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Manager Occupational Health & Safety

Location:
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Posted:
2018-10-02
Advertiser:
The Safe Step - Melbourne - 2818563

 

  • Geelong Location
  • Healthcare Organisation
  • Focus on Building Capability & Driving Culture

 

An opportunity for an experienced and passionate OHS Manager has presented to join the team of a leading healthcare organisation. Working in a stand-alone capacity for their Geelong site.

The Role
Sitting as part of the site based leadership team and reporting into the CEO, you will have a key objective to develop and implement best practice WHS strategies to increase capability and capacity of teams in order to manage a board risk portfolio. This is a stand-alone role.
Duties will include:
  • Responsible for implementing improvement strategies, work plans and work practices across the Division consistent with a proactive safety culture.
  • Establishes relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Support the operational delivery of workplace safety initiatives; whilst supporting the implementation of Group wide strategies and fostering a proactive safety culture and caregiver wellness for continuous health and safety improvement.
  • Provide coaching and support leadership in occupational Health & Safety to ensure compliance with Group Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, Divisional procedures and work practices in accordance with relevant acts, legislation and standards. 
  • Provides support to managers and caregivers in injury management to ensure a sustainable return to work.

Your Experience
To see you successful in this role it is imperative you are a people person, demonstrating excellent stakeholder management skills and holding personal values in high regard. You will be a solid and effective communicator with the ability to add polish and professionalism when dealing with stakeholders at various 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 an understanding of the OHS Act & regulation as well as Australian Standards along with experience in WorkCover and return to work.


What's On Offer?
In return you will be offered a rewarding site based leadership role within a values based organisation. This is an opportunity to join a business at a positive time of progressive change. Based in Geelong this role will be great for someone who is looking to be closer to home with work life balance a priority.


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