Principal Advisor Health Safety & Wellbeing

Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Job Type: Contract
Discipline: HR & Talent Acquisition
Contact: Jessica ONeill
Reference: 1127663
Posted: 19 days ago
About the Organisation
This Government Department is uncompromisingly customer-focused delivering a key service in a supportive, inclusive and team-focused environment.
About the Role
Reporting to the Human Resources Manager and forming a crucial part of the Human Resources team, this role will provide Health and Safety advice and project support across the department. Please note this will be a 3-month contract with the possibility to extend. Responsibilities include;
  • Providing influential advice and leadership on a range of workplace health and safety and governance issues.
  • Providing effective case management for governance, ethics, rehabilitation and return to work matters.
  • Supervising the implementation of a range of strategic WHS initiatives and projects.
  • Undertake research and analysis of organisational data to identify trends, opportunities, issues and challenges, centering on WHS.
  • Prepare comprehensive and sensitive reports, submissions, briefs in relation to a range of human resources issues.
About You
You will be an experienced WHS Advisor with proven experience providing workplace health and safety advice and support within a corporate environment.  
  • Qualifications in Human Resources, Occupational Health and Safety or a related discipline highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and developing WHS teams.
  • High level working knowledge of Human Resources practices, expert level Workplace Health and Safety knowledge.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to work across multiple business areas and senior officers.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy and analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated experience creating strategy and partnering with leaders to build safety cultures, whilst you also enjoy contributing at an operational level.

This 3- month contract role offers the opportunity to join a values-based organisation to develop and enhance the Workplace Health and Safety function.

For further information please contact Jessica O’Neill at Troocoo on 0431 132 206 for a confidential discussion. 

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