Careers at the Brotherhood

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partner

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Work type: Maximum Term Full-Time
Location: Fitzroy
Categories: Occupational Health and Safety

We’re looking for a Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partner with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a 12 month Maximum Term basis, working 38 hours per week based in Fitzroy.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.

For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.



Provides business partnering to BSL on Health, Safety and Well-being (HSW) policy, procedures, programs, systems and practices. You will also develop, implement and monitor HSW programs across BSL.

You will:

  • Provide an exceptional level of internal customer service
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities relating to people experience policies, practice and procedures
  • Provide advice and support in HSW by coaching and supporting managers and employees on HSW matters such as emergency management, safe work practices and legislative requirements.
  • Provide support, guidance and assistance to managers in relation to return to work/stay at work activities, including workers compensation and non-work-related matters.



Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for an individual who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Strong consulting, negotiating and facilitation skills
  • The ability to build effective relationships and liaise across all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to develop and deliver HSW programs
  • Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of health and safety management systems
  • Knowledge of current legislation and practices
  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Certificate IV) in Occupational Health and Safety or related field
  • Customer service focused
  • Highly-developed administration, computer skills and competency in Microsoft Programs

Highly desirable skills

  • Highly proficient in the use of the QuickClaims/QuickSafe management systems
  • Tertiary qualifications in Personal Injury Management/OHS



Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay

Career development opportunities

Leave loading of 17.5%

Flexible working arrangements



BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.

If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Amanda Norton on 0490 490 328 for a confidential discussion.

To view the position description, please click here.

Applications close: Wednesday, 28 September 2022 at 11:55 PM 


We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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