Nurse, Person, Woman, Adult, Female, Hospital, Pen, Ring, Head, Face




Sleeve, Clothing, Long Sleeve, Person, Furniture, Pants, Female, Chair, Hand, Senior Citizen
Hospital, Clinic, Woman, Adult, Female, Person, Man, Male, Glasses, Operating Theatre
Person, Sitting, Couch, Furniture, Living Room, Indoors, Room, Patient, Flooring

Regional WHS Manager

  • Cardiff, NSW, Australia, 2285
  • Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Apr 7 2023
  • Progress with purpose at one of Australia’s largest health care providers
  • Get ahead with salary packaging, benefits and professional development in a supportive team environment
  • 18 months fixed term opportunity
  • Flexible Location - Newcastle, Sydney or QLD


About the role

The role of the Regional Workplace Health & Safety Manager is to ensure the effective implementation of the National Work Health and Safety program that supports the operational requirements of Calvary in New South Wales.

This role will assist in the management of Calvary’s Occupational Health and Safety and Work Cover Management programs; this role will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance including facilitation and oversight of the internal and external safety audit programs. Assisting in the development and implementation of safety initiatives and projects which contribute to improved safety and wellness; ensure we meet legal and compliance obligations in Safety, Health and Wellbeing; assisting in the management of WorkCover; and influencing the organisation to set best practice standards.

Some of the key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Facilitate and coordinate Work Health & Safety activities with an aim to ensuring reduction in harm related incidents and improved productivity and safety of staff; and involvement in client home assessments.
  • Participate and assist in planning, policy development, education and training which promotes a safe environment and work practices reflecting best practice by way of providing professional support to the Managers and supervisors in regards to Work Health Safety in addition to providing guidance, direction and advice to managers and employees.
  • Manage the WHS Action Plan with an aim to ensure corrective actions relevant to WHS are completed by staff in a timely manner.  
  • Surveillance of government directives with respect to OHS regulations and standards.  This includes participation, implementation and ongoing review of all work safety plans at all sites and facilities inclusive of pandemic and business continuity plans, fire evacuation plans, maintenance, access and other standards as applicable. 
  • Practice in accordance with Calvary and relevant government health policies and procedures, the position description, Calvary Code of Conduct and industrial agreements.  Specifically, Work Health and Safety Act (NSW) 2011; Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act (NSW) 1998 Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (QLD) or updated legislation as applicable.
About you


  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a WHS and RTW role and/or tertiary qualifications relevant to WHS or related discipline
  • A sound knowledge of WHS legislation and related Codes of Practice.
  • Experience delivering WHS training and managing WHS activities and projects.
  • Working knowledge of the principles of WHS Management Systems.
  • Strong experience in undertaking risk assessments and developing safe work procedures and auditing.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong people management, coaching and influencing skills.
  • Possess a current drivers licence.
For further information please contact Samuel Mpofu, National Recruitment Consultant on
Why work for Calvary?
At Calvary, our staff matter. 
Join our team, learn with purpose and drive positive impact in one of Australia’s largest healthcare providers across Public and Private Hospitals, Residential Aged Care and Home Care. 
With over 130 years’ experience and 18,000 staff and volunteers, we offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where you are valued, drawing on your own strengths, identity and background alongside a team of professionals who care for our patients, residents and clients.
Your benefits: 
  • NFP salary packaging benefits, discounted health insurance and gym memberships 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Training, development pathways and career opportunities
  • Flexible hours that make sense for you
Apply now to start your career in an organisation that is making a positive difference in the community.
Please note the following:
  • As part of the application process, you will be required to complete pre-employment checks which may include, but is not limited to reference checks, work rights, criminal history check, NDIS/WWCC/WWVP checks, and a health evaluation to ensure suitability for the role
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including influenza

Apply Now

Refer someone to this job

Not You?

Thank you

Similar Jobs

Recruitment Consultant

LCM Health Care Ltd [LCMHC] Aged Care 507716 Cardiff. Newcastle NSW Australia Cardiff, NSW, Australia, 2285. Newcastle, NSW, Australia NSW Human Resource & Recruitment
We have an exciting Opportunity for a Recruitment Consultant to join our team in Cardiff! On offer is a Fixed Term Part Time 12 Month Maternity Leave Cover Position!

Nursing Unit Manager - Palliative Care

CHC Newcastle Ltd [NEW] Hospitals Public 509307 Waratah NSW Australia Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298 NSW Nursing
We are seeking a Nursing Unit Manager who will lead our team of professional staff to help patients achieve dignity, comfort and maximise the quality of life for the patient, family and loved ones.

Didn't find what you are looking for? Register your interest to be kept up to date with job alerts!

Not You?

Thank you