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Monthly Archives: March 2017

HR Tips Q1 2017 – Managing excess annual leave when Voluntary Flexible Working Arrangements are requested

Welcome Welcome to the first of our quarterly HR Tips. Aligned with the launch of the new HR Advisory function this month, we intend to provide people leaders with a quarterly practical tip on a HR issue that arises commonly within the University. Managing excess annual leave when Voluntary Flexible Working Arrangements are requested The […]

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Submission deadlines for Payroll/HR processing in lead-up to Easter long weekend

There will be a change in the Payroll/HR processing deadlines in the lead up to the Easter long weekend. Early Submission Deadline All requests for variations to Payroll that require processing for the pay period 28 April 2017 must reach Human Resources by 5pm on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. To ensure staff members receive payment […]

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Wellbeing Health Tip – Brain Health

5 Steps to Keep Your Brain Healthy: Look after your heart Diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure can damage the blood vessels in the brain, affecting brain function and thinking skills. Be physically active Regular physical activity is associated with better brain function and reduced risk of cognitive decline and dementia. Mentally challenge your […]

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New Enhancements to Staff Services Online (SSO)

There are a range of enhancements to Staff Services Online (SSO) that go-live this week, having been prioritised through the PSR business improvement process for HR. They are: PDR Tracker – Available Now Menu: SSO Employee > Your PDR > Your PDR Enhancements have been made to the PDR Tracker for staff to submit their […]

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Augusta Zadow Awards 2017 – Applications are now open

Applications for SafeWork SA’s annual Augusta Zadow Awards are now open. SafeWork SA has $20,000 available to develop an initiative that makes a significant contribution to the health and safety of women working in South Australia.  This can be through research, education or development of a solution to a work health and safety problem. The […]

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Launch of Appointment of Internal Candidates (AppoINT)

The AppoINT system has now gone live. Your allocated hiring coordinator can now access AppoINT to action internal appointments. This system does not replace PageUp, CRAFT or CASPA. What does AppoINT stand for? Appointment of Internal candidates. What is an internal candidate? The definition of an internal candidate is any continuing, fixed term or casual […]

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Hazard Alert: Power boards – PowerLeader and GSM International

There have been 2 recent recalls for power boards. Powerleader — 4 Outlet Surge Protected Heavy Duty Metal Power board IDENTIFICATION: Brand: PowerLeader model reference L54185 and the batch code JI12332. Sold between January 2016 and February 2017 Find out more. GSM International – CLICK 4 outlet power board IDENTIFICATION: Brand: CLICK 4 Outlet Power […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Provision of HSW information, instruction and training

The revised HSW Handbook Chapter “Provision of HSW information, instruction and training” has now been posted on the HSW Website. This revised chapter sets out the responsibilities to ensure: workers are provided with suitable and adequate information, instruction, training and supervision at the local level; that instruction and/or training for higher risk activities is provided […]

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Academic Promotions (Level B and C) – Call for applications

Applications Academic staff wanting to apply for promotion to Level B or Level C are now invited to submit their applications. Online applications (including references) must be submitted by 5:00pm Monday 22 May 2017. To apply and for further information, visit the Academic Promotions site. Workshops Academic Promotion workshops for applications to Levels B and […]

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