Paramedic & Emergency Services Officer | Kwinana

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

09 July 2019

Date closing

23 July 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market and will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries.
Our Kwinana operation is located 30 kilometers south of the Perth and currently we have a great opportunity for an experienced Paramedic & Emergency Service Officer to join the HSE team.  In this role you will be responsible for the following:
  • Providing medical treatment to employees and contractors in line with the Clinical Practice Guidelines;
  • Provision of on-site injury management in line with current process and Procedures;
  • Co-ordinating day-to-day activities of the medical centre;
  • Maintaining accurate data entry into medical database Cority to ensure timely injury illness reporting is established;
  • Liaising with key stakeholders to ensure timely provision of treatment, recovery and ongoing work capacity during the injury management process;
  • Collecting documentation required to support injury classification;
  • Maintaining all medical equipment, including equipment calibration and ordering stock;
  • Co-ordinating and facilitating training of Emergency Response team in all aspects of emergency response as per site ER training schedule;
  • Managing ERT equipment inspections and maintenance;
  • Developing confined space and working at height rescue plans;
  • Conducting field leadership to verify rescue plans and emergency response plans are in place and effective;
  • Providing Emergency Response and medical advice;
  • Maintaining  up to date emergency response documentation;
  • Administrating ERT Volunteer recruitment and retention strategy; and
  • Managing gas testing equipment utilised by Emergency Response.

About You

It is essential that you have an Diploma of Paramedical Science and are registered (or eligible to be registered) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, as well as possessing either a Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency or Fire Fighting) or Certificate III in Mines Emergency Response.  Your communication and organisational skills will be strengths, as will your ability to facilitate training and .  Previous experience in mining, plant, refinery, smelting or similar industrial environments would be beneficial. 
This position is offered on a 7/7 day roster. 

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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