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Health and Safety Advisor

Job posted: 19/10/2020
Applications close: 02/11/2020 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: 34769

Reference: 34769

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Health and Safety Advisor



  • Permanent role, full time position


Austin Health seeks a health and safety professional who is ready to take the next step in expanding their expertise in one of Victoria’s fastest growing industries. Working within a highly experienced team of health, safety , wellbeing and injury management specialists you will support the Director Workforce Health Safety and Wellbeing administer our ISO45001 safety management systems to help our workforce delivery world class health care. 


Key role responsibilities include:



  • Support delivery of the Workforce Health Safety and Wellbeing 5 year strategic plan.

  • Support the delivery and continuous improvement of Austin Health’s ISO45001 health and safety management systems.

  • Provide expert advice, support and relationship management concerning all workforce health and safety matters. 

  • Provide training and education to Austin Health operations regarding utilisation and compliance with Austin Health’s health and safety management systems.

  • Liaise and maintain relationships with external partners such as WorkSafe Victoria, Department of Health and Human Services and other public and private hospitals.

  • Provide advice and support on the management of workplace occupation violence within a health care setting.


Please refer to the Position Description for detailed responsibilities


To be successful, you will have:



  • Tertiary qualifications and workplace experience (minimum 5 years) in Occupational Health and Safety role.

  • Working knowledge of AS4801 and ISO45001 occupational health and safety management systems.

  • Experienced internal health and safety Auditor. 

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of all Victorian health and safety legislation and associated Codes.

  • Incident investigation and risk management skills and investigation report writing.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a changing environment and demonstrate proactive initiative within it.


About Us


Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers. Comprising the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Royal Talbot Rehabilitation, Hospital in the Home and community based health services; Austin Health is an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching, training and research, with numerous university and research institute affiliations.


In return, Austin Health offers excellent working arrangements and flexibility, inclusive of a very competitive remuneration and salary packaging arrangements on offer. You will also have the opportunity to be a part of a work environment that values collaboration, innovation, diversity and respect.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


For further information please contact Megan Galbally, Director HR Consulting on 9496 2745 or visit the Austin Health website at www.austin.org.au

Health and Safety Advisor

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Megan Galbally - (03) 9496 2745 - (__) ____ ____

Health and Safety Advisor