WHS Audit and Investigations Business Partner

September 11, 2021

Location: Sydney
Company: HealthShare NSW
$100,107.00 to $118,735.00 per annum excl. super

What could you bring to HealthShare NSW?
The WHS Audit & Investigation Business Partner is responsible for work health and safety audits and investigations, supporting the pursuit of safety excellence through continuous improvement of work health and safety practices and proactively promoting and influencing a safety culture across the organisation. The Business Partner ensures effective business partnerships through strong customer engagement, developing staff and manager capability, being responsive to operational needs and ensuring compliance with legislation, regulations, code of practice, industry best practice and government policy.

We are looking for someone with experience as a workplace safety professional with demonstrated capacity to facilitate serious incident investigations and conduct WHS management system audits. Does this sound like you?

About the opportunity
In this role you will be required to investigate serious WHS incidents, both virtually and on site, ensuring the NSW Health incident management policy is adhered to and that appropriate levels of governance are in place for review and implementation of recommendations arising from incident investigations.  The role will also involve undertaking WHS audits, including planning, preparation, conduct, and report writing. You will coach managers through the development and implementation of actions to help address recommendations arising from both investigations and audits. Click here to find out more.

This is a Full Time Temporary (up to 4 October 2022) position graded as a Health Manager Level 2 with an annual salary of $100,107.00 to $118,735.00 (Excl. 10% superannuation). Location, Negotiable, with willingness to travel statewide on occasion.

Why you’ll enjoy working with us

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Accrued Days Off
  • A small dedicated team focused on continuous WHS improvement
  • Work in a growing organisation to genuinely better the lives of patients across the state
  • Salary packaging and annual leave loading
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you?ll be working
HealthShare NSW provides a range of services to assist Local Health Districts and other Health Agencies. Our people perform important roles which free up health professionals to focus on what they do best! For more information regarding working for HealthShare NSW and the benefits we offer, click here.

How to apply
During the application process, you will be required to attach your resume and provide answers to the Targeted Questions below. You must ensure your answers make reference to all of the Essential Requirements listed in the Position Description prior to submitting your application.

  • Describe your experience leading systematic WHS investigations and provide an example of a challenging investigation, demonstrating how you used initiative to progress and conclude the investigation. In your example, highlight the situation, how you used initiative and the outcome.
  • Describe your experience leading WHS audits and provide an example of a time where you were responsible for planning and conducting a WHS audit.  Outline the challenges you faced and how you managed them, and explain how you communicated the findings of the audit.
  • Describe a project or idea that was implemented successfully, primarily because of your efforts? What was your role and how did you focus your efforts?

You will be asked to complete a psychometric assessment (e.g. personality and cognitive abilities assessments) in the recruitment process for this position.

Only candidates with current Australian work rights (Australian citizens, permanent residents, valid work visa) will be considered.
Under the Public Health (COVID 19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021 Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination will now be required for all NSW Health staff and individuals engaged by third parties.
When do I need to have my first vaccination dose? 

  • If you live in one of the?Areas of concern? you are required to have your first vaccination dose by?19 September 2021 if you are an authorised worker and leave your LGA of concern to attend work. 
  • For Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) and Multi-Purpose Sites (MPS) you will need to have your first vaccination dose by?16 September 2021. 
  • All other health workers will need to have their first vaccination dose by?30 September 2021 and second dose by 30 November 2021.

 If you have not yet received your COVID-19 vaccination, you need to book now:

  • NSW Health vaccination clinics and participating general practices and pharmacies across the state are open for COVID-19 vaccination bookings.
  • You can also book by visiting the Australian Government eligibility checker.

If you have a Medical Reason you cannot be vaccinated:

  • A?COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication?form must be completed by a GP?or?Medical Practitioner. 
  • An exemption to the Public Health Order requirements will only be considered if you are unable, due to a medical contraindication, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. You will only be granted an exemption if you have medical contraindications to the available COVID-19 vaccines. 

You are required by the Public Health Order to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to commencing employment with HealthShare NSW

Need more information?
For role related queries or questions contact Julie Lynch via email at [email protected].

HealthShare NSW are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please follow the links below.

  • Learn more about our Aboriginal Workforce team here
  • Email our Access and Inclusion Team about how to apply with particular needs and accessing workplace adjustments at [email protected]

Talent Pool
If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibilit
y list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 6 to 12 months.

Applications Close: Midnight, Sunday, 26 September 2021

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