Safety and Wellbeing Advisor

Safety and Wellbeing Advisor

Job Title: Safety and Wellbeing Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Melbourne
Salary: $87,041 - $94,749 per annum + super
Reference: BR020520
Contact Name: Bryony Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 26, 2020 12:16

Job Description

Safety and Wellbeing Advisor

Public Sector People are working in partnership with Darebin City Council, who are now hiring an experienced Safety and Wellbeing Advisor to join their People and Development Department.
  • Band 6: $87,041 - $94,749 per annum + super
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Walking distance to Preston train station and tram stops
  • Access to onsite car parking
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Supportive, friendly, accessible, and inclusive culture at all levels
In this role you will be responsible for developing, maintaining and promoting the implementation of an organisational wide Safety Management System and positive health and safety culture; providing support and advice to improve safe systems of work, reduce and prevent workplace injuries.

Duties will include but not limited to:
  • Facilitating the review and development of Darebin’s Safety Management System and positive safety culture
  • Providing support and advice to leaders and staff to improve safe systems of work
  • Involvement and implementation of OHS programs, practices, and training, aimed at increasing awareness of OHS compliance
  • Maintaining and overseeing OHS and related practices to ensure a safe, healthy, and compliant working environment for Council employees, contractors, and visitors in accordance with legislative requirements
Requirements Include:
  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or substantial relevant experience
  • Experience in developing and implementing OH&S systems
  • Qualification in facilitating Workplace Assessment and Training is desirable
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Experience in workers compensation and return to work requirements.
  • Some experience with HR generalist practices is desirable
  • A current Victorian driver’s licence
  • A current Working with Children Card
Other Benefits include:
  • Social activities and social club membership, including free weekly yoga, free physiotherapy and gym sessions
  • Comprehensive health and wellbeing program available for all Darebin staff
  • Environmentally conscious: celebrating sustainable transport options to work
  • Inclusive work culture, across our diverse culture and communities including our LGBTI community
  • Recognition and inclusion of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Apply now with your resume including a cover letter. People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply.

For further information or to request a position description please contact Bryony Reid, Public Sector People on (03) 8535 3111 or email
Applications close Friday 12th June at 17:00.