First listed on: 02 April 2024

Wellbeing Support Officer

About The Role 

The Student Wellbeing Support Officer takes a lead role in managing the wellbeing of enrolled students including those students residing in our on campus accommodation.  The role is responsible for being part of a team and the primary point of contact for all student enquiries and support.    

The role will triage all students and conduct an assessment on the immediate needs and will determine the type and level of support required.  This position is a Child Safe Contact Officer and is required to work collaboratively with all internal and external stakeholders and leads all student events that are inclusive. The position takes a key role in delivering relevant, progressive and effective wellbeing practice and intervention to students across all campuses.  

Selected Duties: 

  • Demonstrated ability to provide appropriate support and/or referral to people who face a range of complex issues such as mental health, effects of drugs/alcohol, homelessness, family/peer conflict.
  • Highly effective written, verbal, and interpersonal skills including the ability to remain calm and act with empathy and sensitivity when dealing with people who may be in a highly emotional state.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of health related and/or educational workshops.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team to meet the objectives of the role in line with policy, procedures, and relevant legislation.

About You 

Skills & Experience 

  • Relevant degree in disabilities, social work or community services and relevant work experience; or a suitable combination of a lesser qualification. 
  • Considerable experience in the disability or community services sector or related discipline.
  • Current driver’s Licence.

Your values align to ours - Community + collaboration, Creativity + Innovation and Integrity + respect.  

About Us 

Wodonga TAFE is dedicated to providing quality education and training programs to individuals and industry across our campuses in Northeast Victoria and around Australia.  With over 700 employees, Wodonga TAFE continues to grow as one of Australia’s most respected registered training organisations.  

Why join us? 

  • Excellent career progression  
  • Learning development opportunities 
  • Awesome company culture 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • An abundance of benefits 

Visit our website for more information about employee benefits and services. 

Apply Now 

If you are excited by this excellent opportunity to take your career to the next level get in contact with us now, call Ginny Turrell Team Leader Support Services for a confidential conversation on 02 6054 3748

To find out more about the position, see other job opportunities, and apply for this role, please visit the Careers page on the Wodonga TAFE website.  

Applications close: 11:59 pm Sunday 14 April or unless filled prior 

Wodonga TAFE is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Inclusion is how we unleash the power of diversity. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTIQA+. 

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