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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 29335
Position Title Coordinator - Risk identification, Safety, Communication, Environment (RiSCE)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time, Limited Term Full Time, Limited Term Part Time
Location All Sites
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Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity to support the broader workforce of Peninsula Health in a role that will provide plenty of opportunity for growth and challenges to a candidate with the core skills required for this role.

The RiSCE Coordinator - Risk identification, Safety, Communication, Environment (RiSCE) is an integral part of the wider Peninsula Health leadership team. The role will provide a coordinated and consistent approach to the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the RiSCE Program. The position aims to promote a workplace and care environment that is safe and ensures patients/staff/visitors are safe and protected from harm.

Key Responsibilities

• Provides and promotes leadership to Peninsula Health in evidence based assessment, identification, prevention and management of risk in relation to occupational violence, and restraint and seclusion.
• Facilitates implementation of the RiSCE training at Peninsula Health.
• Ensure a high level of customer service is delivered at all times.
• Ensure the safety of the public, patients and staff in relation to the provision of a safe environment from both OH&S and Infection Control perspectives.
• Be responsible for updating personal development in relation to current best practice relating to safety and other relevant processes.

The RiSCE Coordinator is a unique and fulfilling role that reports to the Staff Safety Lead. This role requires experience in facilitating training and development of key personnel in the organisation to respond, manage and support staff to provide a safe working environment for staff, patients and visitors to Peninsula Health.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in this role, you will have significant Mental Health experience and qualifications, you will be a leader and able to work with and support key stakeholders to ensure engagement and compliance with the RiSCE and Occupational Violence framework.

You will have current nursing registration with AHPRA and be capable of supporting implementation and management of training for this important work.

Your communication skills will be outstanding and you will have an understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the impact of Occupational Violence and appropriate measures to mitigate the associated risks.


• Generous Salary Packaging - maximise an employee’s net salary by directing some of their pre-tax salary to pay for certain benefit items, such as rent, personal loan or mortgage
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location
• Career development opportunities
• Supportive team environment

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria Desirable: Post basic qualification in Mental health
Desirable: Experience in Management of Clinical Aggression and high level de-escalation skills
Contact Person Jessica Stergiou
Contact Number 0466498501
Contact Email jstergiou@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Fiona Reed
Alternate Contact Number 0397847941
Closing Date 10/12/2021
Position Description RiSCE Coordinator Word Version 2021.pdf