First listed on: 22 November 2022

 Work, Health & Safety Business Partner


Employment Type: Full Time Temporary (up to 12 months)
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $102,640 - $121,739 (Excl. 10.5% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading)
Hours per week: 38 hours per week
Location: Negotiable

Who are we?

HealthShare NSW touches the lives of NSW Health workers and patients every single day by delivering services that keep our public hospitals and health facilities running.

As an employer, we offer an incredibly diverse range of roles both within the hospital setting in food and linen services, managing disability equipment programs, on road with patient transport and behind the scenes facilitating more cost-effective procurement solutions, human resource, and financial management.

Watch Our HealthShare NSW story video to learn more about the work we do. 

We reward our employees with a terrific range of benefits, including:

  • Hybrid working & flexible work arrangements: enjoy a combination of working from home and the office as well as varied start/finish times
  • Great leave conditions: such as accrued days off (enjoy one day off each month), annual leave loading (a bonus extra payment of 17.5% on top of your annual leave) and 14 weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging and novated leasing: you can access up to $2782 extra per year in your pay
  • Wellbeing programs: discounted gym memberships and special rates on private health insurance
  • Commitment to career development: Expansive free online training, talent programs and internal development opportunities to accelerate your career

Further information on our benefits is available here.  

The opportunity

The Work Health & Safety (WHS) Business Partner is responsible for the provision of work health and safety advice to HealthShare NSW business units and NSW Health agencies, using their work health and safety knowledge and skills to coach customer in maintaining a safe workplace. This also includes assisting the implementation of work health and safety management system packages, programs and projects within business units to support and deliver genuine, practical and measurable safety improvements.

Eligibility requirements

  • Relevant experience in providing work health and safety advice in a large diverse service industry and/or equivalent tertiary or technical qualifications. This includes up to date knowledge of relevant industry and work health and safety legislative requirements, government policies, processes, and operating requirements to support direct reports and business line customers.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing work health and safety management and compliance frameworks, including developing policies, systems, processes, auditing and monitoring of program.
  • Proven effectiveness in coaching and developing knowledge, skills and capability of workers and managers in the area of workplace safety and culture, including engagement, collaboration and negotiation skills and capacity to build and maintain relationships.

All permanent, temporary and casual staff are eligible to apply.

Only candidates with current Australian work rights (Australian citizens, permanent residents, valid work visa) will be considered.

This is a NSW Health Category B position.

You will be required to complete the OASV Undertaking/ Declaration Form during the recruitment process. Please upload this with your application.

How to apply

During the application process, you will be required to attach your resume and provide answers to the Targeted Questions below. Please ensure to reference the Essential Requirements listed in the Position Description in your answers.

You will find everything you need to know about applying for a job with HealthShare NSW in our resource Your Guide to Employment with HealthShare NSW.

Targeted Questions

  1. What does teamwork mean to you? Explain how you have worked well within a team environment in the past.
  2. Give an example of when you have identified, developed, and implemented a change initiative within the work health and safety area. In your example, describe the problem, the improvement, what actions you took, any challenges you encountered and the outcome.
  3. When have you had to advise and coach a stakeholder(s) on a work health and safety issue? Identify how you engaged effectively with them and ensured a positive outcome.

You will be asked to complete a psychometric assessment (eg. personality and cognitive abilities assessments) in the recruitment process for this position.

Only candidates with current Australian work rights (Australian citizens, permanent residents, valid work visa) will be considered.

Any role related questions can be directed to Bo Massingill via email at

We are diverse and inclusive

We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, carers, and people with disability. If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team and let us know.

Adjustments may include but are not limited to; alternate application methods, interview setup, physical requirements, guidance from a support person, interpreters or other access supports or specific interview availability times and more.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at HealthShare NSW  

COVID-19 Vaccination Compliance

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed an up-to-date course of a COVID-19 vaccine (3 doses for Category A roles, 2 doses for Category B roles) which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Please provide proof of vaccination if available. The Staff Health Team will access your AIR record if needed, please advise if you prefer the team not to view your vaccination record.

Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent, or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 6 months.

Applications Close: 11.59pm Wednesday 30 November 2022

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