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Manager, Health, Safety and Well being

Organisation : Yooralla

Location : Australia (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : HR & Employment Services

Sector : Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 4 Feb, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Yooralla

The Organisation

Join one of the oldest, largest and most reputable not for profit organisation supporting people with disability of all ages and needs across Victoria.  Our broad range of services includes long and short term accommodation alternatives, in home support, therapy, attendant care, assistive technologies, employment, education, recreation, training and practical skills for daily living.

About the role

The Role

Reporting to the executive Director, People and Culture, the Manager, Health Safety and Wellbeing is responsible for strategic design and operational implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of management systems to ensure legal compliance and continuing development of Yooralla’s Occupational Health and Safety, Emergency Management and Injury Management (Work Cover insurances and return to work) functions.  Critical to the role is collaboration with colleagues in the People and Culture team, Yooralla managers and employees to deliver an environment that supports the safety, health and well being of all customers, families, carers and employees.

The Applicant:

The preferred applicant will possess:

  • Extensive experience in OHS at strategic and operational levels
  • Experience in Work Cover premuim management
  • Demonstrated leadership and staff management skills
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, codes of practice and standards applicable to the workplace, including any regulations
  • Proven initiative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Current driver’s licence to drive in Australia
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications is desirable

The offer

  • An attractive remuneration package with excellent salary packaging tax benefits
  • Excellent central CBD location
  • Flexible working hours with the ability to work in the office and at home
  • A rewarding career in a growing service sector
  • Supportive team environment with a strong record of employee engagement

How to apply

Position Description : HSWB Manager PD 2022 (002)

For further information please contact David Thorsen, Executive Director, People and Culture, via email

Please visit our website to access a copy of the position description and to apply for this vacancy.

We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.

Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as NDIS Worker Screening Check, Police Records Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children Check, Reference Checks and AHPRA Registration Check. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. We are committed to child safe standards and Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.



Please quote in application: Manager, Health, Safety and Well being via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #HR_and_Employment_Services
Sector: #Disabilities

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