Senior Adviser, Health, Safety and Wellbeing (VPSG5)

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/1538611

Reference: VG/1538611

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Cabinet, Communications and Corporate group is responsible for providing core whole of government and departmental services. The group is responsible for overseeing Cabinet management, strategic communications, engagement and protocol (including behavioural insights), corporate governance, public sector reform and the department's corporate services.

The People and Culture Branch works across the department and its portfolio agencies, to create a high performing workplace that puts people first. 

As the Senior Adviser, Health, Safety and Wellbeing, you will provide expert advice across the business on a broad range of health, safety and wellbeing issues and practices. Lead and implement key policies, procedures and initiatives for DPC and Portfolio Agencies. 

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • strong understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures 
  • knowledge of current public sector approaches 
  • strong written and verbal communication skills
  • high level of interpersonal skills
  • ability to manage stakeholder relationships

Desirable requirements

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Occupational Health & Safety would be an advantage.
  • Extensive experience in health and safety advisory roles, and experience in Human Resources would also be an advantage.

Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.

The closing date for this position is midnight Monday 21 June 2021.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place.

How to apply:Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.