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• Commencing May 2024
• Fixed Term
• School Officer Level 4 - $34.86/hr

Estimated start date: Commencing May 2024
Position tenure: Fixed Term
Weeks worked: School term weeks only (holidays unpaid)

Tenure duration: 6 Months
Total Paid Hours (per week) & days required: 30 Hours per week
Salary level, range or hourly rate: School Officer Level 4 - $34.86/hr /
Employment conditions: Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement

About Our School

Unity College is a P-12 Ecumenical College, in the Catholic and Uniting Church traditions, based in Caloundra. As part of Brisbane Catholic Education, our co-educational College aims to be a welcoming and supportive community of people who respect ourselves, each other and the environment. Our school seeks to provide a holistic education, striving for excellence through the teaching and demonstration of the Christian message. We are a school which provides a student-focussed education in a safe... environment and which creates equal opportunity for all to develop their full potential. Explore our school website to learn more about us.

About The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated person to join our office team. The primary role is to provide administrative support to ensure that Unity College operates safely and complies with all relevant legislation. This role is responsible for the administration and communication of Unity College’s safety policies and procedures.

Reporting to the Principal, the Health and Safety Officer will work collaboratively with the Business Manager, Facilities Manager and Senior leadership to provide a source of knowledge, initial advice and information to develop, implement and monitor effective WPHS systems, policies, training and practices that address Unity College’s key organisational risks and WPHS compliance obligations with BCE and legislative requirements. Other duties will involve attending to reception areas, answering phone, assisting with First Aid along with other duties as determined by the needs of the College Leadership team.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Supporting the staff with risk and compliance for excursions, incursions; supply and hire agreements.
• Advising leadership as to relevant changes in regulations, legislation policies and procedures.
• Supporting staff in managing organizational registers,
• Advising and facilitating risk assessments with responsible staff members for school events and activities.
• Working in collaboration with workplace health and safety and school leadership to review and refine current school processes, practices and procedures to ensure they comply with legal and regulatory obligations and BCE system requirements
• Other duties will involve attending to reception areas, answering phone, assisting with First Aid along with other duties as determined by the needs of the College Leadership team.

About You - You Will Bring To The Role
• Previous risk and compliance administration or management experience
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• A people-centric approach that supports good relationships within the school and broader organisation
• Experience providing risk and compliance advice to leadership and colleagues
• An organised approach to work including time and priority management.

To be eligible to be considered for this role you will:
• hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card prior to commencement;
• be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment; and
• have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education.

Please note applications for this role may be considered as they are received, and an appointment made prior to the advertised close date.
Everyone at Brisbane Catholic Education models and fosters a commitment to the safeguarding of children and promotes a culture where student protection is everyone’s responsibility. Successful applicants will complete requisite Working With Children (WWC) pre-employment screening, in accordance with legislation, prior to appointment.
Equity and inclusion are at the core of our Catholic values and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this role.

Contact: James McCosker
Contact number: 07 5490 5777
Contact email: [email protected]

Closing date: 26-May-2024


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