First listed on: 16 April 2024

Senior Health, Safety & Wellbeing Partner

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $106,142 - $125,241 per annum plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition IDREQ479798
Application Close: Sunday 28 April 2024

Benefits of Working with us:
  • Up to 12 allocated days off each year (for full-time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Salary packaging options – up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal entertainment + Novated leasing for eligible employees
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
What you'll be doing

The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

This position acts as a focal point for Health and Safety (WHS) matters and provides leadership and advisory services to support managers, leaders, executives and all health workers across South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD), in meeting safety compliance obligations and strategic direction.  A key focus of this role is to collaborate and partner with our people to promote, implement, maintain, review and continuously improve the SESLHD WHS Management System.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Relevant qualifications in WHS (minimum Certificate IV in WHS) or related discipline or relevant equivalent work experience, or a combination of study and work experience
  2. Experience in developing, implementing and delivering training material and/or instructional/educational programs for an adult learning environment - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is highly regarded
  3. Extensive working knowledge and experience in Work Health and Safety legislation, State Regulatory Authority Guidelines, Codes of Practice, and ISO 45001:2018 WHS Management System Standard, including implementing safety management systems
  4. Demonstrated high level experience and skills in leading and conducting safety incident investigations and safety management system audits, with completion of quality and/or safety lead auditor training
  5. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others, and prepare a high standard of reporting, presentations and educational material at a management level
  6. Customer focused, high level negotiation and influencing skills, and ability to build and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to meet competing priorities and performance expectations
  7. Highly motivated, agile and resilient, with ability to work to tight deadlines, changing or competing priorities, within a challenging, complex environment, and varying stakeholders with differing perspectives and expectations
  8. Current drivers licence (with ability and willingness to travel throughout SESLHD, consistent with the demands of the position and customer needs)

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Wendy Hope on

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates and we have an Aboriginal Employment Consultant that can provide support. If you have any questions or would like guidance on the recruitment process, please contact the SESLHD Aboriginal Employment Team via email to:

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