Safety Advisor


Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.
Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.
This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.
About the Role

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Function as an effective Safety Advisor allocated to supporting seamless strategic, tactical and operational Health and Safety advice within a large healthcare environment.

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Contribute to the development and support the drive of an effective, durable and contemporary health and safety governance framework, strategy and culture to meet Hospital and Health Service needs, ensuring compliance measures are addressed (e.g. Work Health and Safety and Workers Compensation legislation, Australian Council on Healthcare Standards).

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Strong communication skills that maintain effective professional and consultative relationships, that builds knowledge, develops skills, values differences with stakeholders and local team members with an ability to manage challenges with integrity, tact and diplomacy.

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Coordinate, manage and provide support and advice to all stakeholders through the investigation of serious accidents and incidents.

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Analyse and report on data relating to incidents and injuries, audit and inspection processes. Identify and implement strategies that will manage risk and reduce workplace injury/illness across MNHHS.

Job ad reference number: MN336940 Close date: 19 February 2020
Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
Why work for us?
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers
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