Job Title : Work Health And Safety Consultant

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA

Perth, WA

Posted 2/24/2021

This is a full time, permanent opportunity.

About the role

This is an outstanding opportunity for a work health safety (WHS) professional to join the Human Resources team at Legal Aid WA. You will develop and maintain the occupational safety and health framework and policy and will also provide an advisory and consultancy service to managers and employees, coordinate occupational safety and health, workers’ compensation claims injury management programs and prepare regular WHS reports. LAWA is currently seeking certification to the WorkSafe Plan.

This role covers all worksites and locations visited by Legal Aid WA staff while delivering services, such as courts, detention centres and prisons. Staff work in metropolitan, regional and remote locations and work as part of a team in often high-pressure situations which might be time sensitive or require high level communication skills to manage clients presenting with drug and alcohol issues and/or mental health issues.

About you

The ideal candidate will have outstanding communication and negotiation skills, experience implementing safety management plans and will have experience mitigating psychosocial risks in the workplace.

About us and what we can offer you

We offer a strong team working environment, the satisfaction of adding value to the community, and a range of benefits in line with business requirements, which may include professional development opportunities, flexible working and leave arrangements and a range of health and wellbeing initiatives.

Legal Aid WA is an independent statutory authority funded by the State Government and Commonwealth Governments. We provide services to over 100,000 clients each year in the areas of criminal, family and civil law across Western Australia.

Legal Aid WA is a provider of customer centred services and fosters a culture of inclusion. We appreciate differing viewpoints and cultural diversity and value all perspectives as we strive for excellent customer service through process improvements and innovation.

Please visit www.legalaid.wa.gov.au to find out more about us.

Further information

Download the documents attached for more information about applying for the role.

If you would like to talk to someone about the job, please contact Joelle Durant, Manager Human Resources by telephone: (08) 9261 6219 or email: Joelle.Durant@legalaid.wa.gov.au
Assessment

The attached Job Description Form (JDF) provides an overview of the role, along with the selection criteria against which you will be assessed throughout the selection process. Please take time to familiarise yourself with the role prior to applying.

How to Apply

Applications are made online. In addition to the questions being asked in the online application, you should also submit:

  1. A comprehensive CV that clearly showcases your talents and key achievements relevant to the role (max. 5 pages)
  2. A cover letter (max. 3 pages) outlining:
  • How you have applied your experience and knowledge of occupational safety and health and the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984, to eliminate or mitigate risk;
  • How you have developed and provided reports containing OSH statistics.

Your written communication skills will also be assessed at the application stage.

Click the “Apply for Job” button at bottom of this page to submit your application. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED VIA www.jobs.wa.gov.au

Please allow enough time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.

Failure to submit the required information may result in the selection panel being unable to fully assess your application.

If you are experiencing any technical difficulties submitting your application online, contact (08) 9261 6496 and quote recruitment ID LA21044.

Substantive Equality

Legal Aid WA is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, young people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our organisation. 

Other Conditions

This selection process may also be used to fill other similar vacancies throughout our organisation. Alternatively, should the successful candidate decline or vacate the advertised position, the next most suitable candidate may be selected from this process. Both options remain valid for a period of six (6) months (unless otherwise stated) from the completion date of the initial selection process. Should no suitable candidate be identified, or an offer declined, the panel may search for further candidates beyond the closing date. 

Appointment to all positions at Legal Aid WA is subject to a satisfactory national criminal history check, integrity and conflict checks, and 100-point identification check.

ATTACHMENTS: 
- guidelines for job applicants.pdf
- osh consultant jdf february 2021.pdf

You can view and print these PDF attachments by downloading Adobe Reader.

WORK TYPE:
Permanent - Full Time

LOCATION:
Perth

CLOSING DATE:
2021-03-09 5:00 PM
(YYYY-MM-DD)

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.jobsinconstruction.com.au/job/15198356