Manager, Staff Wellbeing

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
November 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:$6,000
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Overview: About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and 10,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our purpose is to offer life- changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.


About RMIT Vietnam

RMIT International University Vietnam is the Asian hub of RMIT University. Degrees are awarded by RMIT University in Australia, allowing Vietnamese students to receive an overseas education without having to leave home. RMIT Vietnam is also host to students from Australia and many other countries. All degree programs are recognised by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and are audited by the Australian Universities Quality Agency. RMIT Vietnam is an English-speaking university, and all teaching is in English.


The role

The Manager, Staff Wellbeing will work with various teams within RMIT (Wellbeing, Safer Communities, OHSSS, etc) to help drive Strategic Wellbeing Actions Plans. A key focus for this role will be to successfully design and deliver RMIT Vietnam's first Staff Wellbeing Program, this will include developing initiatives that are focused on mental and physical wellbeing of RMIT Staff.

  • Develop and deliver a strong, robust, and sustainable strategy focused on ensuring a safe and welcoming culture at RMIT Vietnam.

  • Create and deliver high-quality reports, presentations, trainings, workshops, and initiatives that demonstrate and foster RMIT Vietnam's commitment to staff wellbeing.

  • Develop and maintain a confidential reporting system for wellbeing incidents, activities, inquiries, etc.

  • Create and maintain an appropriate SLA with regards to wellbeing case management.

  • Provide advice and assistance in coordinating support for impacted staff.

  • Lead complex case management for staff, including partnering with the Employee Relations team to ensure support and thorough investigations where appropriate.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders and RMIT Vietnam Leadership to ensure successful delivery of wellbeing projects, programs, and support initiatives.

  • Primary SME for ongoing development and delivery of policy, procedures, guidelines, and resources for enhanced staff wellbeing.

  • Primary SME for keeping up to date with local regulations pertaining to the mental, physical wellbeing, and protection of staff.

  • Manage quality assurance and ensure best-practice of health and wellbeing service provision, including health services contracted from third party providers.

  • Develop and maintain collaborative networks with RMIT Melbourne to ensure key policies that underly Wellbeing are consistent but contextualised to inform best-practice in the delivery of Staff Wellbeing initiatives and programs.

  • Provide ongoing coaching and guidance to staff members in the Human Resources department.

  • Support other projects and activities as directed that build the impact of the Staff Wellbeing Team and Human Resources Department.

  • For a more detailed description of the key areas of responsibility for this position please click here to download the JD.

  • Bachelor's in social work, psychology, counselling and/or education. Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working With Children check.
  • Education, training and/or experience equivalent to the completion of postgraduate qualification in social work, psychology, counselling and/or education.
  • Membership/eligibility for membership with respective professional Psychological, Counselling, or Social Work Association is essential.
  • Significant experience (five (5) years or more) in assessing and providing individual counselling to a wide variety of client groups, preferably in an organizational context.
  • Proven knowledge in mental health, phycological risk management, and psychological first aid, with a commitment to creating positive change in an organisational setting.
  • Experience with delivering health and safety advisory service to a complex organization.
  • Successful in implementing wellbeing strategy plans.
  • Experience in writing wellbeing policy and guidelines.
  • Experience in safety audits.
  • Very strong communication skills, including experiencing in producing high quality guidance materials, briefings, reports, and other project related documentation for senior leadership.
  • High level of confidentiality, commitment to innovation, agility, and collaboration.
  • Substantial practice experience and expertise in understanding counselling approaches suited to a culturally diverse staff population.
  • Benefits include but not limited to:
  • Competitive remuneration package in USD (for expatriate candidates) or VND (for Vietnamese candidates).

  • Relocation allowance package up to USD $6,000 with support to relocate overseas candidate (and family) from home location to Vietnam for expatriates applying outside Vietnam.

  • One-way flight from home location to Vietnam for staff and immediate dependents.

  • School tuition fees for children, up to USD $15,000 per child up to 2 children per year

  • Private premium medical insurance for employee and immediate family

  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Xmas closure and paid sick leave.

  • Support and guidance from experienced Mobility Advisor to assist in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam.

  • Ongoing professional development program and support.

  • Further information

    The role located is Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam, is open for both local and expatriate candidates.

    If you are an expatriate candidate, you will require a work permit to work in Vietnam. To qualify for a work permit you will need (at minimum) a degree in a relevant field to the position and must be able to provide official written confirmation (statement of service) of at least 3 years' senior management related experience.

    English Proficiency

    English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS (General) with a score of at least 7.5 with no band less than 6.5.

    To Apply

    In order to be considered for this role, it is mandatory to submit both a resume and a cover letter. Please click on the 'Apply' link provided below to initiate the application process. Your application will not be considered complete without the submission of both documents.

    Please note, we will be running a rolling recruitment process, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply.

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community, and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community. At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT.

    Applications Close:

    25 thg 11 2023 11.59 pm

    RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community. As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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