HR / OH&S Adviser (Generalist. Full-time)

Melbourne, South-Eastern suburbs

HR / OH&S Adviser opportunity at innovative Melbourne residential aged care provider

HR Adviser with strong focus on return-to-work and OH&S
Fuel card offered as this is a multi-site operation position
Exciting career progression opportunity with plans for expansion and growth

A Victorian-based residential aged care provider, operating four homes with 282 beds, in the south-eastern suburbs, Lifeview prides itself on not only the care of its residents but also the award-winning lifestyle programs it delivers - it’s all about overall quality of life. We are proudly innovative, inclusive and Rainbow Tick accredited.

We have number of exciting new developments in the pipeline, including Lifeview Marigold a LGBTIQ and friends home in Prahran.  All new developments feature innovative technologies and designs, with a focus on improving resident wellness and outcomes.

Lifeview’s vision is upheld by implementing our four L.I.F.E. Principles:  Laugh, Integrity, Focus and Engage, which create our culture of encouraging social interaction and enjoyment within a warm and caring environment.

Lifeview is looking for a motivated, dedicated and proactive HR Coordinator – Generalist with strong focus on Return to Work Coordination & OH&S to join our team and eager to grow and develop.

Your hours will be filled with rewarding moments as you enhance the lives of residents. Your “can do” attitude and willingness to commit to our L.I.F.E principles will ensure success in this role.

About the role:

  • This is not a Hybrid position.
  • Drive and manage OH&S and the OH&S Committee.
  • Be the first point of contact for HR / ER queries.
  • Process and manage Workers Compensation claims for Lifeview
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of generalist HR Functions and duties
  • Provide advice and assistance to injured staff and managers / supervisors on the return to work and injury management process
  • Maintain contact with injured staff, supervisors and treating medical practitioners and other stakeholders to monitor progress of a claim against the agreed return to work goal
  • Liaise with the insurer with regards to development of Injury Management Plans and operational aspects of the claim
  • Provide advice and assistance to Managers of OH&S requirements across the sites.
  • Provide HR administrative support.
  • Assist the Executive Manager – People & Culture with various projects
  • Assist with all internal and external HR / ER related inquiries or requests.
  • Assist with corporate recruitment process by identifying candidates, performing reference checks and issuing employment contracts.
  • Perform orientations for new corporate staff.
  • Research and assist with HR strategy planning
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices.
  • Assist the Payroll Officer in PIAWE calculations
  • Develop, Implement and negotiate injury management plans and monitoring their progress
  • Provide advice and assistance to Managers of HR and OH&S requirements across the sites.
  • Attend case conferences and or conciliations with the Executive Manager – People & Culture and other key stakeholders as required.
  • Perform any other duties as required and as appropriate for the incumbent’s level of competence

The Person:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in processing and managing Workers Compensation claims
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Generalist HR
  • Relevant formal qualifications
  • Sound Knowledge on OH&S legislation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply Award and relevant Agreements
  • Pursues work with passion, energy and need for completion
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to build trust and respect among staff members
  • Organises and prioritises work
  • Takes responsibilities for actions
  • Deliver services accurately and on time
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft packages, in particular excel
  • Exceptional customer service skills and a key focus, passion and ability to drive this in an aged care environment
  • Flexibility to travel to different Lifeview residences with short notice.

The successful incumbent will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Expansive Staff Discount program
  • Tools of the trade including lap-top, mobile phone and Fuel Card.
  • A range of staff engagement and wellness programs
  • Supportive, collaborative, close-knit team and great working environment
  • Education and career opportunities with one-to-one mentoring
  • Work close to home in Melbourne’s eastern and south eastern suburbs
  • Reward and recognition program

If you are truly committed to making a difference and want to learn more about our L.I.F.E. Principles and the opportunities on offer, then forward a cover letter and your CV via the apply button.

Please note: only short-listed candidates will be contacted regarding the next phase of the selection process. To those applicants not short-listed, we extend our appreciation for considering Lifeview as a potential employer.

Lifeview is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all people into its homes. Lifeview is also LGBTI friendly for residents and staff.

Apply now for the position of HR / OH&S Adviser (Generalist. Full-time)