First listed on: 10 June 2019

Manager Health Safety and Wellbeing, Work Health and Safety

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Health Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $2,126.56 - $2,424.29 Per Week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ111237

Manager Health Safety and Wellbeing, Work Health and Safety

Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”

We build teams and health services that embrace our values; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment (CORE). Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you.

NSLHD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.

What you'll be doing

To provide NSLHD Managers and workers with a comprehensive WHS Service that includes: 

  • Development of WHS related policies, systems, procedures, forms and training for use across NSLHD.
  • Facilitation and support of managers in the implementation of WHS systems into wards/departments.
  • Provision of advice and recommendations of WHS issues.
  • Development and support of development of WHS related training material and delivery of WHS training and competency assessment to managers.
  • Coordination of responses to WorkCover on related issues and management of issues involving WorkCover.
  • Support of hospital/ service management in preparation for audits on WHS and conducting MoH WHS audits.
  • To assist when required with the oversight and management of the Injury Management team, the Employee Assistance team and other teams within the Health Safety & Wellbeing Unit.

Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. 

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:
  1. Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  2. Qualifications in WHS and a working knowledge of NSW WHS legislation and regulations and risk management principles.
  3. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing WHS policies and programs.
  4. Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of Safety Culture principals and programs.
  5. Demonstrated leadership and change management skills in a complex organisation.
  6. Demonstrated high level negotiation, mediation skills and communication skills both written and verbal.
  7. Ability to direct, coordinate and manage multidisciplinary team initiatives and projects in a high volume work area while managing competing priorities.
  8. Ability to travel in a timely manner to all hospital sites of NSLHD.

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For role related queries or questions contact Lana Hogno on 02 9462 9829 or

Applications Close: 20 June 2019

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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