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About the Role

The position is responsible for leading and coordinating St Bart’s Work, Health and Safety (WHS) and Organisational Risk functions. Ensuring St Bart’s complies with all WHS legislation and maintains a safe environment for all staff, volunteers, contractors, and visitors to the organisation.

Key accountabilities for the role are:

  • Lead on the development of risk management, emergency response and WHS policy development and ensure they reflect the relevant legislation.
  • Coordinate health and safety training sessions, safety forums for management, WHS representatives, supervisors, and staff.
  • Complete WHS monthly reporting accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Develop WHS metrics, audits and analyse data to make recommendations.
  • Review safety practices with relevant stakeholders to support ongoing accreditation against relevant national standards.

What are we looking for?

  • Tertiary qualified in Work Health and Safety and OHS Certified.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated relevant work experience.
  • Experience in managing incidents and investigations and coordinating emergency responses.
  • Building strong stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
  • Provide contemporary advice and guidance on safety and risk matters in line with company requirements and legislation.
  • Support WHS initiatives across the business.

Why join St Bart’s

In addition to joining a professional and dedicated team with passion and a commitment to our values and making a difference within the community, the benefits of working with us are:

  • 23 days of annual leave.
  • The opportunity to purchase additional 4 weeks leave per annum.
  • Access to salary packaging, meal and entertainment benefits – save tax and increase your take home pay by salary packaging up to $15,900 per year tax free as well as up to $2,600 of your pre-tax income to pay for meal and entertainment benefits.
  • A culture of learning with career development opportunities.
  • Corporate discounts and memberships.
  • EAP program accessible for you, your close family and members of your household.

How to Apply

We want to know about you – why you want to work with us and how your skills, qualifications and experience align with the position requirements.

To apply, please submit your current resume and a cover letter to, that demonstrates your suitability for the position.

For further information about the role, please contact Martin Nice (Chief Financial Officer) on 08 9323 5120 or Ruth McCarren (Recruitment Specialist) on 0415 696 784.

We will review applications as they are received and reserve the right to close the application period at any time so encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

St Bart’s is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTI and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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