First listed on: 11 March 2018

WHS Practitoner - Bankstown Hospital - Perm F/T

Employment Type:
 Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 2
Remuneration: 93099 - 110422
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ26125

South Western Sydney is an exciting, interesting and dynamic place to live and work. South Western Sydney is home to a mixture of metropolitan and rural communities which is culturally diverse. South Western Sydney has a very significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community, especially in Campbelltown, Wollondilly, Camden, Wingecarribee and Liverpool.
SWSLHD’s key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services is Transforming Your Experience. SWSLHD upholds the values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

Where you'll be working
Bankstown Hospital is a 433 bed principal referral hospital. The hospital has been designed to offer quality care in modern, purpose-built facilities. We aim to provide quality services to our consumers and are keen to work with clients and their families to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital offers great opportunities for professional development and advancement. We attempt to foster improvement and innovation. We seek to attract clinicians (nursing, allied health and medical) who share our vision and values and believe that they can participate in advancing our objectives.

What you'll be doing   
This position provides an operational assistance and advisory service to BLH in the management of WHS, compliance to legislation and the prevention of workplace accidents and injuries.  

About you 

This position is suited to an organised and proactive person with experience in a work and health safety role in a large diverse organisation. 
You are self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team. 
You have excellent communication skills with a strong focus on customer care. You have exceptional work ethic, time management skills and the ability to work with people from different cultural backgrounds. 
The successful candidate will ensure BLH managers and workers understand their accountabilities and responsibilities under current WHS legislation and regulations, Codes of Practice, relevant Australian Standards and NSW Health Policy Directives, SWSLHD policies and procedures. 
This position requires an organised multi-tasker who will prioritise and manage a complex workload effectively and have demonstrated experience successfully adhering to deadlines. 
SWSLHD is a great place to grow your career. We are a recognised leader in the healthcare industry, providing a range of public health services to the South Western Areas of Sydney. As the largest employer in the region, we encourage collaboration, openness and respect in the workplace to empower our employees to use their knowledge, skills and experience to meet the principle of Excellence. Every patient. Every time. An eligibility list will be created for similar positions, both Permanent and Temporary, in the future  

  • Qualifications in WHS and a working knowledge of NSW WHS legislation and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing WHS policies and programs that have assisted an organisation achieve its outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, presenting and evaluating WHS training programs.
  • Demonstrated data reporting experience and ability to utilise incident and claims management systems to identify areas of improvement and recommend appropriate control strategies
  • Demonstrate experience in facilitating change in a large work environment
  • Demonstrated high level negotiation, mediation skills and communication skills(written/verbal)
  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment
  • Ability to manage projects in a high volume work area while managing competing priorities
  • Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment

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For role related queries or questions contact Roneeta Kumar on 0459 863 721

Applications Close: 19 Mar 2018

Interview Date Range: 26 - 30 Mar 2018

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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