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WHS Business Partner

Apply now Job no: 990413
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Work Health Safety & Injury Management

  • Permanent full time
  • Location: Sydney
  • Hybrid | WFH | Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary $120K + super with salary packaging benefits 
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need


Life at Mission Australia

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose


Your Opportunity

You will be working in the National WHS team which is part of our People and Culture (P&C) team. The P&C team provides guidance and support on all aspects of employment at Mission Australia to ensure all employees enjoy a supportive, harmonious workplace environment.

The WHS team are a team of dedicated professionals that support managers, leaders and their workforces through the provision of subject matter advice and guidance, driving effective risk management processes and advocating the use of the Mission Australia WHS system.

You will have an opportunity to use your strong communication and collaboration skills across all levels within the organisation to positively influence culture change and make our workplaces safer for all.

Reporting to the National Manager, Work Health Safety and Wellbeing, your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Support the business through continuous improvement of safety performance
  • identify and support the implementation of practical solutions for the business and coach/ influence managers and leaders positively in this aspect
  • Interpret and practically apply WHS legislation, codes of practice and industry standards
  • Communicate any changes in best practice and legislation to internal stakeholders
  • Develop and facilitate WHS training and education programs on safety practices
  • Present WHS information, data and statistics to monthly state area manager meetings
  • Connect with and support site based HSR’s within your areas/ states
  • Review online incident reporting and work with sites to ensure they meet standards
  • Action health and safety audits and inspections, identify potential hazards/ risks


Requirements for Success

  • Relevant qualification/s in WHS (Diploma WHS minimum)as well as extensive experience in a similar role
  • Experience developing Work Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Experience in Root cause analysis, audits and writing related reports
  • Demonstrated experience in developing presentations and training programs
  • Proven ability to engage and work collaboratively, and influence key stakeholders
  • Current driver’s license and evidence of COVID-19 vaccination

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks.


Our culture 

Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.  We’re committed to the safety and wellbeing of each other and the people we serve. We recognise and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you’re skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia. 

Find out more about a career with Mission Australia

If you need support to submit your application, please email


Your benefits 

  • Rewarding work – every day you know you’re making a real difference 
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via AccessPay)  
  • Generous discounts with health insurance and major retailers  
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support


How to apply 

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘Apply for this job’ and send your cover letter and resume today. As a committed Circle Back Initiative employer, we will respond to your application.

For more information, feel free to view the Position Description via  WHS Business Partner.docx  For further information regarding working with us, visit Working for Mission Australia.


Applications will be shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you.

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Application close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Founding Purpose - 'Inspired by Jesus Christ, Mission Australia exists to meet human need and to spread the knowledge of the love of God'