Health Specialist | WAIO | Port Operations | FIFO 5:2 / 4:3


Location: Western Australia

Job Type: Not Specified


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

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) team in the role of Health Specialist on a permanent basis, providing care and support to our Port Operations. You will be responsible for providing technical expertise in injury prevention and injury management activities. Through collaborating with the customer and building strong relationships with key stakeholders to create a culture that prioritises key health activities, you will work to reduce occupational-related health risks, and to deliver health promotion that encourages a mentally healthy workforce.

You will be required to:

  • Support Port personnel who become injured or ill at work through an effected return to work approach and provide updates to leadership in line with data privacy requirements.
  • Provide technical expertise in injury prevention and injury management activities.
  • Maintain health reporting and execute data integrity and governance activities.
  • Develop a working knowledge of legislative health reporting and the injury and illness classifications that apply to your work areas, utilising company standards and OSHA / WHS reporting guidelines.
  • Maintain mutually beneficial relationships with medical and allied health providers.

About You

To be successful in the Health Specialist role you will have a genuine desire to help people achieve positive health and wellbeing outcomes, combined with a clear understanding of the importance that the resources sector places on health and wellbeing management of our most important asset – our people.

You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications and proven experience in a health-related discipline (e.g. Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology)
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health related legislation across Australia and coordinating workers compensation case management
  • Experience delivering health strategies and injury and illness prevention initiatives.
  • A commitment to coaching, influencing, and encouraging a mentally healthy workforce.

You will be able to work closely and share workload with your team but also be comfortable working autonomously when required and make informed decisions. You will be motivated by a fast-paced environment and the opportunity to problem solve and drive positive change.

Location and Roster

This is a permanent position, fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) from Perth to Port Hedland. It is on a 5:2 / 4:3 roster. A conversation on flexible work options is encouraged and will be considered.

How to Apply

Please apply before 6 February 2023

You may be requested to complete a short video assessment as part of your application.

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

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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