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Senior Health, Safety & Environment Advisor - Darwin / Alice Springs

Life Without Barriers (National)
  • Permanent Full Time

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,500 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About this role

Permanent full time role additional due growth located in our Winnellie or Alice Springs office. This role will support our Child, Youth & Family services teams throughout the NT where you will empower them to perform their role safely.  You will be joining a national Safety team who are passionate about what they do. You will have supportive leadership with the autonomy to do what you do best.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide advice, coaching, leadership and support within the portfolio on a range of HSE matters
  • Monitor key health and safety performance areas to deliver a culture focused on continuous HSE improvement
  • Monitor incidents, actions and outcomes to ensure adequate incident management and proactive measures to minimise reoccurrence
  • Assist with incident investigations and other risk management activities as required
  • Conduct internal HSE audits to identify non-conformance in key HSE areas
  • Monitor compliance of contractor and third party HSE requirements
  • Conduct HSE training needs analysis; and coordinate and deliver HSE training to agreed outcomes
  • Provide reporting, auditing and analysis of HSE organisational performance

As this role supports Child, Youth & Family services across the NT, travel will be required on a regular basis.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in a similar position or as an Allied Health Professional with safety risk management experience
  • A self-motivated, results orientated individual with proven experience in building relationships through a partnership approach
  • The ability to work autonomously with their portfolio, and as part of the greater HSE team to achieve overall HSE improvement

The Successful candidate will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations
  • Excellent tax benefits and rostered days off
  • Opportunity to make a huge impact

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Mikaella Latimore at recruitment@lwb.org.au using the subject line: Senior Health, Safety & Environment Advisor - Darwin / Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

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