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• Permanent full-time opportunity (40hr per week) based in Timaru
• Join a large team who are passionate about making a difference in our community
• Play a crucial role in the effective functioning of the team
• PSA Allied & Public Health step 1-8 , $70,042 - $103,000 depending on experience with increases coming soon!

Mō te tūnga About the Role

Te Mana Ora, part of the NationalPublic Health Service, provides public health services to people livingthroughout Canterbury and the West Coast.

This role forms part of our Timarubased Health Protection Team. The teamis involved in a broad range of environmental and communicable disease issues,alcohol harm reduction and emergency planning.

We areseeking a motivated person who is either currently qualified as a HealthProtection Officer or is currently training and studying to become a HealthProtection Officer.

This is an exciting career where you will find yourselfbeing part of our large regional Protection Team and involved in... regulatorywork, monitoring, communicable disease investigation, border Biosecurity, andemergency preparedness.

In thisrole (once you are designated), you are required to be on the on-call roster.It would be highly desirable if you have experience self-managing complex andchallenging interactions with people.

Ko wai koe About You

You preferably will have previouslybeen designated as a Health Protection Officer by the Ministry of Health andhave retained the competencies such that designation could be reinstated onappointment.

Applicants with an appropriate undergraduate qualification or apartly completed postgraduate diploma in environmental health science may beconsidered for appointment as a trainee.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and Experience

Required skills or experience for the role :
• Ability to manage diverse tasks
• Work within tight timeframesand deadlines
• High level of accuracyand attention to detail
• A strong sense of initiative in a practical manner
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to createeffective working relationships at all levels is essential
• Current full NZ driver - slicence
• Relevant qualifications and experience in compliance, public health, or a related field
• Strong understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and working bi culturally with commitment to equity

Mō mātou About Us

Ko ngātāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do -

Health New Zealand Te WhatuOra, leads the day-to-day running of our health systemacross New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional andnational levels.

It weaves the functions of the 20 former District HealthBoards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity ofservices in the health system.

Here inWaitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 peoplethat live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangiand its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefrontof all our conversations.

Ngā hua Benefits of working at Health New Zealand

When you work at Health New Zealand, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your career journey. We offer great professional development and learning opportunities for all staff.

We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have access to amazing kaimahi / staff discounts from select retailers, restaurants and businesses

Tonoināianei Apply Now

Onlyapplications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore applydirectly on our career site . Foradditional information about this role please contact Alex Jay ,Recruitment Partner on

We have arange of clinical and non-clinical roles at Health New Zealand, there could bea place for you!

Pleasevisit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within HealthNew Zealand
Timaru New Zealand

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