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Work, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Specialist

Cancer Council NSW

About us

Cancer Council NSW (CCNSW) is a community funded and focused not for profit. We are the largest cancer charity in NSW and our point of difference is that we work across every area of every cancer, from research right through to support.

CCNSW is an inclusive place to volunteer and work. We embrace diversity, celebrate our differences, and inspire each person to be their authentic self at work. As we strive to represent the communities we serve, we welcome and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other diverse groups.

About the team

Based in our Woolloomooloo office reporting to the HR Business Partner Lead, this role sits within the People and Communications Team. This role is instrumental in building a strong wellness and WHS culture within Cancer Council NSW.

About the role

You will work across CCNSW to deliver the Work, Health & Safety (WHS), Injury Management and Wellness strategic initiatives to ensure organisational compliance with statutory requirements related to WHS and Workers Compensation legislation and deliver on the Wellness Strategy for the organisation.

This role partners with stakeholders across the organisation to recommend, develop, and deploy contemporary WHS and Wellness solutions that support business requirements and strategy, ultimately leading to a strong safety and wellbeing culture. You will work with leaders to influence, challenge, develop and deliver the safety and wellbeing elements of people plans, achieve divisional objectives and support the delivery of organisation-wide People and Communication strategies.

Your responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities to deliver improved health, safety and wellness outcomes for CCNSW, our staff and volunteers.
  • Deliver WHS and Wellness advice and support across the organisation.
  • Identify and inform divisional leadership teams of strategic WHS risks facilitating informed decisions for delivery of WHS and risk actions to ensure all staff and volunteers are safe and aware of their WHS responsibilities.
  • Manage the workers compensation renewal cycle on an annual basis.
  • Manage workers compensation claims and return to work activity that supports effective claims management practices and cost-effective premiums.
  • Establish and maintain regular WHS reporting re. incidents/injuries and management of relevant risk areas.
  • Identify and lead a range of health and wellbeing activities and programs to improve the overall health and wellbeing across the organisation.
  • Develop and update WHS policies and procedures, working to a best practice framework whilst ensuring legislative compliance.

About you

With an ability to adapt and tailor your approach, excellent verbal and written communication skills will be essential, along with:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline and/or demonstrate transferable skills in a similar or related role.
  • Exceptional WHS and business partnering skills, with demonstrated knowledge and experience in the management of contemporary WHS issues & practices.
  • Sound working knowledge of NSW WHS and Workers Compensation legislation and an understanding of Workers Compensation across Australia, relevant Australian standards and demonstrated ability to apply in an organizational context.
  • Accreditation as a NSW Return to work coordinator.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into effective WHS and wellness practices that positively drive performance and engagement.
  • Demonstrated high-level organizational and time management skills, with ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research and analysis, and apply where relevant e.g. creation of WHS policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Desirable - Generalist HR knowledge and experience

About the benefits

  • Work for purpose and know that your work fosters an engaged, diverse and culturally aware organisation.
  • Access to flexible work arrangements including a balanced approach to WFH and office.
  • Generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.
  • Additional performance-based leave available.
  • Discounts available for everyday expenses such as private health, retail and fitness.
  • Recognised for Voice Project's 2021 "Best Workplace" Award.

If you require any adjustments to submit your application, please get in touch with us at careers@nswcc.org.au using the subject line: Work, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Specialist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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