Prevention and Support Specialist

Charles Sturt University
June 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:$107,199 to $121,340
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Working Time:Part time
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Promote, enhance and contribute to student safety and wellbeing Build and develop strong relationships with stakeholders Enjoy fantastic working conditions and career/personal development opportunities The role Continuing, Part time (0.8 FTE, 28 hours per week) Level 8 - $107,199 to $121,340 pa FTE (plus 17% superannuation) Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Orange, Port Macquarie or Wagga Wagga The Prevention and Support Specialist is an integral position of the Safe and Respectful Communities Unit within the Division of Safety, Security and Wellbeing. The Unit guides activities which promote, enhance and contribute to student safety and wellbeing from early intervention, prevention and awareness raising initiatives to response and support. You will provide specialist response to students, using theoretically sound and evidence-based approaches face to face, by phone or online following disclosures of sexual assault and harassment, violence and hazing. You will provide trauma informed advice, information and debriefing to staff who receive disclosures from students and guide them in following university processes and in providing trauma informed support and information. About you A psychology or social work degree and unconditional membership of AHPRA (psychologists) or eligibility for full membership with AASW (social workers), with substantial experience demonstrating the application of the theories and principles related to the qualification. Experience in providing clinical services to survivors of sexual assault, violence and /or hazing as well as providing organisational responses to the prevention and/or response to sexual assault and harassment or violence. Demonstrated ability to gather and maintain data and provide accurate reporting on complex issues. Initiative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and ability to transform ideas into operational plans and outcomes. Benefits Work life balance (including a hybrid work model) Professional development opportunities Generous leave options Enjoy salary packaging and sacrifice options Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Visit our website to learn more about our great range of employee benefits. About us The Division of Safety, Security, and Wellbeing is comprised of several teams, including the Executive Office, Chief Security Officer, Health, Safety, and Wellbeing, Student Integrity and Support, Student Counselling and Wellbeing, and Accessibility and Inclusion Support. The primary responsibility of this division is to promote a safe and healthy culture for staff, students, and visitors of the university. To achieve this, the division is tasked with implementing, coordinating, and evaluating an enterprise-wide approach to security, safety, critical incident management, student misconduct investigations, responses to reports of sexual misconduct, assault, and harassment, student counselling, and wellbeing support, and facilitating reasonable adjustments for students with disabilities or health conditions to support them to be successful in their study. We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others. We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in. This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place. Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world. Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. To apply Click the button and complete your application online, address the selection criteria in the position description and upload your CV. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us. This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position. Further information Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting: Melinda Green Associate Director, Safe and Respectful Communities Unit [email protected] Ph: 02 6933 4383 Closing Date: 11pm, 11 June 2024

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