Advisor, Health and Safety (AV4)

Job posted: 16/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Ambulance Victoria

Salary: $95,695 - $119,761

Occupation: Other

Reference: AV/1638543

Reference: AV/1638543

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $95,695 - $119,761

Work location: Various

  • Work in Geelong, Bendigo, Blackburn or Doncaster and WFH hybrid arrangement.
  • 4 positions - 3 Permanent and 1 Fixed Term to 30 June 2023
  • Support, advise and coach operational clients in Health and Safety 
  • Bring your OHS skills and experience to Ambulance Victoria 

At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient, and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to the Victorian public, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time' to life.

Ambulance Victoria (AV) currently has four exciting opportunities for suitably experienced Health & Safety Advisors to join our People & Culture division to provide critical health and safety advice and support service to all areas of AV including the Grampians and Barwon South West regions (including Air Ambulance), the Hume and Loddon Mallee regions, the Gippsland Region, the Metropolitan Region and non-operational and corporate areas.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior People Partner, these are fulltime roles.  Three are permanent roles, and the other is a 12-month fixed term role until 30 June 2023.

These positions will be based out of our Regional Offices in Geelong, Bendigo, Blackburn or Doncaster.  Successful applicants can also negotiate a Working from Home hybrid arrangement, however, must be willing to travel to locations in the Grampians/Barwon regions and/or Loddon Mallee/Hume and/or Gippsland regions to support our client groups.

The responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Driving results across Operational and People Services objectives through the provision of health and safety support expertise, service practices and advice on health and safety policies
  • Proactively implement health and safety strategy through the interpretation and application of key specialist health and safety programs and initiatives.
  • Provide health and safety services across the entire employee lifecycle, including, but not limited to hazard and incident investigations, monitoring of corrective action and risk assessments.
  • Contribute to the analysis, review and development of a risk profile, hazard, incident and injury data by identifying local priority areas, evaluating opportunities and making recommendations for sound and practical improvement.
  • Provides on-the-job education and training to managers, colleagues and staff in AV's health and safety suite of programs, systems and practices.
  • Contribute expertise to a project, management or operational team through the delivery of professional and technically accurate communication, direction and advice 

About you

To be considered for this role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or a related discipline and have proven skills and experience in its practical application and an extensive understanding of OHS legislation.   Furthermore, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment will be highly desired. 

You are a service driver who uses your expert knowledge and experience to influence, make sound decisions and align people and business strategies to achieve Health and Safety imperatives.  You have extensive working knowledge and experience in the implementation, maintenance and review of safety management systems and safety audits.  In addition, you will also have extensive skills and knowledge in conducting Risk Assessments. 

You will be known for your collaborative working style, acting as a role model and leader for health and safety awareness and accountability, facilitating safety culture change, along with your highly developed Microsoft Office applications experience, will ensure success in this role. 

This role provides an exciting opportunity to travel across our regions and throughout Metropolitan Melbourne, hence the successful candidate must hold a current Victorian Driver's Licence and be willing to travel. 

Working at AV

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. Although there will be a requirement to maintain a presence at Geelong, Bendigo, Blackburn and/or Doncaster, flexible working arrangements are available and will be discussed with the successful candidate. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking.

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you're ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help, make a real difference, we want to hear from you!

Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check.

By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.

The position is graded at AV4. The AV grade salary range for AV- 4 position is $95,695 - $119,761 plus 10% superannuation. The expectation is that salary on commencement is offered at the base of the AV grade.

How to apply

See ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' on our careers page. For any queries, please email anna.devereux@ambulance.vic.gov.au.

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:

  • A covering letter of no more than 2 pages addressing the selection criteria (These criteria can be found on the last page of the position description).
  • A resume

We request that your application for the Advisor Health and Safety position is forwarded by no later than Monday 4 July 2022 by clicking on ‘apply online'.

Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website https://careers.ambulance.vic.gov.au/ to be considered.

At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people

Advisor, Health and Safety  (AV4)

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Advisor, Health and Safety  (AV4)