Specialist Health | Various QLD sites |

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Work type

Full Time, Part Time, Fixed Term

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

02 December 2019

Date closing

10 December 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

Currently BHP Coal has a number of positions available for Health Specialists across a number of sites in the Bowen Basin.Reporting to the Superintendent HSE Business Partnership we are seeking a Specialist Health to deliver a wide range of health services and initiatives. These roles are residential in the Bowen Basin. There are also opportunities for job share arrangements. This is a great opportunity to hone your health advisory skills as you gain exposure to a variety of HSE activities including:
  • Manage work and non-work related injuries and illness cases, including providing management advice on appropriate classification for reporting and investigation purposes
  • Provide expert advice and support in the delivery of the sites fitness to work plans and associated procedures
  • Provide expertise and direction for health promotion activities and site based initiatives
  • Create individual injury rehabilitation and suitable duties management plans
  • Provide strategic and operational support to onsite Contractor Medical Services and external Allied Health Services
  • Provide strategic and operational support to onsite Paramedics
  • Ensure accurate record keeping of all health and hygiene information and associated data
  • Provide onsite support for regulatory hygiene monitoring and health surveillance activities
  • Work collaboratively with the Health and Hygiene Analysis and Improvement team to deliver on key deliverables and embed business plan initiatives
  • Manage pre-placement and periodic medical process

About You

  • A health related tertiary qualification (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Exercise Physiology) is essential. 
  • Sound knowledge of QLD Mining Health Legislation & Workplace Health and Safety
  • Experience in a similar role within a large, structured organisation is highly desired.
  • 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
  • Previous exposure to the mining and minerals processing industries is preferable
  • Knowledge of relevant Health related legislation across Australia.

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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