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Assistant Director Safety, Health And Recovery

NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services - Darwin, NT

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Job description

Agency NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services Work unit Safety, Health and Recovery Unit

Job title Assistant Director Safety, Health and Designation Senior Administrative Officer 1


Job type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $123,559 - $138,034 Location Darwin

Position number 9229 RTF 209203 Closing 05/04/2021

Contact Dale Blewitt, Assistant Director Employee Relations on 08 8985 8970 or dale.blewitt@pfes.nt.gov.au

About the agency www.pfes.nt.gov.au

Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=209203

Information for applicants – Inclusion and diversity and Special measures

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all

diversity groups to apply for vacancies and accommodates people with disability by making reasonable workplace adjustments. If

you require an adjustment for the recruitment process or job, please discuss this with the contact officer. For more information

about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be

granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective:
The Assistant Director provides strategic advice, support and coordination of safety, health and recovery programs, to reduce

the cost and impact of work-related related accidents and injuries, as well as the administration and management personal injuries

and conditions.

Context statement:
The ideal applicant will have ability to operate in a legislatively complex environment, where there are multiple and competing

agendas and the ability to network and collaborate across a range of stakeholders.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Strategic leadership and direction of the Safety, Health and Recovery Unit.
  • Design, development, implementation and review of work health and safety (WHS) management systems to ensure
communication, consultation, cooperation and conformance, to achieve compliance with WHS legislation.

  • Provision of high level analytics to the Executive to identify current and emerging trends in relation to WHS and injury
management and organisational performance.

  • Provision of high level advice, support and guidance to the NTPFES Executive across a range of complex WHS, work-related
and non-work-related illness/injury and inability/invalidity retirement matters.

  • Design, develop and support targeted training and education activities, policies and procedures to ensure governance and
accountability relating to WHS, workers compensation, personal leave and illness and injury management.

  • Instruct and advise the insurer and legal practitioners on strategies to resolve long term, complex and litigated workers
compensation claims.

Selection criteria:
1. Demonstrated, high level experience in the management of complex WHS matters, including the ability to provide succinct

advice to the Executive and workforce in relation to duties and obligations under WHS legislation.

2. Demonstrated, high level experience in the management of complex work/non-work-related illness and injury, inability,

invalidity and the capability to provide succinct advice to Executive and the workforce in relation to legislated duties and

obligations under return to work and employment legislations.

3. Demonstrated ability to provide high-level analytics relating to WHS and illness and injury management, to assist the

Executive identify and respond to current and emerging trends and improve organisational compliance and performance.

4. Demonstrated high level leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and influence stakeholders, to achieve

appropriate outcomes and to ensure successful consultation and negotiation on complex, controversial and litigious matters.

5. Demonstrated high level communication (written and verbal) skills with the ability to identify and adjust to the level of

communication to the target audience.

6. Current Northern Territory Drivers licence, or ability to obtain.

1. Tertiary Qualifications in Work Health and Safety and/or Injury Management.

2. High level skills and experience in the use of Microsoft Office suite of programs, with advanced MS Excel skills an advantage.

Further information:
The successful applicant must consent to a check by Police of criminal records and intelligence data to confirm they have no

significant criminal history. Travel in light aircraft may be required in the performance of this role.