Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS748422
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2022.
Do you have the passion and skills to promote Safety and Wellbeing in our school?
Rossmoyne Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer to join our Student Central team.
This role requires the successful applicant to contribute to the welfare of students, staff and volunteers by providing first aid as needed and within their level of training, experience, the Department’s provisions on first aid in the workplace and the relevant Occupational Safety and Health Legislation. The successful applicant will seek to contribute to the planning, development, promotion, implementation and evaluation of schools health and wellbeing programs and frameworks.
This position will require the successful applicant to provide advice to school staff on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) issues, ensure records are completed and maintained for injuries, illnesses, incidents and accidents and undertake analysis of data and trends related to injuries, incidents and hazards. They will assist with developing plans to reduce the risk of injury and harm. The successful applicant would ideally possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work individually and with the team to ensure the best possible outcomes are achieved.
As one of the first Independent Public Schools in Western Australia, Rossmoyne SHS is one of the nation’s leading schools. Our students annually achieve outstanding levels of academic excellence. We provide outstanding visual and performing arts and sports programs, exciting opportunities in vocational education, and strong pastoral care. Our culture is described by staff and community as positive, professional, inclusive, dynamic and with a focus on excellence. Our students are very proud of the positive reputation of our school. They find the school diverse, progressive and filled with opportunities for growth. They feel a sense of belonging and support each other to balance competition and cooperation to achieve positive outcomes for all.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):
- well developed project management skills with the ability to develop, implement and evaluate health and wellbeing programs.
- knowledge and understanding of OSH legislation, policy and practices
- relevant knowledge and expertise in First Aid and associated qualifications
- well developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with staff at all levels and in emergency situations
- well developed computer application skills, including a working knowledge of word processing and development and maintenance of databases and spreadsheets
Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Rossmoyne Senior High School can be found by visiting rossmoyne.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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For further job related information:
Please contact Michelle Price, Human Resources Manager, by telephoning (08) 9235 1617 or emailing Michelle.Price@education.wa.edu.au
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV of up to four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Eligibility and training requirements
Employees will be required to:
- Hold a current certificate in Occupational First Aid (HLTSS00027)
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
- Complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces (www.wa.gov.au)
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 27 May 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.