Safety Advisor

Job posted: 19/09/2023
Applications close: 10/10/2023 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media, Finance, Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Information Management, Procurement

Reference: 62864

Reference: 62864

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media, Finance, Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Information Management, Procurement

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

Our Journey: 

The OHS Advisory Team provide health and safety coaching, advisory and support, working collaboratively with stakeholders to build capability in relation to managing risk, influencing, and inspiring a positive safety culture.

We are seeking a Full Time Safety Advisor to join the team!

A Day in the Life: 

Taking on the Mental Health portfolio across all sites; this is a busy and fast paced portfolio with some really engaged stakeholders.

You will be conducting risk assessments, internal OHS audits, coaching managers to lead a positive safety culture, reporting to OHS committees, completing site assessments and supporting WorkSafe interactions.

This role will require some travel with one day a week at Scoresby, two days onsite supporting the operational portfolio across all sites and two days from home.

Working within a collaborative team with diverse backgrounds, you will be part of a team of 11 advisors reporting to the Safety Manager and wider team of Health Safety and Wellbeing.

About You: 

You are an experienced and passionate Safety professional with ability to effectively communicate and influence change. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of safety. This is a Full-time Ongoing Role with the OHS Advisory Team.

In addition to this you are also:

  • A great communicator with an ability to build effective working relationships
  • Committed to a coaching and mentoring role
  • Dedicated to best practice risk management and safety improvement initiatives
  • Committed to partnering with stakeholders to help build capability and safety leadership
  • Enthusiastic, compassionate and able to work collaboratively
  • Excited to be accountable for delivering safety improvements in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What you need:

  • Hold minimum of Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety. 
  • Clinical or health experience well regarded.
  • Sound knowledge of and demonstrated ability to interpret and apply Health and Safety Legislation, regulations, and guidance material.
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to implement risk management frameworks and facilitate incident investigation processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage, coach and influence stakeholders at a range of levels to build capability in relation to Health and Safety and managing risk.
  • Strong communication skills inclusive of written, verbal, facilitation, negotiation, conflict management and capacity to escalate issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to set goals and work to timeframes.
  • Current Drivers license.

In Return

As a part of a dedicated team, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging that increases your take-home pay, access to subsidised staff car parking and gym, hybrid working model, and a generous Employee Assistance Program (EAP). You will be part of the Safety Team reporting to the OHS Manager and part of the wider Health, Safety and Wellbeing Team.

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Jake Denner 0447 924 358

Monash Health is a great place to work

In 2022 Monash Health was nominated by LinkedIn as one of the top 25 organisations in Australia to grow your career.

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  •  salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  •  a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  •  free vaccinations
  •  private health insurance at discounted rates
  •  health imaging services
  •  + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne. We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and our five iCare values:

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents. Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

Join Victoria Largest Health Service, Monash Health and the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Teams' Safety Advisors for a Fixed term 12 month role

Safety Advisor

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Catherine Jeffries - 0438072549

Safety Advisor