HR & Wellbeing Officer - WHS

About the Role An opportunity exists for an experienced, highly motivated Work Health Safety Officer to join our HR & Wellbeing Team. As an integral part of the Safety team, you will work collaboratively to drive our WHS goals, processes, provide advice, assist injured workers, assist with ongoing programs/activities to improve safety performance/practices and promote safety and wellbeing across the organisation. What you will be doing:
  • Present WHS Orientation to new staff;
  • Assist in the delivery of Safety initiatives, programs & activities;
  • Assist with workers compensation claims by proactively engaging with stakeholders and assisting with recovery at work process.
  • Assist in the development & review Risk Assessments & Safety Work Method Statements(SWMS);
  • Assist with Safety consultation processes & in the development & review of Safety Procedures processes;
  • Conduct random spot checks to monitor contractor, volunteer & employee safety practices;
  • Conduct Safety Walk & Talks with the Executive Team to monitor contractor, volunteer & employee safety practices;
  • Coordinate drug & alcohol testing procedure;
  • Maintain Council’s Chemical Management System & online Work Health & Safety Management System, providing assistance to workers in its implementation;
  • Maintain Council’s First Aid & Fire Warden list & provide administrative support in Emergency Preparedness;
  • Undertake ergonomic assessments, provide advice to workers and purchase & distribute Safety supplies.
About you: To be successful in this role you will have:
  1. Certificate IV WHS and/or 2-3 years job-related experience, including workers compensation;
  2. Sound demonstrated knowledge of WHS legislation & practices;
  3. High level interpersonal, time management, communication, problem and conflict resolution skills;
  4. Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, work collaboratively, ability to deal with both sensitive & confidential information and meet tight timeframes;
  5. Experience in incident investigation, hazard identification and the development of risk assessments & SWMS;
  6. Well developed computer & good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite packages
Position details: Permanent full-time role, S0434 Salary: starting from $80K + Superannuation  You can also earn a Performance Bonus (up to 2% annual salary) + Organisational Bonus (up to $2K), Learning & Development Opportunities, Active Social Club, Modern Office Location, Variable Leave, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives, Onsite Café and Aquatic and Fitness membership discounts. Next steps: Please review the Position Description available on Council’s Careers Page and submit your application online at by 5pm on 3 February 2023. As applications will be processed upon receipt, early submission is encouraged.  Please reach out to the HR Team at [email protected] if you require any assistance with submitting your application or require further information about the role or the organisation. Working with us: At The Hills Shire Council, we live our values of Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty, Leadership and Safety through the work that we perform for the Community. We are committed to a positive and supportive workplace culture where our people and customers feel respected and valued.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Human Resources
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:3rd Feb 2023, 12:00 am


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