Fixed Term
Melbourne
Close Date: 05/10/2018
REF: AMBdhs0918
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Director Health & Safety

Fixed Term
Melbourne
Close Date: 05/10/2018
REF: AMBdhs0918
  • Key leadership role
  • Build and nurture a zero harm culture

The Position

AV have undertaken to develop a safety first culture where the health, safety, wellbeing and capability of all staff is front and centre of all response action plans. AV are committed to becoming an organisation in which outstanding clinical performance and safety go hand in hand. The primary purpose of this role will be to implement the AV Health and Safety strategy and put the organisation on a pathway to building safety resilience. Programs will include manual handling, psychological injury and occupational violence.

Reporting to the Executive Director People and Culture, the appointee will have a strong technical background in WHS legislation and rehabilitation management with the proven ability to influence a team of experts and challenge the status quo.  Regarded as a natural leader the appointee will possess strong strategic and communication capabilities.

The Organisation

Ambulance Victoria (AV) is an emergency service that prides itself on giving patients the right care at the right place at the right time.  The leading edge clinical practice and lifesaving work of paramedics underpins the purpose of improving the health outcomes for the Victorian community. The services of Ambulance Victoria were born in the community and community remains at the heart of everything they do.  A recent organisational review has created a new operating model, with a number of key Director level roles identified as critical to ongoing service delivery.  As an employer of choice, AV provide flexible working opportunities.

For more information on the organisation visit: www.ambulance.vic.gov.au

To apply – please click on ‘Apply Now’ using reference Code AMBdhs0918, addressing your cover letter and resume to Lesley Lightfoot of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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