First listed on: 18 June 2024

 Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator


The Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Coordinator plays a critical role in ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and promoting a safe work environment within the organisation. They are responsible for implementing, coordinating, and monitoring occupational health and safety programs, policies, and procedures.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrate high levels of experience in continuous quality improvement, governance, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated experience in the successful implementation and planning of quality, safety and risk Coordination systems.
  • Undertake relevant data collection, monitor KPI’s and submit a monthly statistical report demonstrating progress towards improved social and emotional wellbeing in the Aboriginal community.
  • Report through an escalation process, any concerns that may place a client or their family at unacceptable risk.
  • Contribute to Policies and Procedures with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Ability to collect, analyse and identify themes related to quality and safety within MDAS and facilitate actions to address identified issues.
  • Verbal and written communication skills including the ability to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively across all MDAS locations.
  • Solve problems based on operational knowledge and experience, scanning for useful information, looking for underlying causes and suggesting corrective actions. Ability to use problem solving skills to develop systems throughout the organisation to meet compliance needs and internal / external stakeholder needs.
  • Take action to provide services that are inclusive of Aboriginal people and engage in learning about other cultures to better establish relationships and improve services.

Diploma in Health, Business, Risk Management, OH&S or equivalent relevant to the role.

Other Screening Requirements:

  • A current Driver’s License that allows you to drive in Australia.
  • A current Employee Working with Children Check card.
  • A current National Police Check.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate & Booster information or a valid medical exemption.

Applications for this position close Tuesday 2nd of July 2024.
**Previous applicants need not apply**

Applications must be accompanied by a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and a resume.
All applications must be submitted by the due date
Late applications will not be considered.

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