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Outside School Care Hours Care Educators- Ararat

YMCA Ballarat - Ararat, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Join the Y Team!

At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people, and here at YMCA Ballarat we provide a wide range of programs and services in close to 100 communities across Victoria, including rural and remote communities.

Our children’s services operations include the management of Kindergarten’s, Long Day Cares and Before and After School Care. In Recreation we support community engagement and healthy living through the management of 15 recreational facilities from leisure centres to outdoor pools and stadiums. Our youth specific programs have an increased presence in Ballarat through our Youth hubs, workshops and our amazing ReCranked program.

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    Our Opportunity

    Reporting to the Organizational Risk Manager, this newly created role will assist with developing and implementing improved WHS management systems and processes with the aim of achieving safe working environments across the organization.

    Operating four business streams of Early Years Management, Outside School Hours Care, Youth Services and Recreation, which are all supported by our Corporate Services team, you will utilize your knowledge and experience to actively work towards ensuring compliance with applicable legislation and communicating and embedding best practice standards across a variety of service delivery areas.

    This will be a hands-on role that will provide you with the opportunity to work within a growing organization with many new and exciting changes taking place, including the development of a comprehensive WHS Management Framework. This Framework will be supported by a newly acquired Governance, Risk and Compliance Management System, for which the work of this position will be an integral part of.

    There will be plenty of challenges along the way but throughout the journey you will be supported, have fun and join a vibrant team that enjoys witnessing the impact of their work across the organizations and communities in which we operate.

    Role: Work Health and Safety Coordinator

    Job Type: Part Time Fixed Term for 12 months

    Start Date: As soon as possible

    Hours: 25 per week

    Location: Ballarat Headoffice

    About You

    Qualifications

    Formal qualifications in WHS, Diploma level or above with a minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

    Experience / Knowledge

    Knowledge of relevant WHS legislation, regulations and best practice standards.Experience delivering WHS support, advice and guidance in a diverse operational environment.Experience in creating, developing, and managing relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.Experience and proficiency in the management of WHS related incidents and investigations. Experience in developing and implementing WHS policies, practices and strategies.Experience of utilizing and maintaining a Risk management systemExperience in working across a diverse range of services and service locations.

    Skills

    Highly organized with the ability to absorb and analyze large amounts of information.Exceptional presentation and communications, with the ability to communicate and influence a wide variety of stakeholders.Ability to lead, empower and collaborate within a diverse environment. Proven ability to work as an effective team memberAbility to work within a fast paced, progressive environment and to manage change.
    Personal Attributes
    Resilient and passionate in their work.Ensures the health, safety and welfare of self and others.Demonstrates values that align with the YMCA, including contributing to a workplace that is free of discrimination, harassment and bullying behaviors at all times.A team player, working towards a united goal.Strong internal motivation, initiative, and drive for successful outcomes with the capacity to deal with the peaks and flows of the role.