OHS Advisor (As per award)

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 05/06/2022 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1629705

Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1629705

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a multifaceted, growing regional health service employing over 900 staff and providing a comprehensive array of health care services to the East Gippsland community. Located in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland, you will relish a relaxed lifestyle living on the Gippsland Lakes with easy access to isolated beaches, the high-country and snow fields. BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career. You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all. Be bold, make the change now!

Fantastic Career & Lifestyle opportunity

Make the change & join East Gippsland's largest employer


Are you an experienced occupational health and safety professional seeking a new challenge?

This role offers a great career opportunity to coordinate health and safety in a multifaceted workplace.  In return, you will enjoy a new challenge, role variety and scope to reach your full potential.


STATUS: Ongoing, Full Time

The Position:

The objective of this role is to lead and coordinate a BRHS workplace safety program that meets legislative obligations and achieves organisational objectives by providing a safe and healthy workplace for all.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Providing ongoing coordination and oversight of the OHS plan and leadership of the OHS Committee
  • Take responsibility to ensure that all OHS incidents are investigated in a comprehensive and timely manner
  • Providing expert OHS advice and guidance to all levels of management, Health and Safety Representatives and employees
  • Undertaking detailed analysis of OHS incidents and hazards providing comprehensive reports as required
  • Ensuring appropriate education and training is delivered to relevant parties

What you need:

  • A minimum Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety (or other related discipline)
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in an Occupational Health & Safety coordination role
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of contemporary health and safety legislation, including hazard identification, assessment and control, workplace OHS inspections, audits and accident investigations.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the proven ability to influence and negotiate outcomes, and drive change to create a strong health and safety culture.

Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements.

What we can offer you:

  • Opportunity to gain significant experience progressing OHS systems in a complex organization and making a significant impact on employee wellbeing
  • A collaborative, supportive and friendly team environment
  • A competitive remuneration package, great salary packaging opportunities and a strong professional development culture
  • An amazing work/life balance living on the Gippsland Lakes in a stunning part of Victoria


For more information contact: Danielle McToldridge, Acting General Manager, People and Culture on 03 5150 3488

Applications close: Sunday 5th June 2022

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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For information on East Gippsland visit https://www.liveeastgippsland.com.au/

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

OHS Advisor (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Danielle McToldridge, Manager, People & Culture | 03 5150 3488

OHS Advisor (As per award)