Rural Northwest Health – is an award winning small health service with a focus on improving local health outcomes.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a diligent

Health and Safety Officer

Part time

24 hours per week

Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated

The Health and Safety (H&S) Officer is required to take leadership of the Work Health and Safety programs at Rural Northwest Health ensuring safety and regulatory compliance and to develop a robust culture of safety in the workplace.

The H&S Officer has a sound understanding of OHS legislation, codes of practice, regulations and best practice and will guide and implement policy and procedure development, workplace incident response and H&S training. The role is responsible for undertaking health and safety assessments, overseeing audits, working with the H&S reps and supporting the effective operation of the H&S committee meetings and H&S management systems.

Selection Criteria-

  • A comprehensive knowledge of current health and safety legislation.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in different team environments.
  • The ability to influence and negotiate outcomes, and drive change to create a strong health and safety culture.
  • Sound knowledge of Emergency Management Procedures (or genuine interest and capacity to develop further knowledge in this area).

What we can offer you-

  • Ongoing support and professional development opportunities
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A friendly and supportive team environment

For more information about this position and working at Rural Northwest Health please talk to-

Kaye Knight

Executive Manager People and Culture

T: 5396 1274

Applications including a cover letter and current resume should be forwarded to applications@rnh.net.au by 22nd March 2020.

 

Rural Northwest Health is an equal opportunity employer and supports access, safety and inclusion of our team members employed or seeking employment.

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