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Senior Health & Safety Advisor - Contract

Location:
Melbourne - South East, Victoria, Australia
Posted:
2018-04-12
Advertiser:
The Safe Step - Melbourne - 2709928

 

  • South Eastern Suburbs Location
  • 6 month contract view to permanent
  • ASAP Start - NFP Organisation

 

Our client is a community service organisation located in Melbourne's South Eastern Suburbs. They hold their values in high regard, with a key focus on customer service standards and a strong commitment to OHS. They currently have an immediate need for an experienced Health & Safety Advisor to join their team.

The Role
Reporting into the Health & Safety Manager you will be fundamental in partnering with various business units around health and safety advice and support.

Duties will include:
  • Evaluate incident notifications and support the undertaking of investigations to establish root causes with Supervisors and Managers.
  • Collaborate with sites to conduct audits to identify and minimise health and safety risks to employees and the Company.
  • Provide advice in line with Legislation, Standards, Codes of Practice and organisational policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the implementation of health and safety systems, policies and practices.
  • Assist in the delivery of safety training programs which up-skill staff and managers with safety knowledge and hazard management.
  
Your Experience
To see you successful in this role it is imperative you are a people person, demonstrating excellent relationship building skills. You will be a solid and effective communicator with the ability to add polish and professionalism when dealing with stakeholders at all levels. You will have the ability to work under pressure to multiple demanding timelines coupled with well-developed written and verbal communication skills. 

Technically you have solid experience in a similar role. You will have solid qualifications in OHS as a minimum allowing you to have a solid understanding of the OHS act and regulations, coupled with this you will ideally also hold a Return to Work qualification. You will demonstrate expert computer and reporting skills along with Intermediate MS Excel capabilities.  

What's On Offer?
In return you will be offered a rewarding role in values organisation who operate with a commercial mindset. This is an immediate need for a 6 month contract with the view to extend into a permanent role. You will be part of a well-rounded, passionate wider OHS team with some exciting staff benefits.
 
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