WHS Advisor


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 17/07/2019

Job Category:

HR & Recruitment / Occupational Health and Safety

Job description:
-Dynamic organisation
-Career development opportunities 
-A supportive team environment

-Attractive salary packaging benefits

About the Organisation:

Baptcare is a purpose-driven and faith-based organisation working across Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, providing residential and community care for older people and support to children, families, and people with disability, financially disadvantaged people and people seeking asylum.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Manager, Health Safety and Injury Management the primary objective of this key full-time role is to provide leadership, support and advice to all stakeholders to effect improvement in health, safety and well-being performance. Specifically, to ensure business compliance to legislation, policies and procedures to reduce risk and ensure safety. Generally, to assist and contribute to the People & Culture team so that the strategic goals and objectives of Baptcare are met on time and within budget.

Key accountabilities will include;

  • Proving high level advice and guidance to managers and workers in relation Work, Health & Safety Obligations 
  • Growing line and employee capability in work health and safety, with the aim to build capability in the business
  • Contribution to the development and achievement of the WHS department objectives as it supports Baptcare in work activities by undertaking responsibilities as requested
  • Assist the Manager, HSIM with reporting and administrative requirements of the WHS department

This is a great opportunity to join a growing organisation that offers a fantastic work culture of professionalism and genuine care.

Skills and experience:

  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years' experience and expertise in a safety role
  • Relevant Occupational Health and Safety Qualifications with experience in aged care, health or similar industry experience being a bonus
  • The ability to effectively engage with managers across 30+ sites is key to your success.
  • Ability to work independently and bring a "can-do" attitude
  • Strong leadership skills gained within a culture of change


How to apply:

Please click 'Apply Now' to apply for this position and to view the Role Statement

Please forward queries to:
Mia Li

Applications close 29th August 2019

Baptcare subscribes to a mobile and flexible work environment.
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Baptcare is committed to building a respectful and inclusive workplace, appointing the best person for the role and supporting diversity