WHS/RPP Advisor


Reference: 21913

Workplace Health and Safety, Respiratory Protection Program (WHS/RPP) Advisor
Fixed Term Position
12 month contract – 32 hours per week


The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.


Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.


The Workplace Health and Safety team is focussed on supporting the organisation to promote health and safety for all staff working at the Women's and to provide comprehensive services around Workplace Health & Safety and Injury Management.


Your contribution


As the WHS/RPP Advisor, you have will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the Workplace Health and Safety Management system, and the Respiratory Protection Program at the Women's.


Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:


  • Providing expert advice and comprehensive interventions to eliminate or mitigate health and safety risks.

  • Conducting training and education such as manual handling training, evacuation drills and workstation assessments.

  • Conducting fit testing, assisting with mask selection and availability and recording and reporting processes.

About you


To be successful within this role you will need to have:


  • Sound understanding of Respitory Protection principles and key issues in acute healthcare.

  • Understanding of relevant legislation and Australian Standards.

  • Demonstrated skills to effectively organise and plan in line with frameworks and methodologies

  • A collaborative consultative approach, with strong communication and interpersonal skills

Our offering


When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.


Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/


We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters.


The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.


Ready to make the move?


For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.


All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.