Cultural Wellbeing Officer, Equity, Support and Wellbeing, Office of People Western Sydney University


Part-time (0.8FTE), fixed term position until 28 August 2024
Parramatta South Campus

About Western
Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 14 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

About the Team
The Mental Health and Wellbeing Team sits within the Office of People, Equity Safety Wellbeing Portfolio, with a focus on the early intervention, prevention and promotion of positive mental health and wellbeing aligned to the Wellbeing and Mental health Strategy.

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Team takes a systemic approach utilising university-wide engagement in the creation of student focused mental health and wellbeing initiatives. The team has various functions including mental health and wellbeing promotion, prevention, early identification of needs and responding to complex issues and risk.

About the Role
The Cultural Wellbeing Officer is responsible for supporting and developing culturally safe initiatives within the Mental Health and Wellbeing team to meet the needs of our culturally diverse community. The position takes a holistic and systemic approach, including policy development, advise and consultation, resource development and the provision of counselling and wellbeing services, including clinical supervision to students as required.

The Cultural Wellbeing Officer will champion the key values of the Office of People and ensures their practice aligns to these values and service delivery contributing to the overall student experience with the aim of transforming lives.

For further details outlining the responsibilities of this position, please refer to the position description.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 8 $101,201 to $112,344 p.a. (comprising Salary of $85,516 to $94,932 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Please note, the above salary range is based on 0.8 of the full-time equivalent.

Position Enquiries: Please contact Steve Lee via [email protected]

Closing Date: 8:30pm, Sunday 3 September 2023

Working Rights in Australia – Eligibility: You must provide evidence of your fulltime working rights in Australia for the full term of the appointment at time of application.

Note: Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted. 



Western Sydney University

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