Safety, Health and Wellbeing

Wellbeing advocates

Our role is to develop and assist in the implementation of the UWA safety, health and wellbeing programs in order to minimise the risk of injury, illness and property damage.

We provide consultancy and other services to promote best practice and legislative compliance in all University and related activities.

Are you enthusiastic about improving health and wellbeing?

We’re looking for people across the University to be advocates and contributors to the wellbeing program. You don't need to have any particular expertise, just an interest in making UWA a better place to work!

The role 

walking meetingBeing a Wellbeing Advocate is a voluntary role to be undertaken by staff with an interest in health and wellbeing, although approval for participation should be sought from your line manager.

Staff Wellbeing Advocates are encouraged to:

  • Promote and distribute of health and wellbeing information to staff, including brochures, posters, newsletters and emails
  • Be a role model for the Staff Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Provide feedback and ideas relating to improving health and wellbeing on campus
  • Act as an initial contact point for staff in their work area in relation to health and wellbeing, including referral to relevant services on campus;
  • Undertaking training or attending meetings as relevant/possible.

Benefits

As a health and wellbeing advocate, you’ll:

  • be invited to special events and professional development related to health and wellbeing
  • be the first to know about coming initiatives
  • have a unique opportunity to provide input into programs, services and campus events
  • be part of a network of like-minded, motivated people across UWA.

It’s a great chance to be involved in making UWA a better workplace for yourself and your colleagues. 

Current advocates 

Listed by name and division in the document attached.

TBA

More information

To find out more about becoming a Wellbeing Advocate email sarina.hilton@uwa.edu.au