Exciting management role within the disability sectorCombine your high level administrative skills with leadership capabilitiesMudgee based opportunity – come enjoy the lifestyle living in the top tourism town in NSW!Lifeskills Plus is a disability service provider located in the beautiful Mid-Western regional town of Mudgee, 3.5 hrs drive west of Sydney. We are a well established and highly regarded not for profit service provider for people with a disability.Our Lifeskills Plus vision is to empower individuals to achieve with dignity and respect and to have choice and take control as they achieve their goals.We are currently seeking an experienced Head of Health, Safety and Training to join our team in a full time capacity. In this role, you’ll report to the Operations Manager, and play an active part in the overall leadership of the organisation. As leader of a small team of professionals, you’ll be responsible for the effective provision of WHS advice, service and support to the organisation, as well as for all facets of compliance, training delivery and training assessment. Your role will include:Driving WHS, Compliance and Quality best practice across the business through systems, training, consultation, and auditingLeading, coaching and mentoring the Lifeskills teams in the development of safety leadership skills and behavioural attributes to drive a resilient culture and continuously achieve better practice safety performanceLeading and managing the implementation of safety policy, programs, standards and safety initiatives within these business divisions, ensure standards and practices are consistent across each team and aligned with the industry / regulatory requirements.Proactively overseeing compliance, risk management and auditing processes throughout the organisationDeveloping relationships and work with people with a disability and their families, applying a person-centred approach to promote the inclusion and participation of people with disability to exercise choice and control over their life decisions.You will be an organised self-starter who will utilise your qualifications and previous experience in Health, Safety and Training are relevant, compliant and effective, whilst planning and implementing new programs. You will have proven ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritise workload and work to budgets and deadlines. A high level of computer literacy skills is essential. You’ll also be a proven people leader and be able to mentor, coach and develop our team across all functions within the business. Ideally, you’ll have a background and previous experience in either disability services, health or similar. As part of this role, you will be required to successfully complete a NDIS Worker Screening Check and other screening checks as required.At Lifeskills Plus we offer the opportunity for you to develop and hone your skills in a supportive environment, as well as an ability to lead and nurture others within the team.  We’re an organisation that has strong Team Values and acknowledges and rewards exceptional performance. You’ll be paid a competitive salary, and have the opportunity to access a range of salary sacrifice options.Interested? Forward your current resume and a cover letter indicating why this role appeals via the link below!Applications for this position close on Friday 19th August 2022.HR Success is managing this recruitment activity on behalf of Lifeskills Plus. No agencies, please. 100000 AUD Mudgee 2850

Head of Health, Safety and Training

  • Exciting management role within the disability sector
  • Combine your high level administrative skills with leadership capabilities
  • Mudgee based opportunity – come enjoy the lifestyle living in the top tourism town in NSW!

Lifeskills Plus is a disability service provider located in the beautiful Mid-Western regional town of Mudgee, 3.5 hrs drive west of Sydney. We are a well established and highly regarded not for profit service provider for people with a disability.

Our Lifeskills Plus vision is to empower individuals to achieve with dignity and respect and to have choice and take control as they achieve their goals.

We are currently seeking an experienced Head of Health, Safety and Training to join our team in a full time capacity. In this role, you’ll report to the Operations Manager, and play an active part in the overall leadership of the organisation. As leader of a small team of professionals, you’ll be responsible for the effective provision of WHS advice, service and support to the organisation, as well as for all facets of compliance, training delivery and training assessment. Your role will include:

  • Driving WHS, Compliance and Quality best practice across the business through systems, training, consultation, and auditing
  • Leading, coaching and mentoring the Lifeskills teams in the development of safety leadership skills and behavioural attributes to drive a resilient culture and continuously achieve better practice safety performance
  • Leading and managing the implementation of safety policy, programs, standards and safety initiatives within these business divisions, ensure standards and practices are consistent across each team and aligned with the industry / regulatory requirements.
  • Proactively overseeing compliance, risk management and auditing processes throughout the organisation
  • Developing relationships and work with people with a disability and their families, applying a person-centred approach to promote the inclusion and participation of people with disability to exercise choice and control over their life decisions.

You will be an organised self-starter who will utilise your qualifications and previous experience in Health, Safety and Training are relevant, compliant and effective, whilst planning and implementing new programs. You will have proven ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritise workload and work to budgets and deadlines. A high level of computer literacy skills is essential. 

You’ll also be a proven people leader and be able to mentor, coach and develop our team across all functions within the business. Ideally, you’ll have a background and previous experience in either disability services, health or similar. As part of this role, you will be required to successfully complete a NDIS Worker Screening Check and other screening checks as required.

At Lifeskills Plus we offer the opportunity for you to develop and hone your skills in a supportive environment, as well as an ability to lead and nurture others within the team.  We’re an organisation that has strong Team Values and acknowledges and rewards exceptional performance. You’ll be paid a competitive salary, and have the opportunity to access a range of salary sacrifice options.

Interested? Forward your current resume and a cover letter indicating why this role appeals via the link below!

Applications for this position close on Friday 19th August 2022.

HR Success is managing this recruitment activity on behalf of Lifeskills Plus. No agencies, please.

  • Posted Date 26 Jul 2022
  • Location Mudgee
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Human Resources & Recruitment
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided