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  • 09/05/2024

Occupational Health Advisor (Newcastle, NSW, AU)

About the role

Reporting to the National Safety Manager, this role is responsible for the successful implementation of health promotion strategies and maintaining health services for InfraBuild businesses across the Newcastle district.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing professional allied health support / advice to key stakeholders to inform decisions relating to worker health and wellness, fitness for work, and injury management processes
  • Conducting formal workplace assessments of equipment and processes
  • Planning and scheduling Occupational Health Surveillance programs and processes
  • Conducting occupational health screening as part of medical examinations
  • Contributing to the development and coordination of strategies for the business health and wellbeing program
  • Managing relationships with medical and rehabilitation service providers
  • Managing the regular doctor’s clinic and providing direct support to the retained company GP and Physiotherapist

About your experience

You will be someone who values teamwork, safety and continuous improvement. You will have:

 

  • Allied Health Professional qualification (Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist) or Registered Nurse
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Demonstrated experience providing occupational health services for industry / manufacturing clients
  • Ability to conduct occupational health screenings including audiometry, vision, vital sign checks and urinalysis, drug and alcohol testing (qualifications desirable)
  • Ability to conduct workplace assessments / ergonomic assessments
  • Ability to provide professional advice/ training on occupational health issues including injury management, manual handling/ergonomics, healthy lifestyle and injury prevention.

About our team

InfraBuild’s Wire team is Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of wire products and services the Rural, Construction and Manufacturing sectors with manufacturing facilities in Newcastle, Geelong and Jindera. InfraBuild Wire includes go to market product brands, Waratah Fencing and Cyclone products, with national distribution through regional outlets supplying agricultural products including fencing, silos and hardware.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.