Job Category: Administration

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 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.