Advisor, Workplace Health and Safety – Nelson Marlborough District Health Board – Tasman

    Engage, influence, develop and maintain safety initiatives
    Permanent, part time position (0.75FTE) – 60 hours a fortnight
    Nelson based with flexibility to work district wide

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) has approximately 2,450 employees across the Nelson Marlborough district. Our Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team provides advice and support to our staff and managers throughout the organisation.

We are inviting applications from professionals with a relevant Health and Safety qualification who have a sound track record of creating a positive safety culture, and who ideally have experience in a health environment.

This role will work as member of the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Team – contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of a Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing Management System for NMDHB.

If you are proactive, engaging and motivated with a commitment to Health, Safety and Wellbeing we would like to hear from you.

Our preferred applicant will have a proven track record and a background that includes:

Diploma OHS Level 6 (or equivalent) – essential
Development and implementation of a Health & Safety strategy
Experience in auditing for Health, Safety and Wellbeing
The ability to successfully implement change
Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams in a multifaceted organisation
Proven experience in the design and delivery of safety training programs
Understanding of bicultural issues
Excellent organisation and communication skills
Adaptable to change and a flexible ‘can do’ attitude
Ability to work both as a team member and autonomously
NEBOSH International General Certificate – desirable
Experience and understanding of the Healthcare environment – preferred
Registered as a Safety Professional Affiliate – preferred

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 June 2015

Ref: N15/175
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Online applications, CV and cover letters are required before your application can be processed.

Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email

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