First listed on: 26 December 2017

Workplace Safety Business Partner

What can we offer you?
  • Career development
  • Work/life balance
  • A culture focussed on core values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment
What are we looking for?
  • Enthusiastic team members with a 'can-do' attitude
  • Commitment to outstanding customer service
  • Innovative thinkers who strive for excellence
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $93,099 - $110,422
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ12138
Entity: HealthShare NSW
Location: Chatswood

Where you’ll be working

HealthShare NSW provides support services to the NSW health system. An organisation of over 6,500 staff, our services include food and patient support, linen, patient transport, procurement and logistics, and financial and employee transactions. We are the largest provider of these services in Australia. For more information please visit

HealthShare NSW values diversity. 

If you are a person with disability and require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Disability Employment Leader on 02 8644 2232 or by

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and would like some more information about applying for a role within HealthShare NSW, please contact one of our Aboriginal Workforce Consultants on 1800 004 546 or by email

What you'll be doing

The Workplace Safety Business Partner is responsible for the provision of work health and safety knowledge and advice services to portfolio clients, using their work health and safety knowledge and skills to maintain a safe workplace, add value to business units and achieve performance in accordance with business and workforce performance expectations. 

You will be empowered to coach and advise our diverse business lines in your portfolio to meet our Work Health and Safety legislative requirements.

Benefits and rewards for this unique opportunity are:

  • Working in the heart of Chatswood with easy access to train station
  • Sweeping views of the city in all directions on Level 16 where you will be based in the Safety team
  • Attractive salary package
  • Direct report to Manager, Workplace Safety
  • Diverse business lines providing unique opportunity to expand safety knowledge
  • Accumulated day off per month
  • Portfolio can cover regional NSW area

Success means you need to be:

  • Passionate about workplace safety
  • Provide subject matter expertise on Work Health and Safety
  • Deliver exceptional customer service skills
  • Participate fully to meet deliverables
  • Enjoy working in a team environment

You will be asked to complete psychometric assessment (e.g. personality and cognitive abilities assessments) in the recruitment process for this position.

  • Experience in work health and safety management in a large diverse service industry organisation and/or relevant tertiary qualifications. This includes knowledge of current work health and safety legislation, regulations and code of practice, which at present includes: Work Health and Safety Act 2011 Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 WorkCover Codes of Practice
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing work health and safety management and compliance frameworks, including developing policies, systems, processes, auditing and monitoring of program.
  • Proven effectiveness in coaching and developing capability of staff and managers, particularly in the area of workplace safety and a safety culture, by fostering a performance based and customer focussed work culture.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and experience working in a high volume and demanding professional environment with a capacity to prioritise competing demands and achieve results within a customer focused approach.
  • Proven capacity to implement work health and safety initiatives including the capacity to plan, manage change, improve performance and project manage.
  • Sound analytical skills including the ability to analyse and interpret information, prepare written reports, deal with challenges creatively and achieve business workplace safety solutions.
  • Proven engagement, collaboration and negotiation skills, with the capacity to build, maintain & use relationships with customers and stakeholders.

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For role related queries or questions contact Julie Bourke on

Applications Close: 15 January 2018

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