First listed on: 14 May 2019

Safety & Wellbeing Coordinator 

Who we are

CareSouth is a spirited, truly local community based organisation with a dynamic and bold vision to make a difference 'every day'. Working across locations in NSW and ACT, we seek to inspire each other and the communities in which we operate. Our purpose is to influence and support the safety, development and empowerment of children, young people, adults and communities. 

About the Role

CareSouth are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Safety & Wellbeing Coordinator to join our Illawarra based, People & Culture team on a full time, permanent basis.  

The Safety & Wellbeing Coordinator will be responsible for advising and assisting the organisation to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses to our staff, volunteers and contractors. This role will report directly to the Manager Safety & Wellbeing and will work closely with management and staff to ensure a coordinated approach to the management of WHS risks.

The successful applicant will be experienced in providing expert guidance, support and advice to management and will support the Manager Safety & Wellbeing with promoting and increasing knowledge, understanding, commitment and compliance with relevant legislation and best practice.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety of children, young people and people with a disability;
  • A minimum of a Cert IV in WHS or related tertiary qualification;
  • Completion of return to work coordinator certification and 3-5 years’ experience across safety management and return to work;
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the developing, implementing and auditing WHS management systems;
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the management of work related and non-work related injuries and illnesses;
  • Experience in the management of work and non-work related psychological claims;
  • Demonstrated understanding of and expertise in applying the WHS legislative framework within a human services environment;
  • Experience in writing WHS policy and procedure;
  • Strong influencing, negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing projects within tight timeframes;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a dynamic work environment;
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to upholding confidentiality and privacy principles in the workplace; and
  • Willing to undergo a National Police Check and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance number.

Do you want to be a part of something great?

At CareSouth we recognise that the work you do every day is what makes our organisation great. We want to reward that and be an organisation that you are proud to be a part of. 

To recognise the work you do we offer:

  • Concessional leave to be taken over Christmas period
  • Strong focus of professional development and training
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Above award rates and salary packaging options up to $15,990
  • 24/7 access to our eLearning system
  • Strong focus on work-life balance and self-care

Be BOLD and apply today by submitting a Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria and resume.

Applications close 24th May 2019

CareSouth welcomes applications from people with Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds. CareSouth is proud to be fully committed to safeguarding children, young people and people with a disability from abuse and neglect.

NOTE: All positions are subject to a Working with Children/Vulnerable Peoples Clearance and Satisfactory National Police History Check.

ENQUIRIES TO: Evette Cornwell 1300 554 260

Tayla Arneman
1300 554 260

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