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Occupational Health & Safety Manager - Public health

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 23 days ago
    Published on 27 Feb 2020

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  • Job no: 27014
  • Categories: Management and Executive, Management

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Permanent Ongoing Appointment
  • Full time - 76 hours per fortnight - including a Rostered Paid Day Off
  • Management/Administrative Worker Grade 6 - HS6
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits


The HR Services and Staff Welfare team reports through to the Executive Director, People & Culture. OHS staff work across The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham hospitals to support managers, Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and staff to fulfil their OHS obligations by providing leadership, strategic direction, systems, advice and assistance. Key areas of responsibility include occupational health and safety management systems, manual handling and ergonomics, workers compensation and return to work, emergency exercises and OHS training.


As the Manager of Occupation Health and Safety, you will work closely with the Director of HR Services and Staff Welfare to play a pivotal role in driving the occupational health and safety strategy across Alfred Health. You will utilise your strong leadership skills while working to develop a highly skilled team to enhance the department profile by providing strategic advice to staff and management on all aspects of occupational health and safety.


  • Tertiary qualifications in OHS
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
  • Significant experience in the design, implementation and review of OHS, claims management and rehabilitation systems, in a complex organisational setting.
  • Experience in managing risk factors associated with musculoskeletal injury.
  • Experience in managing budgets
  • Experience in leading a team of OHS professionals


  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
  • An on-site child care centre
  • Discounted on-site car parking
  • On-site gymnasium

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. 

For a confidential discussion please contact Sean Curtain - Director of HR Services and Staff Welfare on 03) 9076 2397 

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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  • Published on 27 Feb 2020, 11:14 PM