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Safety Advisor

Safety Advisor

  • 643491
  • Brisbane CBD, QLD, Australia, 4000
  • Full Time

As part of the world’s leader (Compass Group) in global catering and support services, our Medirest teams provide specialist food, hospitality and support services to residents and patients in hospitals and senior living facilities. We are passionate about ensuring residents and patients are well nourished, well cared for, valued and safe. Our services come from the heart and are served with a smile each and every day.

Our client site in the heart of Brisbane, is a 359-bed facility looking after children up to the age of eighteen. We deliver a range of services including Cleaning, Porterage, Food Services, Materials Distribution, Help Desk, Linen, Security, Grounds and Gardens, Pest Control and Hard FM services.

In line with our commitment to development opportunities for our employees, an internal promotion has opened up a vacancy for a Safety Advisor in our team. You’ll bring your passion and commitment to “all things Safety” to site each day and work collaboratively with your colleagues to ensure our “Safety First” approach is part of their daily operations.

A bit about your new role:

  • Monitor the implementation of operational safety, health, environment and QA policies and systems
  • Risk management
  • Deliver effective HSEQ programs
  • Incident investigations
  • Ensure compliance with Compass Group Quality Standards
  • Consult with site management and advise on HSEQ matters
  • Ensure effective communication of HSEQ information across the site
  • Maintain a culture committed to the Compass Group HSEQ programs 
  • Drive behaviours and safety culture

A bit about you:

  • Cert IV in OH&S
  • Significant HSEQ experience, ideally in hospital and/or healthcare environment
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and monitoring HSE programs in a multi-disciplined environment
  • Knowledge of HACCP principles and people safety in a healthcare setting
  • Sound understanding of return to work and work cover processes
  • Have a genuine interest and belief in “Safety First” and work closely with your team members to achieve a safe, happy and collaborative work environment

In line with required legislation, a valid and current National Police check, Working With Children (Blue Card) and Hepatitis B Immunity will be required as part of the standard recruitment and selection process for this position.

The Benefits of working with us

Working in a cutting-edge purpose-built facility, in a central location with a great Medirest team with the added bonus of knowing that every day you will be making a difference in a sick child's life, this is a truly rewarding environment to work in.  We offer a range of employee benefits, celebrate our successes, and offer training and development opportunities for our team members.

We embrace Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, men and women of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and People with Disability to apply. 


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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