First listed on: 06 April 2021

Safety Partner - Dubbo, Safety & Recovery 

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 2
Remuneration: $97,812 - $116,013 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ197031
Location: Dubbo
Applications Close: 11:59PM Tuesday 13 April 2021

We are here for you

  • Choosing a career with NSW Ambulance can offer you the personal reward of being part of one of the largest ambulance services in the world, servicing a population in excess of 7 million. It will also provide you with rewarding career opportunities in clinical and non-clinical areas within NSW Ambulance.

  • Generous government benefits including a day off every month, parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading and salary package options available.

  • Enjoy discounted gym rates, free flu vaccination and take advantage of a range of free training and talent programs for your professional development.

  • We are committed to working towards a more diverse workforce and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates, those with special needs and those who identify with LGBIQT+ to apply.

About Us

NSW Ambulance provides essential health services to the people of NSW relieving suffering through out of out-of-hospital care.

From the traditional emergency response, getting medical help to patients with serious or life-threatening injuries or trauma, through to connecting patients who do not need an emergency response with the most appropriate health provider. NSW Ambulance provides excellence in care and makes sure patients get the right care, at the right time, at the right place.

No matter where you live in NSW, metro, rural or region, NSW Ambulance is there to provide medical care and transport when you need it.

Click here to find out more about NSW Ambulance.

About the role

The Safety Partner is responsible for the provision of work health and safety knowledge and advice services to portfolio clients, using their work health and safety knowledge and skills to maintain a safe workplace, add value to business units and achieve performance in accordance with business and workforce performance expectations.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in work health and safety management with a behavioural safety focus in a large diverse service industry organisation. This includes knowledge of current work health and safety legislation, regulations and code of practice, which at present includes: Work Health and Safety Act 2011 Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 and Codes of Practice.

  • Demonstrated experience contributing to the development and implementation of work health and safety management and compliance frameworks, including developing policies, systems, processes, auditing and monitoring of program.

  • Proven effectiveness in coaching and developing capability of staff and managers, particularly in the area of workplace safety and a safety culture, by fostering a performance based and customer focused work culture.

  • Demonstrated organisational skills and experience working in a high volume and demanding professional environment with a capacity to prioritise competing demands and achieve results within a customer focused approach.

  • Proven capacity to implement work health and safety initiatives including the capacity to plan, manage change, improve performance and project manage.

  • Sound analytical skills including the ability to analyse and interpret information, prepare written reports, deal with challenges creatively and achieve business workplace safety solutions.

  • Proven engagement, collaboration and negotiation skills, with the capacity to build, maintain & use.

  • Qualifications: preferably tertiary or post graduate qualifications in safety, essential Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

To apply: Please respond to the following targeted questions located in the questionnaire section of the application (maximum 4000 characters including spaces per question). Your CV should also incorporate how you demonstrate relevant skills, knowledge and experience for this role.

Targeted Questions

Question 1: What sort of work health and safety information and advice services would you share at the first meeting with portfolio clients? Why? 

Question 2: You have compromising findings after an investigation. Tell us what would you do?

Employment conditions

  • The successful applicant will be appointed under the terms and conditions of the Health Managers (State) Award and will be required to enter into the annual Performance Development Program.

  • The successful applicant will need a current NSW driver's licence, to travel to NSWA business and service locations throughout NSW, which may include overnight stay in regional/remote areas.

  • The successful applicant may be required to undertake duties at the other centres should the need arise.

  • No Ambulance accommodation is provided.

  • No entitlements to Transferred Employees Benefits (TEB) is provided.

  • Completion of NSW Health Mandatory Training courses is a mandatory requirement for all NSW Health and NSW Ambulance employees applying for this position.

  • Appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory conduct and services check including referee/supervisor check, a review of National Police check and review of the Service Check Register. A review of excess annual and sick leave, PDP status, ability to undertake full duties of the position and clearances from Professional Standards Unit, Ambulance Education Centre and Infection Control.

  • Employee’s currently undertaking an ECP or ICP consolidation period are eligible to apply however will need to complete all training and return of service obligations before accepting any relief/acting opportunities.

  • Employee’s currently undertaking a SOT consolidation period are not eligible to apply for positions other than SOT positions. This includes positions offered via merit selection, transfer lists or later transfer mechanism, expressions of interest or secondments.

General Information

  • An 18 month eligibility list may be established for future vacancies.

  • If applicable, please ensure you use your work email address so our recruitment system can identify that you are internal to NSW Ambulance and/or NSW Health.

  • It is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
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Our Commitment

NSW Ambulance is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, refugees, people of diverse genders and sexuality, and people with disability.

If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within NSW Ambulance, please contact our Aboriginal Employment Coordinator, Callista Bryan, on 02 9320 7644 or

If you wish to discuss any accessibility requirements in relation to your application, please contact our Diversity and Culture Advisor, Joe Wasuruj, on 02 9320 7339 or

It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure NSW Ambulance is a workplace free from bullying and harassment. All staff must behave in a respectful and acceptable manner. Staff must report and respond appropriately to any instances or perceptions of bullying. Managers are required to implement actions that prevent or minimise the risk of unacceptable behaviours, ensuring bullying, harassment and victimisation are identified as early as possible and responded to and effectively managed.


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