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Senior Occupational Health and Safety and Return to Work Officer

Waverley Social Enterprises

About Us

Waverley Social Enterprises is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by the vision to offer our unique environment to more people living with disabilities, and to be a recognised leader in the disability supported employment services sector.

We currently support over 300 people living with disabilities across our 2 sites, Notting Hill, and Hallam. We have employment opportunities in packaging, assembly, warehouse, gardening, catering. Providing innovative and meaningful employment for people living with a disability in a supported work environment.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual who has leadership and management experience within OHS practices and RTW.

About the Role.

The Senior OHS role is part-time consisting of 22.8 hours (actual days can be negotiated with successful candidate) incorporating all facets of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Return to Work (RTW) Coordination. Promoting a safe working environment and the well-being of Waverley.

This role will be instrumental in developing, implementing, and monitoring health and safety policies, coordinating effective return to work programs, and other duties as required.

Key Aspects of the Role:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a robust OH&S Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Monitor and evaluate OH&S processes to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Coordinate RTW programs, including liaising with healthcare providers, employees, and management to facilitate effective and timely returns to work.
  • Promote a culture of safety throughout the organisation.
  • Uphold values towards employee well-being and positive growth.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance OH&S performance and quality.

The ideal candidate:

  • Relevant qualifications in OH&S, or related field, & Certified in Return-to-Work Coordination
  • Prior experience within a Senior / leadership role.
  • Orientation towards continual learning to keep up with changing standards, best practice, and regulations.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Leading and driving of initiatives to promote and maintain a safe workplace, through a consultative and collaborative approach.
  • Experience working within Not-for-Profit Sector and Disability services.

What benefits can WSE provide to you?

Waverley Social Enterprises offers a working environment where staff team building is encouraged, building a sense of community, and importantly making work fun! all underpinned by recognition and inclusivity of individuals. Remuneration is competitive within the disability sector; this includes salary packaging as an optional benefit.

Only candidates with valid working rights and permanent residency status will be considered for this position. Offers of employment will be subject to an NDIS Worker Screening check.

We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

If you are passionate about Occupational Health & Safety & RTW and ready to make a meaningful impact, we invite you hit 'Apply Now'.

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