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Health & Safety Advisor

Apply now Job no: 492741
Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Perth CBD
Categories: People Services

The Opportunity
We have a permanent full-time opportunity for an experienced Health & Safety professional with proven Advisory level experience to join our hard working and friendly HSW team at HBF. Reporting to the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager and based out of our modern Kings Square head office, you will work in collaboration with management, your team and the wider business to maintain a safety culture focused on proactive prevention, holistic health and wellbeing strategies, injury prevention and continuous improvement linked to workforce needs.

You will act as a SME and educate HBF employees on the laws, regulations and policies that apply to their day-to-day responsibilities, strengthening effective HSW governance within HBF.

You will work collaboratively with stakeholders to develop, embed and monitor a safe system of work for our people and to support WHS accountabilities at all levels of the business; in turn driving and maintaining HBF's risk mitigation processes. This includes ensuring there’s focus on the psychosocial characteristics of work to promote health and avoid illness and facilitate a ‘psychologically safe’ workplace.

About You

  • Previous experience in a similar role within a corporate services, healthcare or clinical environment
  • Post-graduate qualifications or advanced diploma in Occupational Safety & Health; or substantial equivalent experience
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary health is desirable
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of Occupational Safety & Health Act 1984, Occupational Safety & Health Regulations 1996, Codes of Practice and contemporary safety practices
  • Experience with WHS Due Diligence in relation to business acquisition is desirable
  • Lateral thinker with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload independently, be organised and work collaboratively within a team


How to Apply
To apply, click on the “Apply Now" button to complete your application and send through a copy of your CV along with a covering letter outlining why your skill and experience meet the requirements of this role.

Applications close midnight, Friday 21st May 2021. HBF reserves the right to close the role and commence shortlisting prior to the advertised close date.

About HBF
As one of WA’s longest established private health providers, (we’ve been around for 80 years!), we continue to innovate and challenge the status quo; adopting a strategy that focuses on business growth and sustainability, diversification, national expansion and significant enhancements to how we service our members through technology and relevant related businesses.

As a not-for-profit fund with no shareholders, we are dedicated to doing the right thing for our members. That’s why our iconic brand’s reputation is built on personalised service, community support and a motivation to deliver for our members in the moments that matter.

When you work for HBF, you work for a company with a clear vision and a team of people that are passionate about providing the best service, experience and products for our members across Australia.

So why not come with us on our transformation journey and see where a career with HBF can take you?

Our Values
At HBF, we live our values every day. They shape our behaviours and how we relate to each other, our members and our community:

Members are our reason - Members are the reason we exist and are at the heart of everything we do.
We do the right thing - We are open and honest in everything we do. We do what is right, not what is easy and explain why we are doing it.
We are brave - We are brave in the way we will tackle the future. We’re driven by curiosity, and constantly look for better ways to work smarter, faster and more innovatively.
We work as one - We act as one HBF because we’re better together. We work not as individuals but as a team to achieve more.

Employee benefits
Discounted private health, and general insurance products
13 days personal leave per year
Career development opportunities
Generous salary packaging options
Access to corporate discounts across a range of retail, restaurants and hotels

Our recruitment and selection process include a variety of assessment methods that may encompass psychometric assessments, reference checks and verification of working rights in Australia. Preferred candidates will be required to return a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to an offer of employment being extended.

At HBF, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. HBF is a place of belonging. We are proud of who we are, and we encourage applications from diverse groups such as Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people, physical ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and family background, including caring responsibilities.

All HBF vacancies are managed by our internal Talent Acquisition team. Unsolicited agency applications will be returned without review.

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