WHS Advisor

Welcome to Lutheran Care. We are an energetic, forward thinking and values driven not for profit organisation, providing support to people who need it most.

Lutheran Care provides community services in South Australia and Northern Territory through a range of programs. We support communities through responding to the needs of individuals and families, community development, learning opportunities, accommodation and disability support. Current programs include emergency relief, financial counselling, family support and education, foster care, homelessness and housing and, NDIS disability services. Lutheran Care is committed to reducing barriers encouraging inclusion and participation in the community of people all ages, genders, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and those with a disability.

We are currently seeking an experienced WHS Advisor to join our team.

This is where you come in! 

The wellbeing of our service users and staff is core to our operations and we’re looking for an experienced WHS Advisor to help us achieve that.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the field of WHS, including knowledge of relevant legislation, standards, and best practices. You will play a pivotal role in implementing and maintaining our company’s health and safety policies and procedures whilst providing high-level advice and support on a broad range of health, safety and wellbeing matters.

In addition, you will be visiting sites and collaborating with a wide range of team members in order to deliver safe work practices. You are someone who can train others in safe practices to get buy-in across our organisation.You should also have excellent communication skills, be able to work collaboratively with others, and have a strong attention to detail.

At Lutheran Care, we are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive workplace where our employees feel valued and appreciated. If you are passionate about WHS and want to work in a warm, friendly, and flexible work environment, then we would love to hear from you.

In this role, you will:

  • Implement and maintain our company’s WHS policies and procedures
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards and risks and implement appropriate control measures
  • Develop and deliver training programs to educate employees on WHS best practices
  • Investigate incidents and accidents and make recommendations for improvements
  • Work closely with the management team to identify and implement WHS initiatives
  • Keep up-to-date with relevant legislation and best practices

Salary Packaging:

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows Public Benevolent Institutions (PBI), such as Lutheran Care, to offer special tax concessions. Through salary packaging, these concessions allow an employee to increase their take-home pay.

To Apply:

For details about Lutheran Care, please browse our website. You can also check us out on our Lutheran Care Facebook page. To access our Job Description, please click on the above link.

For any queries regarding this position, please contact careers@lutherancare.org.au

All applications must include a Cover Letter and current Resume.

Only applications submitted via Seek, will be accepted. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team environment, within a progressive, customer-focused organisation.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a NDIS Workers Screening Check, a DHS Working With Children Check, a National Police clearance as well as a current Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate (we can help you access these). You must hold a current and unrestricted South Australian Drivers License and possess a registered roadworthy vehicle available for work use (employees reimbursed for work travel). In addition, the successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or a medical exemption. 

Lutheran Care is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and those from culturally diverse communities. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close Wednesday May 3 2023 at 9.00am