Job Vacancies - Job Details - Manual Handling Coordinator (Physiotherapist / OT)
02 9480 9111

Manual Handling Coordinator (Physiotherapist / OT)

Apply nowRefer a Friend Job no: 492742
Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Allied Health

What you’ll be doing in this role

Our WHS team is a collaborative, empowering and passionate group of health professionals who partner with the hospital to support and drive health and wellbeing programs and best practice solutions for our people.

We're expanding our team and in this new Manual Handling Coordinator role, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Partnering with Managers, Lift Captains, San Education, and other internal stakeholders to implement, monitor and evaluate all activities related to manual handling
  • Implementing, developing, and evaluating the AHCL manual handling program and its associated documentation
  • Conducting ergonomic and hazardous manual task risk assessments
  • Providing manual handling advice, support and coaching to stakeholders
  • Conducting and developing training and information sessions
  • Developing reports and sharing insights into hazardous manual task events and manual handling program outcomes
  • Wholeheartedly contributing to a culture of excellence and continuous quality improvement; and
  • Actively contributing to a culture of comradery and teamwork.

Who we’re looking for

  • You will be a solution focused individual with experience implementing risk management strategies
  • An allied health professional (Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist)
  • An excellent communicator with well-developed problem-solving skills
  • An experienced trainer with a Certificate 4 in Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Proven change management experience
  • You’ll be collaborative, adaptable, work well within a team environment, and able to work independently and
  • You’ll be empathetic, systematic, detail-oriented, and prepared to embrace Adventist Healthcare’s everyday values of excellence and integrity.

Taking care of people is our reason for being

At Sydney Adventist Hospital, fondly known as the San, taking care of people is our reason for being. It’s what drives us to deliver exceptional outcomes for our patients – and it’s a shared sense of purpose that extends to everyone who works here too. When you work for the San, you’ll feel valued and supported by our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation.

About Us

Adventist HealthCare owns and operates San Day Surgery, Hornsby, and the Sydney Adventist Hospital (fondly known as the San), NSW’s largest and most comprehensive private hospital with a dedicated team of 2400+ employees, over 1000 Medical Officers, and 300 Volunteers. Founded in 1903, we are a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organisation that’s progressive and purpose-driven. We’ve been advancing healthcare and delivering exceptional outcomes for generations – and thanks to our investment in technology, education & research, we’re proud to be at the very forefront of our field.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Adventist Healthcare requires:

  • A National Police and Working with Children Check
  • Two professional reference checks
  • At least 2 COVID-19 vaccinations with 3 doses preferred
  • Other pre-employment screenings

How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply Now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

If you’d like to chat with one of our team members about this role, then please contact:

       Angela Clark
       WHS Manager

Applications Close: 5pm Friday, 31st March, 2023

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Back Apply now

Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical Specialties and Services