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Safety Officer

We are looking for a safety officer within a permanent part time capacity working 24 hours per week over the span of Monday – Friday, onsite. 

The main responsibilites of this position are: 

  • Supporting the development of WHS policies and programs
  • Advising and instructing others on various safety-related topics
  • Conduct risk assessments and enforce preventative measures.
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation.
  • Initiate and organise WHS training of employees and executives.
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity and rectify/report.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy.
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management
  • Develop a Safety Management system
  • Investigate and report on incidents and put preventative measures in place to reduce risk of injury in the workplace e.g. policy, procedure, training, WHS committee, first aid officers.
  • Work with the HR Manager on workers compensation claims.
  • Run the end-to-end safety function of the business

The successful candidate must have: 

  • Proven experience as a safety officer or similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of safety legislation and requirements 
  • Ability to run the end-to-end safety function 
  • Bachelor degree in safety or certificate is desirable

The hours of the role will be flexible Monday- Friday but the hours of work must be from the office. 

We have a friendly, supportive, empowering culture at NHFH with benefits such as: 

  • Salary packaging 
  • Bonus scheme 
  • Training and development 
  • Staff rewards and events
  • Flexible working hours

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Erica Regan on eregan@newhavenfarm.org.au otherwise, if you think this is the role for you, do not hesitate to apply!

New Haven Farm Home (NHFH) are a SIL (Support Independent Living) service located in Freemans Reach NSW 2756. The company has been in operation for over 60 years providing support and living services to people with a disability. Our services allow the clients of New Haven Farm Home to live the lives they want, supported to experience greater independence and access to the community.