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Job title: Wellbeing, Workplace Health & Safety Manager
- Join a rapidly growing not-for-profit organisation with a commitment to social justice
- Competitive rate: $58.1984per hour + super + 17.5% leave loading
- Choice of fully maintained Wintringham vehicle or generous motor vehicle allowance (additional $7.895 per hour)
- Mobile phone + laptop provided
- Access to Salary Packaging benefits
- Wintringham promotes ongoing training and professional excellence
- Full Time (38 hours per week)
- Based in Flemington (VIC) with travel required to different Wintringham sites/offices required
Who are we?
Wintringham is a not-for-profit organisation providing an extensive range of aged care, housing and related support services to men and women aged 50-plus who have been homeless or at risk of homelessness. We employ over 830 staff and operate from multiple offices across Melbourne, Hobart and regional Victoria. Our Head Office provides the strategic direction and support services for Wintringham’s residential, housing, community care and NDIS services.
Your new role
An exciting new opportunity exists for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly and tight-knit People & Culture Team as the Full Time Wellbeing, Workplace Health & Safety Manager at our Head Office in Flemington. Reporting to the General Manager – People, Culture & Engagement, you will continuously improve safety performance and culture by operating a best-practise business to deliver performance and efficiency as well as developing, assessing, implementing and evaluating Wintringham’s Wellbeing, Workplace Health & Safety program.
Your duties and responsibilities will also include (but are not limited to):
- End to end management of Wintringham’s Wellbeing, Workplace Health and Safety programs including changes to existing or new initiatives as part of the P&C transformation project.
- Appropriately manage performance of the WWHS team through coaching, supervision, debriefing, regular informal and formal performance feedback and reviews, and professional development support.
- Implement, monitor and evaluate initiatives to drive performance and compliance improvements through leadership and support, with meticulous record keeping.
- Drive a positive wellbeing, workplace health and safety culture and lead by example, seeking out new and innovative programs to foster a caring and safety culture.
- Provide WWHS advice to the Executive Management Team and other key stakeholders.
- Complete regular reporting that captures risk, hazards, incidents, injuries, compensation, return to work information and provides quality data, analytics and insights.
What we’ll require from you
- A tertiary level qualification in Occupational Health and Safety / Work Health and Safety or related discipline.
- Proven experience in an OHS or similar role, leading a team of wellbeing, workplace health and safety professionals.
- Demonstrated expert knowledge, understanding and application of relevant Victorian legislative standards, frameworks, guidelines and services.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and pragmatically with a diverse range of people, from varying backgrounds.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including report writing, workplace investigations and updating of WWHS documentation and systems.
- Well-developed IT skills – Microsoft suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint), SAMCARE, Injury Connect.
- An understanding of the Aged Care Accreditation Standards, Housing and Homelessness Service sector, My Aged Care, NDIS and other relevant service systems (highly desirable).
- Knowledge of relevant Tasmanian legislative standards, regulations and guidelines eg Workplace Health and Safety Act 2012, WorkSafe Tasmania, WorkCover Tasmania, Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act. (highly desirable)
Wintringham’s response to COVID-19
Client and staff safety is paramount to us at Wintringham. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have and will continue to ensure that our staff are supplied with the resources they need to guarantee they are working in a safe and risk-averse environment. For our office-based staff, we have put in flexible Work From Home arrangements in accordance with the advice from the Department of Health & Chief Health Officer. We have strict COVID-19 policies and procedures to ensure that our staff as well as our clients are kept safe.
What’s in it for you?
We are committed to offering an enjoyable, safe and flexible workplace that provides a work-life balance. When you are working with Wintringham, you will have access to the following benefits:
- Access to exclusive not-for-profit salary packaging: salary package your personal expenses up to the amount of $15,900.
- Continuous development: we believe in giving our staff the skills they need and have an internal training program for all staff. We offer many growth opportunities and have a strong internal recruitment program.
- Free access to wellbeing services + great discounts to retailers: when you are employed at Wintringham, you will have access to our staff wellbeing portal, exclusive discounts from leading retailers and our Employee Assistance Program
How to Apply
For more information about the role, you can download a copy of the Position Description via our website or below.
Enquiries can be made to Les Butler (General Manager – People, Culture & Engagement) by contacting our Head Office on (03) 9376 1122.
Applications can be directed to Les Butler (General Manager – People, Culture & Engagement) and submitted by clicking the apply button. You’ll be redirected through to our website to commence your application.
Please upload your CV and Cover Letter in PDF format.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a NDIS Screening Check and Police Records check. Refusal to provide your information to both of these parties will prevent Wintringham from being able to continue with your application.
Applicants who have lived in a country other than Australia for a period longer than 12 months in the last 10 years may be required to undergo an International Police Check.
Applicants must be willing to undertake an influenza and COVID-19 vaccination within the 2021 calendar year in order to be considered for this role. The federal government has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all staff who will be required to work in residential aged care settings unless a medical exemption applies. Successful candidates will be required to show evidence of an influenza and COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment.
Wintringham is an Equal Opportunity employer. Everyone has a right to feel welcome, respected and valued. The safety of all older people is paramount; we have zero tolerance for family violence including elder abuse.
Wintringham proudly acknowledges Australia’s First Peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country. We pay respect to all Aboriginal Elders past, present and emerging.
Inclusion makes our community and Wintringham stronger.
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Location: Melbourne, VIC
Job date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 00:02:45 GMT
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