Staff can access a range of benefits from salary packaging to upskilling through training and development opportunities.
Generous Salary Packaging
You will be able to package up to AUD$15,900 for general living expenses. This means part of your annual salary can be taken as a tax-free benefit,giving you a higher take home pay. Further tax savings can be made by salary packaging meals and entertainment, accommodation and venue hire. For further information visit the SmartSalary website.
Our staff are able to negotiate with their Managers to have greater flexibility in their working hours including flexible start and finish times, purchasing leave, and part-time opportunities.
See how our staff make a flexible working arrangement work for them.
Training and Development Opportunities
Training is not only central to building career options but also important in providing interesting and satisfying work. Some of the training opportunities include:
Induction and orientation
Regular on site seminars in laboratory, public health and clinical research
Internal and external training programs
Online training covering topics such as Health and Safety, Equal Opportunity, Bullying and Social Media.
We offer 12 weeks paid parental leave for eligible staff, in addition to the Government Paid Parental Leave Scheme.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
This program is a free confidential counselling service for all staff and their immediate family members. EAP counselling may assist in clarifying a problem, identifying options and developing plans to approach difficult issues. Counselling can take place on the phone, face-to-face or online.
A very active social club at Burnet organises inclusive events for staff throughout the year.
This website was developed with the generous support of a donor.
Burnet Institute (Australia) is located on the traditional land of the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people and we offer our respects to the elders past and present. We recognise and respect the cultural heritage of this land.
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