Team Leader, Occupational Health and Safety, NDIS

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Occupational Health and Safety
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CS/543188
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: PD 543188 TeamLeader OHSNDIS_VPS5.pdf (PDF, 278KB)

PD 543188 TeamLeader OHSNDIS_VPS5.doc (Word, 189KB)

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Contact: Nicole Fauvrelle
03 9096 1705

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: x 1 Fixed Term - Full Time (12 months)

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000
Team Leader, Occupational Health and Safety, NDIS

Position Summary:

This position plays an integral role in supporting disability residential service participants, families and staff during transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and transfer of services to the non-government sector. We are looking for an outcomes focussed Team Leader to lead the development and implementation of strategies and processes to support, prepare and facilitate a smooth and positive transfer during the transfer readiness phase.  Post-transfer of services the role transforms into a monitoring role requiring extensive liaison with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the department's occupational health and safety obligations are being managed appropriately including monitoring of the new service providers. 

The Team Leader will work as part of a small team and will report to the Principal Project Manager – NDIS Transition OHS and WorkCover Compliance.  Working as part of a small, dynamic and highly flexible team, the Team Leader will have a passion for achieving outcomes and applying their skills and knowledge across a range of complex and sensitive occupational health and safety matters to deliver these outcomes.

This challenging space will require your strong relationship and time management skills. Your genuine passion for leading practice and innovative communications strategies, teamed with your ability to creatively solve problems and adapt easily to changing circumstances is a must.

Do You?

  • Do you have extensive experience in developing and implementing approaches to improve occupational health and safety outcomes?
  • Do you have strong relationship management skills?
  • Do you take a collaborative problem solving approach to the management of complex occupational health and safety matters?

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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