Occupational Health Safety and Wellbeing Lead

Wellbeing, safety and respect for all children and families is the Cafs (Child and Family Services) vision. Cafs care about their people and following an exciting period of change and growth, they are seeking an experienced Occupational Health Safety and Wellbeing Lead to join their team. With a focus on driving a culture of safety and wellbeing, you’ll work collaboratively across the organisation to support Cafs’ people to take ownership of their own health, safety and wellbeing through a range of contemporary initiatives and training.

Your key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Designing, implementing and maintaining Cafs Safe System of Work
  • Partnering with the business to provide support, advice and assistance regarding health, safety, injury management for work and non-work related matters
  • Ensuring all physical and psychosocial health safety and wellbeing activities are established, delivered and maintained in accordance with relevant standards, legislation and funding requirements
  • Provide operational assistance as required in relation to injury management, return to work and Workcover
  • Develop and facilitate training for employees in a range of formats to enhance awareness, ownership and management of occupational health safety and wellbeing matters

This role requires an experienced occupational health safety and wellbeing professional who holds qualifications in a relevant field and can demonstrate a proven background in a similar type role. A Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and a Worksafe RTW Accreditation will be advantageous. Success in this role requires a proactive, collaborative and outcomes focused approach. You will be confident in leading, influencing and educating others to work towards achieving a common goal and you’ll be able to build relationships, demonstrate empathy and communicate effectively. A high attention to detail, a structured process driven approach and analytical abilities are required to ensure a commitment to compliance requirements.

In return you will be offered a rewarding salary with the benefits of salary packaging. Cafs are a family friendly workplace and live and breath their values of respect, collaboration, innovation and integrity.

Cafs is proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity organisation. We embrace it, value it, celebrate it and support it for the benefit of our employees, our volunteers, our service users and our community. We welcome applications from a range of people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, People with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Inspired? For further information and a copy of the Position Description, please contact Ange Connor on 0407 833 152 or [email protected]

 Applications close on Thursday 28th May at 5pm and can be submitted to [email protected]