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Reference Number 14768
Position Title Health Wellbeing & No Lift Advisor | Part Time | Balcatta
Employment Type Full Time
Division Juniper Central
Region Heath & Safety Services
Position Summary

Whats on offer:

  • Competitive salary and employee benefits
  • Part Time - 2 days
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Free parking on site
  • Employment within a growing sector

Juniper is currently seeking a passionate and experienced professional to join the Health and Safety Team at Juniper Central located in Balcatta as a Health, Wellbeing and No Lift Advisor.  This role is responsible for coordinating Juniper's employee health and wellbeing program, and the No Lift Manual Handling Program.  These are aimed at enhancing employee health and wellbeing, preventing injuries and minimising manual handling risks associated with the provision of aged care related services.  

The role involves developing, maintaining and implementing health, wellbeing and manual handling risk mitigation initiatives.  This includes developing and reviewing policies and procedures, as well as coordinating and delivering aged care specific manual handling training.  

To be successful in this role you will have exceptional communication skills, demonstrated experience in delivering effective manual handling training and the development and implementation of successful Health and Wellbeing programs resulting in measurable improvements.

On offer is a part time role, working 2 days a week, with the potential to work additional days as required.

  Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop, maintain and implement a Health and Wellbeing plan for the organisation
  • Implement a Health and Wellbeing committee / group, and chair meetings
  • Develop and communicate health and wellbeing information and resources to all staff
  • Provide staff training, education and support relevant to health and wellbeing
  • Implement a health and wellbeing champions program and provide support
  • Evaluate and report on the success of the health and wellbeing program and activities
  • Proactively ensure compliance with Occupation Health and Safety requirements, injury risk management processes and Juniper’s No Lift Policy
  • Deliver the organisation’s practical No Lift training component at corporate orientation sessions and other manual handling training
  • Ensure comprehensive and well documented reporting of all assessments and work undertaken
  • Undertake and maintain risk assessments for manual tasks
  • Develop and maintain Safe Operating Procedures for Juniper’s operational tasks and equipment

   Key Requirements:

  • Experience in the implementation of organisational health and wellbeing programs
  • Experience assisting with manual handling risk reduction and delivering training (Essential)
  • Experience within an Aged Care / Healthcare environment (Desirable)
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (Desirable)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with ability to work collaboratively
  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to ‘think outside the box’ to promote and engage new ideas
  • C Class Drivers Licence
  • Knowledge of OSH requirements in an Aged Care / HealthCare setting

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 and cultures are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date. 

Contact Person Narelle Wallace
Contact Number (08) 9240 0335
Alternate Contact Person Gail Marley
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
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