First listed on: 22 October 2021

Safety Coordinator

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $100,107 - $118,735
Hours Per Week38
Requisition ID: REQ264594
Applications Close: Wednesday 3rd November 2021

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

What you'll be doing

To provide strategic and operational support to the Senior Manager Workforce Health and Safety for District-wide safety initiatives and 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.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent 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.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:

This is a temporary full time leave relief position until 30 June 2022 with the possibility of extension.

Selection Criteria

  1. Relevant qualifications in WHS (minimum Certificate IV in WHS) or equivalent experience and relevant skills and knowledge in Risk Management, along with demonstrated experience in the proactive application of risk management processes in the workplace.
  2. Detailed knowledge, experience and understanding of the NSW Work Health and Safety legislation.
  3. Demonstrated experience in in conducting incident investigations and the collection and analysis of WHS performance data.
  4. Demonstrated ability to audit WHS systems or current accreditation as an auditor for the NSW Health WHS Audit tool or eligibility to apply for accreditation.
  5. Demonstrated ability to implement, manage and coordinate WHS activities/programs/processes and systems which have targeted objectives and positive cultural impact.
  6. Relevant experience and demonstrated ability in identifying training needs, and the development and delivery of training.
  7. 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.
  8. Current, unrestricted Driver’s License.

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