An opportunity for an experienced and passionate OHS advisor has presented to join the team of one of the country's leading healthcare organisations. Working across a number of their sites in Melbourne on fixed term contract basis.

The Role
Working closely with and forming part of the wider People and Culture team, 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 with a key focus on Manual Handling.

Duties will include:

  • Provide high level advice, guidance and support to management and staff on all facets of the Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing function
  • Coordinate and assist with the continued development of the Manual Handling program, provision of advice, training and assistance on all manual/materials handling and safety matters
  • Investigation of serious manual handling injuries or incidents
  • Develop and implement tools, procedures and practices that support the provision of Manual Handling service excellence and the education and training.
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 manual handling. Previous experience in Health care and or a related industry will be also highly regarded.

What's On Offer?
In return you will be offered a rewarding role in values based organisation. You will be initially offered a 6 month fixed term contract role but may also be considered for the permanent opportunity if aligned. A healthy salary package is also on offer. This is an immediate requirement so you will need to be immediately available

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