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Reference Number 14242
Position Title Health and Safety Advisor
Employment Type Fixed Term Contract
Division Juniper Central
Region Heath & Safety Services
Position Summary

What's on Offer:

  • Salary packaging options of $15900
  • Parking on-site
  • Join a friendly, professional team with Worksafe Platinum level certification

We are currently seeking a motivated OSH professional to join the experienced Health and Safety team based at our Juniper Central office, located in Balcatta. This role is required initially on a full time basis for a fix term period of three months, moving to part time position, working 2-3 days a week after this time.

 

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the main objective of this position is to provide services and programs that enhance standards of safety, health and wellbeing for all staff, contractors, and volunteers.

 

Your key responsibilities will be to contribute to the continued development and implementation of Juniper's hazard management, evaluation and reporting initiatives. You will provide advice, support and coaching to all levels of staff in order to ensure a safe workplace and legislative compliance.

 

To be successful and confident in this role, you will have a Cert IV or higher in Occupational Health and Safety, excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in the application of OSH Management Plans, investigating incidents and in conducting OSH Audits.

 

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Provision of effective, efficient and responsive OSH program support in collaboration with Residential  Managers, Health & Safety representatives and staff
  • Develop, implement and monitor OSH Management strategies, policies and procedures
  • Coordinate Hazard and Incident reporting systems and conduct investigations
  • Participate in regular audits and risk assessment activities to ensure risk control and Aged Care Standards and compliance
  • Implementation and monitoring of Juniper Hazard Management systems
  • Maintain positive relationships with relevant Juniper stakeholders

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Certificate IV (or higher) in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Demonstrated experience in applying OSH management systems, including performing workplace inspections and incident investigations
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience writing detailed reports
  • Experience in the provision of OSH advice to front line personnel
  • Previous experience in aged care, healthcare or community services (Desirable)

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Unfortunately, our busy Recruitment Team cannot spare the time required to give full attention to the large volume of calls we receive following advertising. Please be assured that we value your application.  You will receive confirmation via email only that it has been received successfully

Contact Person Megan Hayes
Contact Number (08) 9240 0308
Alternate Contact Person Chris Corder
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