First listed on: 05 February 2018

Workforce Support Safety Advisor

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time until 29/9/2019 with the possibility of extension
Position Classification: Health Service Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $93,099 - $110,422
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ19799
Applications Close: 18 February 2018

Purpose of Position
To provide advice, guidance and support to the ISLHD Hub or Division to ensure compliance with ISLHD’s Work Health and Safety Management System (SMS), including compliance with ISLHD WHS strategic direction and relevant statutory requirements.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with 
before employment can commence.
An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary Full-Time and Part-Time positions.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

  • Relevant qualifications in WHS (minimum Certificate IV in WHS) or equivalent experience and relevant skills and knowledge in Risk Management.
  • Detailed knowledge, experience and understanding of the NSW Work Health and Safety legislation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Manual Handling issues within workplace health and safety.
  • Demonstrated ability to audit WHS systems or current accreditation as an auditor of the NSW Health Occupational Health, Safety and Injury Management (OHS&IM) Profile or eligibility to apply for accreditation.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement, manage and coordinate WHS activities/programs/processes and systems which have targeted objectives and positive cultural impact.
  • Relevant qualifications in Training and Assessment (minimum Certificate IV in Training and Assessment) and demonstrated ability to identify training needs, coordinate training programs, and facilitate risk management training.
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills including sound conflict resolution and negotiation skills, and time management project management/planning/administrative and computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • Current, unrestricted Driver’s Licence.

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