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Business Partner - Workplace Health and Safety

Organisation Name Early Childhood Management Services (ECMS)
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2022-01-06
Job Type Part-time
Job Number 730819
  • Jan/Feb 2022 start, WFH and on site hybrid working model, full time or part time
  • Make every day count by enabling safe, high-quality, play-based learning
  • Suited to proactive candidates with a good working knowledge of health & safety


The Organisation

Early Childhood Management Services (ECMS) is a children’s services organisation that has been providing high quality and inclusive early learning and care for children, families and communities for 23 years. With over 60 kindergartens and childcare centres ECMS influences the lives of 6,500 children across Victoria each week. Every ECMS kindergarten and childcare centre is designed to reflect the needs of its local community and families, ensuring that children thrive in life.

Benefits & Culture
  • Work with experienced colleagues who are committed to positive outcomes for children
  • Flexible work from home opportunities within a high-trust working culture
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Career role in a progressive team
The Role

As the WHS technical expert you will operate within the Risk & Compliance Team, and working collaboratively across a range of other teams, to support our early learning centers and kindergartens on a range of WHS matters and ultimately improve WHS outcomes for the organisation.
You will also be responsible for;
  • Implement strategic and local improvement workplace health and safety plans
  • Manage workplace incident reporting system and lead the critical incident response
  • Provide coaching, advice and support for all matters concerning workplace health and safety to ensure appropriate positioning to meet obligations
  • Conduct workplace investigations, root cause analysis, risk assessments, hazard identification, ergonomic and manual handling assessments 

Skills Required
In addition to your sound working knowledge of health and safety, WHS  legislation and demonstrated experience implementing risk management systems within a team,
You will showcase;
  • Ability to lead an investigation and conduct root cause analysis
    Critically analyse data to reduce risk and identify systemic issues
  • Successful stakeholder relationship development, engagement and management
  • Coordination and management of the outsourced Return to Work provider
  • A proactive, preventative and collaborative approach to building and promoting a safe and healthy workplace culture.

If you want to play an important role in transforming an organisation to have greater impact on children and their families then please apply by submitting your cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume in MS Word format. Alternatively contact Anna Skeels in Melbourne on 03 8080 8976.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.