Health, Safety and Injury Management Adviser

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Occupational Health and Safety
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1659691
Closing Date: 25-Sep-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Health Safety and Injury Management Adviser - 15 July 2022.pdf (PDF, 430KB)

Contact: Trevor Roberts Health Safety and Wellbeing Manager

Position Details

About the role

The Health, Safety and Injury Management Adviser supports the Health, Safety and Wellbeing department to promote a range of initiatives aimed at building the safety culture across all areas of the Organisation.

Working in a fast paced environment this role will provide proactive support to the Health Safety and Wellbeing Manager in developing the abilities of managers and staff on all elements of health and safety. As the Health, Safety and Injury Management Adviser you play a vital role in coordinating the worker's compensation, injury management and return to work activities to ensure workplace injuries are investigated and proactively managed to support South West Healthcare's duty of care to its employees.

This is a permanent full time position, with a monthly ADO and 5 weeks annual leave.

What you bring

The successful applicant will hold a qualification in Health and Safety or related field and have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role, with demonstrated experience in supporting and promoting a safety culture in a complex environment. An understanding of OHS legislation, regulations, codes of practice and best practice is essential to this role. Strong highly developed communication skills (written and verbal) and organisational skills are integral to this role.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 25 September 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025 or and the applicable classification Administrative Worker Grade 3.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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