Work Health and Safety- Business Partner – Sydney Metro

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Sydney CBD
June 3, 2022

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the role:

As the WHS Business partner for Uniting’s Sydney Metro Operations you will be on the road for approximately 3 days and 2 days either in the office or working from home. We can be flexible, lets talk!

Our ideal candidate will have experience in a clinical governance setting, and be the kind of WHS professional that is driven to find real solutions that make sense, that matter and will make a difference to the safety and well being of our staff and our clients.

This is not a text book WHS Practitioner role! 

Reporting to the Head of WHS, Uniting is currently undertaking an organisation-wide review of our safety practice and as such we are looking for those who can partner with the business, implement change, and embed best practice.

AS WHS Business Partner you will implement WHS strategies, management systems and effective risk management processes across Uniting’s properties and facilities giving you a real sense of purpose as you will be on site meeting the people at the heart of Uniting – our incredible frontline staff!

Here’s a short summary of your day to day responsibilities

  • Support the business to continuously improvement safety performance through identifying and implementing practical solutions. 
  • Contribute to the identification of corrective actions arising from incidents, risk management and compliance assurance activities
  • Provide expert guidance to identify and implement effective risk controls and guide the implementation of those controls
  • Drive early intervention and reporting of safety hazards and incidents.

Ideal experience and skillset:

  • Interpret and practically apply WHS legislation, codes of practice and industry standards
  • Skilled at navigating a complex organisation, forging relationships, and managing through influence rather than direct authority as required
  • Observe and scan working environments, tasks and behaviours to identify risks or hazards and collaborate on effective solutions to day to day health and safety problems
  • Utilise problem solving techniques and various investigation methodologies to assist or facilitate the investigation of incidents, determine root cause(s) and required corrective action
  • Chance to deliver significant organisational change and improve outcomes

As WHS Business Partner this is a great opportunity to deliver significant organisational change, improve outcomes and work alongside a collaborative, innovative, inclusive and inspirational team! 

This full time permanent role with Uniting NSW & ACT has an amazing suite of benefits for your consideration:

  • Work with like-minded, dedicated, respectful people within an organisation that celebrates diversity
  • Salary Packaging benefits as an NFP – extra $15,900 as a tax free salary component + additional $2,650
  • Flexible working arrangements, exceptional career opportunities- Uniting actively promotes from within!
  • Superb technology, laptop, mobile phone, mileage reimbursement of 75c per kilometre
  • Excellent employee assistance program to support your wellbeing

For a comprehensive overview of this great role, please click on the link for the Position Description below

 WHS Business Partner – PD.pdf

All applications are reviewed upon receipt, please attach your CV and brief cover letter and apply today!

For all enquiries including salary range please feel free to contact Louise Massie on 0422 154 242 or by email at

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Uniting actively contributes to a safe and supportive working environment that is inclusive of all staff through celebrating their nationality, cultural background, LGBTI status, abilities, gender, age, and uniqueness.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which will include a national Police check, working with children check, working with vulnerable people check and reference checks.


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June 3, 2022

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