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Reference Number 10344
Position Title Health Safety and Wellbeing Advisor
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
State Victoria
Region Footscray
Program Human Resources
Location Footscray
Hours 76
Position Summary

What’s important to you?
> Full-time fixed term position (12 months)
> Generous Salary packaging options
> Requirement to travel within metro Melbourne and Interstate
> On-site Parking (based in Footscray)

What’s important to us?

We are passionate about what we do and we respect every person’s story. annecto - the people network is an independent, not for profit association committed to increasing opportunities and choices for people with a disability, older people and their carers.

What's the Job?

The Health Safety and Wellbeing Advisor will contribute to the success of the organisation by:

  • Playing a key role in assisting the organisation to effectively manage its health and safety obligations (legal obligations) annecto HSW policies and procedures and the annecto risk management strategy and program.
  • Providing professional advice, coaching and guidance on the management and best practice in HS&W management and systems, programs, policy and procedures.
  • Displaying leadership in the area of health, safety and wellbeing to assist in developing a positive and proactive risk aware culture across the organisation. This position also participates in cross-functional projects and team work.

What we need from you:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety discipline
  • Substantial relevant experience in a similar position
  • Significant experience in Return to Work and WorkCover Claims Management.
  • Extensive Risk Management experience relative to the position.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and implantation of HSW policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in OHS risk auditing
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to negotiate and influence RTW and claims management experience
  • Demonstrated experience administering an incident reporting database.
  • Strong technical OHS skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the purpose and principals of annecto- the people network
  • High level written and verbal of communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide timely and accurate advice
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters of a complex nature
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people at all levels in a medium to large organisation with multiple sites
  • Excellent understanding of contractor management obligations
  • Satisfactory police check and a working with children check
  • Current Victorian car drivers license

To view a position description and apply, visit

For enquries contact: Jacinta Beckley, HR Manager via email -

Applications close at 5pm on 29th January 2020

You must be eligible to work in Australia.

annecto is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and abide by our Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have substantial experience in a similar position operating at a managerial level?
Essential: Do you have significant experience in Return to Work and WorkCover Claims Management?
Essential: Do you have extensive experience in Risk Management in a similar position?
Contact Person Jacinta Beckley
Contact Number
Closing Date 29/01/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.