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Safety & Wellness Manager

  • Full-Time - Maximum (fixed) Term
  • Be an effective leader for our People, Culture & Safety team
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging

About the company

Baptcare is a leading, purpose-driven organisation providing residential and community care for older adults as well as support to children, families and people living with a disability, and people seeking asylum. We respect all faiths and beliefs, and actively promote inclusion and diversity.

The Role

Reporting to the GM People, Culture and Safety, the position will assist and contribute to the People, Culture & Safety team so that the strategic goals and objectives of Baptcare are met on time and within budget. Specifically, to provide a safe and healthy workplace for Baptcare’s staff and to meet all legal obligations in relation to Work Health & Safety, Workers’ compensation, and Wellness; to consult, coach and provide education in safety risk management, to manage suppliers and Workcover authorities to minimise costs on business; to apply best-in-class return to work and injury management practice, policy, and procedure.

About you

Along with your expertise and in-depth knowledge of occupational health and safety and workers compensation legislation, you bring a passion to contribute to the community in the work you do. Together with your leadership experience representing organisations with the insurer, legal advisers, rehabilitation providers and the workers compensation conciliation, you will be well versed in the management, maintenance, and continuous improvement of the safety management system across Baptcare and delivery of the WHS Strategic and operational plan.

You will ideally bring the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading safety, safety culture development, injury management and wellbeing programs
  • Certificate IV in training and assessment would be highly regarded
  • Satisfactory police check or willingness to obtain
  • Current Influenza and COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain before commencement

For You

Baptcare is focused on living our values, not just talking about them. You’ll find the culture at Baptcare is one of genuine respect, support, and positive intention. We work hard to achieve results through change, continuous improvement, and ongoing focus on providing the best service delivery to our stakeholders.

Further, the successful candidate will receive:

  • A competitive salary, plus access to the tax benefits of salary packaging and novated leasing
  • Hybrid working arrangements, where we predominantly work from home, attending the Camberwell office or sites as required
  • Ongoing professional development and team building opportunities
  • Access to confidential counselling and support services

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