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Respiratory Protection & Safety Advisor

Private Company - Vincent, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Best practice implementation
  • Part Time, Permanent 16 hours per week

About the Company
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department
The Work, Health and Wellbeing Department has specialists for OHS, patient manual handling, aggression prevention, respiratory protection, emergency management, employee wellbeing, and injury management. With strong support from the organisation executive the team works closely together to continuously improve the safety and wellbeing of all employees.

About the Role
You will keep our people safe by assisting with the implementation of the SVHM Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) and undertaking other associated activities as part of the organisation's health, safety and wellbeing program.


The classification for this position will be HS4 ($83,567 per annum) pro rata.

Duties

  • Undertake respiratory mask fit testing, meeting the requirements of the Department of Health, SVHM and the associated Australian Standards (training will be provided)
  • Provide instruction and education regarding respiratory risk
  • Support the administration and implementation of the SVHM Respiratory Protection Program​
  • Undertake OHS activities to support the health and safety management system
  • Educate workers to eliminate, or if not reasonably practicable, to minimise respiratory risk

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in health or science e.g. Health and Safety, Occupational Hygiene, Nursing, Allied Health, Respiratory Science, Applied Science
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently apply a methodology to achieve a high quality and consistent approach
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven data management / reporting capability and proficient computer skills
  • Highly developed verbal communication skills

Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park

Application

  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.