Specialist Health | Nickel West | Kalgoorlie

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

11 July 2019

Date closing

21 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

This is a great opportunity for a proactive, dynamic and highly astute professional to join our Health Safety and Environment team supporting the Nickel West assets.
We are seeking a Health Specialist to deliver a wide range of health services and initiatives. This role is residential in Kalgoorlie.  
This is a great opportunity to hone your health advisory skills as you gain exposure to a variety of HSE activities including:
  • Providing expert advice and support in the delivery of the sites fatigue, fitness for work, drug and alcohol, wellbeing and mental health plans and associated procedures;
  • Providing expertise and direction for health promotion activities and site based initiatives;
  • Providing strategic and operational support to Site Medic;
  • Ensuring accurate record keeping of all health and hygiene information and associated data;
  • Providing onsite support for regulatory and BHP hygiene monitoring and health surveillance requirements; and
  • Working collaboratively with the centralised HSE team to deliver on key deliverables and embed business plan initiatives.

About You

  • A health related tertiary qualification is essential.  Preferable degrees are Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology, or Hygiene however other health related professions are encouraged to apply, as the role scope can be adapted to suit the preferred candidate;
  • Sound knowledge of WA Mining Health Legislation;
  • Proven ability to influence;
  • Strong communication, organisational and time management skills and ability to work in a high performance team;
  • Genuine desire to help people and achieve solid outcomes;
  • Experience with MedGate (Cority) is beneficial but not essential;
  • Previous exposure to the mining and minerals processing industries is preferable;
  • Experience in a similar role within a large, structured organisation is highly desired; and
  • A willingness to undertake additional training to comply with required testing, including but not limited to WorkCover Audiometric Officer training, Spirometry, Ventilation Officer.

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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