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Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Hills/Norwest
Categories: Human Resources
  • Proactively lead a values-based safety culture
  • Develop and implement engaging wellness and wellbeing initiatives
  • Permanent role within an essential business – attractive NFP benefits

The Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager is responsible for providing professional expertise and Christian leadership for matters relating to health, safety, and wellbeing at Anglicare, with a particular focus on culture, workplace health and safety systems, risk management, robust injury management and delivering on a holistic wellbeing strategy.

The Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager is a key member of the People & Culture leadership team, and a strategic enabler in implementing and continuously evolving Anglicare’s health, safety and wellbeing strategy and standards. The role will demonstrate Christian leadership and the ability to build trust and confidence across all areas of Anglicare The position contributes to the broader organisational strategy by building and maintaining robust safety and wellbeing systems and a culture that supports staff and customers to thrive in a competitive and rapidly evolving global environment.

Specifically, this entails:

•Reviewing, maintaining and improving the Health & Safety Management System to ensure a holistic approach is taken to managing health and safety and reducing risk across the business; 
•Providing specialist advice and guidance to management and other staff on health and safety matters, including providing timely and systematic health and safety reporting to relevant stakeholders as required;
•Leading a team to embed a culture of safety, identifying, monitoring and evaluating health and safety issues and developing strategies to eliminate or minimize risks to the business, ensuring incident investigation is undertaken in a timely manner; 
•Managing the businesses Workers Compensation program with a focus on early intervention and effective rehabilitation processes to facilitate workers early and sustainable return to work following injury; 
•Developing and implementing best practice wellbeing initiatives to foster and promoting a wellness culture, supporting employees physical and mental wellbeing;
•Ensuring compliance with legislative requirements across all aspects of health and safety including maintaining a current working knowledge across all facets of health, safety and wellbeing; 
•Identifying training needs, developing and delivering effective health and safety induction and training programs to new and existing employees and contractors

To be successful you will have:

• Significant leadership experience in health, safety and wellbeing, combined with an active Christian faith. Extensive management expertise including experience collaborating with others to plan, develop and implement work health, safety, and wellbeing strategies, policies, and initiatives, including relevant tertiary qualifications;
•Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary WHS and risk management systems, WHS legislation and demonstrated experience in managing Workers Compensation and Injury Management claims;
•Highly developed interpersonal, communication, negotiation and influencing skills. Including demonstrated experience in building and maintaining internal and external stakeholder relationships;
•Experience conducting workplace safety inspections, investigations and audits; 
•Presentation and training skills, including a desire to continually develop own expertise and maintain current knowledge of health, safety and wellbeing developments, legislation and practice;
•The ability to work autonomously, prioritising workload effectively and handling competing interests and deadlines; 
•Well-developed computer skills - Microsoft Suite and the ability to pick up new systems quickly 
•Degree or equivalent in relevant WHS, Risk or similar desirable.
•WorkCover accredited Workplace Consultation.
•WorkCover accredited Return to Work Coordinator.

Desirable criteria

•WHS Management System Auditor
•Certificate IV Training and Assessment and sound knowledge of aged care and/or allied health
•Experience using MyOSH / Viking software

Benefits of working with Anglicare:

•Excellent salary on offer with Not-For-Profit Salary packaging benefits with up to $15,900 of your salary tax free
•An opportunity to build a career within a Christian NFP organisation dedicated to supporting communities
•Join an inclusive culture supported with learning and development opportunities
•Rewards, discounts, recognition and resources and more

If you are passionate about working with a committed team, all within a Christian environment, we would love to hear from you.

Who we are:

As a Christian organisation, Anglicare exists to serve people in need in our community. We provide a range of services that promote wellbeing for people through Residential Care, Retirement Living and Community Services. We aim to be known for our care, compassion and excellence, recognised as a leading provider of services.

Anglicare - Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened.

Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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