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Dunedin Hospital
• Fixed term full time or part time opportunity
• Fixed term to end October 2024
• 0.6 - 1.0 FTE (24 - 40) hours per week

Mō te tūranga | About the role

A rare opportunity to join our Occupational Health team on a fixed term basis and make a tangible difference to the health outcomes for all our employees. We have some flexibility in the hours we are able to offer and we are willing to consider applications from suitably qualified candidates that are looking to work up to 1.0FTE. Please indicate your preferred FTE in your cover letter.

The Responsibilities Of This Role Will Include
• Provide support, advice and direction for a variety or work-related and non-work related injuries, illnesses and conditions.
• Work as part of the Occupational Health team providing pre-employment assessments, vaccinations, BBFE support and serology.
• Delivery of a robust health monitoring programme to identify and mitigate / manage all occupational health risks in conjunction with... your colleagues.

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Mōu ake | About you

To hit the ground running in this role it is essential that you:
• are a Registered Nurse and hold a current Nursing Council of NZ annual practicing certificate.
• can demonstrate experience in developing and implementing health promotion and disease prevention strategies / programmes related to workplace risks.
• possess solid knowledge of adult learning concepts and experience in teaching adult learners (ideally with a qualification in Adult Teaching or demonstrate equivalence)
• have experience in identifying and managing workplace ergonomic issues.
• have excellent communication skills and the tools to deal with conflict resolution, diffusion, and mediation.
• have great computer literacy skills.
• have authorised vaccinator status.
• a demonstrated ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team.

Painga | Benefits
• Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly community.
• Continuous support for career development.
• Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance.
• Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers
• Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

Mō mātou | About us

Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the Health New Zealand/NZNO Collective Agreement and sits in the range from Registered Nurse Step 6 $103,750 p.a. – Senior Nurse Scale Grade 3 Step 1 $114,025 p.a. (pro-rata) depending upon the experience and qualifications of the successful applicant.

Rā mōnehu | Closing Date: 20 May 2024

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact Diane Wilson, Recruitment Advisor at [email protected] .

All conversations will be confidential in nature.

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:
• Occupational Health Assessment
• Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
• Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only
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