assistant state inspector in sydney

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sydney, new south wales
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Health & Return to Work (RTW), Psychosocial Services, SafeWork NSW

  • Do you have extensive knowledge and experience dealing with psychological health issues in the workplace?
  • Are you passionate about workplace health and safety?
  • Ongoing permanent roles

SafeWork NSW is the state’s workplace health and safety regulator. We focus on harm prevention and improving the work health and safety culture in NSW workplaces.

As an Assistant State Inspector working in the specialist Psychosocial Services Team, you will work with other Inspectors and NSW employers by providing technical advice, education and compliance services that contribute to the reduction of harm and improvements in the management of psychological health in the workplace.

In addition, you will actively participate in the development and implementation of strategic state-wide industry initiatives as they relate to psychological health in the workplace. You will also assist in the conduct of investigations in this field and where required, provide specialist advice regarding compliance with work health and safety legislation.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a minimum of ten units of competency from the Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection), and/or equivalent relevant qualification or above in a related field such as work health and safety, psychology or other relevant health sciences or human factors, and/or 3 years + industry experience.
  • Have superior knowledge and experience working with psychological health issues in the workplace to provide strategic leadership and expert advice on prevention and response activities
  • Have advanced communication skills to proactively engage and influence key industry stakeholders in relation to health and safety in workplaces
  • Have proficiency in managing complex work health and safety matters to achieve improved outcomes

IMPORTANT NOTE: We strongly encourage all candidates to read and familiarise themselves with the Applicant Information Guide. This guide contains critical information which will assist prospective candidates to apply for this role.

You will be rewarded with a great opportunity to apply your experience with your passion for workplace health and safety. You will:

  • Be provided with extensive training from our SafeWork NSW Registered Training Organisation.
  • Be part of SafeWork’s approach to workplace health safety and recovery at work
  • Be an integral part of the Psychosocial Services leadership team
  • Access flexible work conditions keeping within operational requirements

More importantly, you will contribute to SafeWork NSW’s focus on helping business prevent harm by continuing efforts to build a work health and safety culture across NSW.

To find out more about the role, including the Role Description, Information Guide and how to apply, please follow the link Any questions? Please contact: 1800 648 942 /

Location: Field based position. However, base office locations are Gosford, Baulkham Hills or Liverpool (negotiable with successful candidate)

Salary: Receive an attractive salary package along with packaged motor vehicle options. Salary range starting from $119,083 plus superannuation.

What we need from you:

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (no more than 5 pages) and a cover letter which addresses the focus capabilities of the role. Please include two (2) referees – one of which should be your current manager/supervisor

Closing date: 24 September 2018 (11.59pm)

Additional Information:

  • A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for future vacancies in roles with similar capability requirements.
  • The Department of Finance, Services and Innovation is an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability. At DFSI, we endeavor to make roles flexible. While these roles are advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake flexible work arrangements including on a part-time or job share basis.
  • For further help, tips and information on applying for a role in the NSW Public Service, please visit Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma