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Consultant - Work Health and Safety (521254)

Tasmanian Government

Job Description

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community.  We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Hours/Period of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day work working 76 hours per fortnight to commence as soon as possible. Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant. 


As a member of the Work Health and Safety team:
• Assist in the development and coordination of the implementation of the Work Health and Safety (WH&S) Management System.
• Provide specialist advice and support to the all levels of the organisation in relation to the management of strategic and operational WH&S issues.
• Undertake high level risk assessments and educate and support management in undertaking risk assessments and investigations while engendering cultural change, to adopt a proactive stance to safety.
• Develop partnerships with internal and external stakeholders in WH&S and influence strategy, policy and promotion of WH&S by gaining support for programs of significance to the Agency.

Essential Requirements
  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:

a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements
  • Relevant Qualifications in Work Health and Safety
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience and qualifications in Work Health and Safety System auditing

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.
Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents
 Generic Consultant - Work Health and Safety Band 6 (February 2021).pdf
 Generic Consultant - Work Health and Safety Band 6 (February 2021).docx
 THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
 THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply
Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:
 Application for Employment (PDF).pdf
 Application for Employment (Word).docx


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources 
PO Box 1963

For more information
Noel Reid
Director - Work Health and Safety
Email: *********
Phone: 03 6166 2*** 

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