Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer (As per award)

Job posted: 11/02/2020
Applications close: 23/02/2020 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: VG/1448559

Reference: VG/1448559

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) Department provides support, training and services to the Organisation in relation to best practice health and safety and initiatives to improve and build a safety culture.

We are seeking a dynamic Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer to join the People and Culture Division. Reporting to the Safety and Security Manager, with a dotted line to the Staff Health and Wellbeing Manager, you will play a key part in developing a safety culture across the organisation through the implementation of various initiatives. Working in a fast-paced and 24/7 environment, you will be required to undertake workplace assessments, identify and implement best practice safety systems and initiatives and support the maintenance of effective emergency response systems.

A key function will include developing the skills of managers across the organisation to support ‘on-the-job' training including the safe use of equipment and materials. You will also be responsible for maintaining records, compiling reports and supporting the effective operation of OHS committee meetings.

The position is a part-time permanent position (0.8FTE). 

What you bring

You will have experience in providing support, advice and coaching to managers on compliance, legislative obligations and best practice. Demonstrated experience in supporting and promoting a safety culture in a complex environment and well-developed written and verbal communication skills.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Trevor Roberts (Safety and Security Manager) on (03) 5564 4157 or email troberts@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020with the appropriate classification Administrative Worker Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 23 February 2020. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Trevor Roberts | troberts@swh.net.au

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer (As per award)