Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS862219
This is a permanent full-time position commencing ASAP
Wanneroo Secondary College (SC) is seeking to appoint a Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer to join their team.
The role of the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer is to provide school staff advice on work health and safety (WHS) issues. You will undertake investigations of workplace incidents and accidents. You will be required to contribute to the welfare of students, staff and volunteers by providing first aid as needed and within your level of training, experience, the Department’s provisions on first aid in the workplace and the relevant WHS Legislation. In addition, ensure records are completed and maintained for all injuries, illnesses incidents and accidents.
Wanneroo SC is an Independent Public School and has a highly committed teaching body and provides a wide range of subjects and courses in the eight learning areas. A diverse range of curriculum and extra curriculum activities is provided, including an ongoing commitment to strongly support pastoral care to promote and monitor student welfare.
The education program at Wanneroo SC is built around our vision of Star in your Future - 'Dream, Believe, Learn and Succeed'. A safe environment is fostered in which each student can develop and staff work closely with parents to support and encourage their child to become a responsible citizen. The school ethos supports and enhances the values of the home. The progress of every student is closely monitored, and a diverse range of excellent programs and initiatives are in place to ensure students can acquire the skills necessary to maximise their talents and potential.
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 WHS 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 Wanneroo Secondary College can be found by visiting wanneroosc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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For further job related information:
Please contact Brianna Pecnik, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 6401 9800 or emailing email@example.com
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)
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- Consent to a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and obtain a current Screening Clearance Number issued by the Department of Education’s Screening Unit prior to commencement of employment
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- Complete the Department’s induction program within 3 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 6 months of appointment and every 3 years thereafter
- Complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 5 March 2024
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.