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APS6 WHS Advisor

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
14th June 2022
Hays - ANZ - 2648109
  • Flexible WFH arrangements
  • Central office location
  • Contact Marita on 62797405

A leading government agency is seeking an experienced APS6 WHS Advisor for a 12 month non ongoing opportunity.

Your new company
This leading government agency is invested in ensuring effective regional development and transport across Australia. They are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced WHS professional to join their expanding team for 12 months.

Your new role
As APS6 WHS advisor, you will be assisting a growing team with covid response objectives. The WHS Advisor will oversee the day to day operational aspects of the WHS function, provide advice to staff and managers and promote the implementation of health, safety and wellbeing initiatives. The WHS Adviser will also contribute to the implementation of the department's Work Health and Safety Management System, including reviewing policies and procedures.

What you'll need to succeed
In this role you will be required to perform duties in accordance with the APS Values and Code of Conduct; and

  • Oversee the operational WHS functions including the COVID-19 response, workstation assessments, hazard inspections and first aid.
  • Provide expert advice and tailored responses to work health and safety queries including strategic advice where appropriate.
  • Act as the Secretariat for the department's WHS Committee.
  • Undertake incident report management, including investigations where required, and hazard inspections.
  • Contribute to the identification and implementation of system and process improvement initiatives.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the departments' Work Health and Safety Management System including review of WHS policies guidelines and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the WHS legislative framework and experience in interpreting and applying this in a work environment. A certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is desirable.
  • Build and manage effective partnerships that engage stakeholders in understanding the issues, identifying innovative solutions and in supporting implementation.
  • Communicate with influence both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.

What you'll get in return
The opportunity to work with an agency that respects work life balance, through the provision of flexible working arrangements. Central office location within walking distance of the tram line. Take part in a meaningful project assisting with the organisations covid response.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

SA Licence number : LHS 297508