The Health & Safety Leader for Lifewise Trust Rotorua is responsible for overseeing the health and safety of all Lifewise Rotorua services.
This includes; work sites, workforce, visitors, contractors, consumers and whanau / family that access support.
WHO YOU REPORT TO
You will be employed by Lifewise and report to the Operations Leader of Lifewise Rotorua.
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WHAT YOU'RE RESPONSIBLE FOR
Provide effective health and safety leadership while actively contributing to the wider strategic leadership of Lifewise Rotorua
Create Health & Safety policies and procedures that align with current legislation and best practice models
Maintain an effective internal auditing system that contributes to retention of accreditation and business
Create Hazard and Incident identification lists and registers for all services
Educate and train staff in managing workplace risks and appropriate responses
Record and investigate incidents and injuries, and equipment damage
Support injured staff to return to work
Prepare reports on safety performance
WHAT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED
Extensive experience in the Health & Safety environment
Health & Safety qualification (Australia or New Zealand) or willing to attain
Current First Aid Certificate
Mental Health & Addictions Qualification Level 4 or above
Understanding of Work Safe policies, guidelines and procedures
Understanding of Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) procedures
Comprehension of the Health & Safety in Employment Act New Zealand
Comprehension of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Act
Comprehension of the Health and Disability Code of Rights