Enjoy East Gippsland life, help shape vital community asset

Some occupational health and safety specialists look all their professional lives for a fulfilling role that extends their skills and supports the health and well-being of the community.

And after two challenging years for all of us, many professional people are looking for a tree or sea change so they can enjoy the finer things in life away from work.

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) has a way you can achieve both – as its new Occupational Health and Safety Advisor.

BRHS Workplace Relations Co-ordinator Danielle McToldridge (pictured) said the OHS Advisor role is a chance to make a genuine impact on the safety and welfare of around 950 BRHS staff, its patients and the many visitors who come through our doors each day.

“In this position, you will be ensuring our frontline healthcare workers, support staff, patients and their families and friends stay safe,” she said.

“We are the largest hospital in East Gippsland with the only emergency department between Sale and Bega in NSW. BRHS is a vital community asset, and you’ll play a critical role making sure we can provide our health services safely and efficiently.

“You can really put your stamp on the way BRHS operates. You’ll work with a large workforce with diverse skills including medical and allied health workers, porters, gardeners, cleaners, senior managers and our CEO. It’s challenging, but it can be really rewarding.”

The position includes a competitive salary, generous benefits including salary packaging and a deep workplace commitment to safety and integrity.

And that’s before you consider the spectacular location and the highly affordable real estate market. East Gippsland has an amazing array of lifestyle benefits.

Bairnsdale and surrounding towns offer great schools and all the services you’ll need.

The region has a thriving arts and culture and gourmet food and wine scene. Bairnsdale is the gateway to the stunning Gippsland Lakes, the wild East Gippsland coast, the Croajingolong National Park, the Alpine National Park and East Gippsland’s breathtaking rainforest.

You can surf along the Ninety Mile Beach or sail on the Gippsland Lakes, then enjoy skiing or bushwalking at Mount Hotham or Dinner Plain 90 minutes later.

Danielle said she and husband Marty are raising two daughters in a beachside town near BRHS.

 “We love it. My kids pretty much live at the beach all summer, and they can have a lot more freedom than if we were living in a big city,” she said.

“We’re only three hours from Melbourne. We’re two-and-a-half hours from Merimbula and the Sapphire Coast, five hours from Canberra and seven or eight hours from Sydney. But there’s so much to do right here.”

Find out more about the role here. For further details, phone Danielle on (03) 5150 3488.

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