Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Job posted: 13/05/2024
Applications close: 24/05/2024 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Human Resources, Legal, Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: 51501

Reference: 51501

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Human Resources, Legal, Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Make an impact supporting a major tertiary health service in being prepared for emergencies and critical disruptive events
  • Permanent, Full time position
  • Heidelberg / hybrid

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the north-east of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Team

Austin Health’s Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity team provides strategic planning and policy formulation to ensure continued safety of all stakeholders during an emergency or critical disruptive event. The scope of the portfolio includes prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.

About the role

The Emergency Preparedness Coordinator will be responsible for supporting management in ensuring Austin Health has the appropriate policies, procedures, tools, resources and training in place to enable a streamlined response to emergency and critical disruptive events.

Key deliverable of the role include:

  • Coordinating and assisting with the delivery of staff training in areas related to Emergency Management and Business Continuity.
  • Supporting staff in complying with policies, procedures and mandatory training and continuing professional development requirements.
  • Assisting with the development, updating and testing of the organisations plans
  • Overseeing, tracking and coordinating Emergency Management and Business Continuity functions

  • Recording and investigating incidents to ensure appropriate debrief, investigative and corrective actions are implemented.
  • Ensuring non-compliance within the Emergency Management and Business Continuity remit is escalated appropriately.
  • Establishing and maintain relationships with stakeholders

Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders by attending appropriate meetings and participating in related network groups

About you

To be successful in this role you'll bring with you:

  • Experience in coordinating and delivering emergency preparedness or business continuity training
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • A relevant qualification and experience in emergency management and business continuity is preferred
  • Ability to work as a part of a high performing team

Our benefits

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted fitness memberships and special offers on health insurance, and a comprehensive well being program
  • Mentoring, learning and career development opportunities
  • Easy access via public transport, discounted car parking
  • Five weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options
  • Flexible, hybrid working arrangements 

Inclusion at Austin Health

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place prior to the closing date. This means we reserve the right to close a job ad prior to the advertised closing date.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to the hiring manager.

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


April Meredith - (04) 0306 3465
Will Halpin - (04) 3825 8020

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator