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Work Health & Safety Business Partner

Mission Australia
  • Full Time, Permanent Role offer 35 hours per week
  • Location: Flexible State Location with WFH Options!
  • Great salary starting at $110,000 + Super + NFP Salary Packing
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need

Life at Mission Australia

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose.

Your Opportunity

Our WHS team has an opportunity for you to join us as a Work Health & Safety Business Partner.

In this role, you will work closely with the WHS & Wellbeing Team Leader delivery high standard WHS services tour services across Australia. You will work to spot trends in workplace health and safety and assist with creating and implementing effective strategies and risk management processes. This role will see you collaborate with and influence managers and other key partners and staff across the organisation. Your efforts will drive the Mission Australia WHS system across various locations nationwide, fostering a safe and healthy environment for everyone.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Support MA business units to continuously improvement safety performance through identifying and implementing practical solutions
  • Contribute to the identification of corrective actions arising from incidents, risk management and compliance assurance activities
  • Review online incident reporting and work with sites to ensure report quality meets required compliance standards
  • Drive early intervention and reporting of safety hazards and incidents
  • Provide expert guidance to identify and implement effective risk controls and guide the implementation of those controls
  • Interpret and practically apply WHS legislation, codes of practice and industry standards across multiple states
  • Partner with and coach internal stakeholders in how to engage their teams in such a way that it positively impacts on the creation of a culture that supports WHS
  • Develop and facilitate WHS training and education programs on procedures and systems in safety
  • Conduct health & safety audits and inspections, identify potential hazards/ risks and report to the WHS & Wellbeing Team Leader

Requirements for Success

  • Tertiary qualifications in WHS
  • 5 years' experience in a WHS role (minimum) preferably in a multi-jurisdictional capacity
  • Root Casuse Analysis, icam or CAMS experience is highly desirable
  • Proven ability to engage and work collaboratively, and influence key stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and an ability to be adaptive in your communication
  • Current valid drivers licence
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment would be desirable

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications, and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.

Our Culture

Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.

We prioritise the safety and wellbeing of everyone, both within our team and the individuals we serve.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. We actively support and encourage people of all backgrounds; gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion, and sexual orientation to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. So, whoever you are, if you're skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.

If you live with disability and require support to submit your application, please email [email protected] using the subject line: Work Health & Safety Business Partner enquiry via EthicalJobs or visit our Careers page for additional contact details.

Find out more about a career with Mission Australia.

Your benefits

  • Rewarding work - every day you know you're making a real difference
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via AccessPay)
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Extra leave available including an additional public holiday, additional annual leave day on your work anniversary and the opportunity to purchase further annual leave

How to Apply

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Applications are shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you

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