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February

Ohs Consultant

St John of God Health Care - Berwick, VIC

HR & Recruitment
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is one of the largest Catholic providers of health care services in Australia. We operate 24 facilities comprising more than 3,400 hospital beds in Australia, as well as home nursing, disability services and social outreach programs.

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

The Position

St John of God Berwick Hospital is seeking an OHS Consultant to join the Occupational Health and Safety team. As an OHS Consultant, you are responsible for the coordination and implementation of health and wellness strategies and to coordinate health, safety and wellness initiatives within the division in accordance with Group OHS strategy. Provides sound OHS advice and support to managers and safety representatives.

This role will be offered on a permanent full time basis, working 76 hours per fortnight.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Minimum Diploma OHS or working towards same.
  • Experience working in OHS role.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of contemporary OHS legislation and practice including risk assessment, hazard identification, assessment and control, and the conduct of workplace OHS inspections, audits and accident investigations.
  • Capacity to provide OHS support and advice with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effective prioritisation and organisational skills including the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Well-developed interpersonal/communication skills including presentation and report-writing skills.
  • Good conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to apply solutions to complex problems.
  • Ability to interpret and understand statistical data, and to use that information in making recommendations about how to improve working systems.
  • Ability to work autonomously and flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and to work to deadlines.
  • Work directly with OHS Practitioners, Managers and Caregiver’s including all relevant external parties.

The Benefits

  • Salary Packaging & Corporate Discounts
  • Parking Available
  • Professional Development

All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description)

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. We are committed to providing a safe environment for all children and vulnerable people in our care and proactively take measures to protect children/vulnerable people from abuse.

We are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies