - November 2022.pdf (PDF, 543KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mardi McLaughlin, Manager Recruitment & Wellbeing
03 5150 3619

Position Details

As East Gippsland's largest healthcare provider and employer, BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and opportunity.  You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all.  With a strong focus on continuous improvement, professional development and innovation, you can pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community.

Unique career opportunity

Make a significant impact in this valuable new role

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to play a key role in improving employee health, wellbeing and engagement at BRHS.  If you have a relevant qualification and experience along with a passion for wellbeing, this is a great chance to progress your career in our large and multifaceted organisation.   

The Contract: Ongoing, Full Time

The Position:

In this newly-created role you will work within the People and Culture team to develop, implement and support a range of employee health and wellbeing programs as part of the BRHS Employee Wellbeing Strategy and the BRHS Strategic Plan.  The role also will promote and support a range of initiatives to raise awareness of the BRHS' principles of care, equity, inclusion and diversity in the workplace.

Key criteria required includes:

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resource Management, Health Promotion or Psychology (or equivalent)
  • At least two years' experience in human resources, health promotion, psychology or health and wellbeing
  • A demonstrated good understanding of key human resource management functions and how employee health and wellbeing programs impact organisation culture
  • A creative thinker with the ability to develop, plan and implement employee wellbeing initiatives that align with key organisational principles and strategic objectives
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the proven capacity to engage and influence key stakeholders.

Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements.

What this role offers:

  • Unique opportunity to make a significant and positive impact on our employees and our organisation
  • Brand new, interesting and rewarding role you can make your own
  • Friendly and collaborative team dedicated to service excellence and continuous improvement
  • Grade Three position, generous salary packaging and five weeks annual leave


For more information contact: Mardi McLaughlin, Manager Recruitment, Engagement and Wellbeing on 03 5150 3619.

Applications are to include: A covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria and be submitted by selecting "Apply Now" below.

Applications by close of business:  Wednesday 14th December 2022

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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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