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Health & Safety Advisor - Fixed Term 12 Months, Christchurch

Last update 2024-06-21
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2001471092
Health & Safety Advisor - Fixed Term 12 Months, Christchurch
New Zealand, Canterbury, Christchurch,
Modified January 20, 2024


Mō mātou About Us

Weare committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuringour partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all ourconversations.

We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting thehealth and well-being of the Waitaha Canterbury and Te Tai o Poutini West Coastcommunity.

Theculture at Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Value s) :

Care and respect for others - Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.

Integrity in all we do - Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.

Responsibility for outcomes - Te Takohanga i ngā hua

Mō te tūnga About the role

This Health and Safety Advisor role is part of the People and Capability Department,which is all about putting people at the centre of everything we do, making theworld of work, work better for our kaimahi (staff) at Te Whatu Ora Waitaha, Canterbury.

Weare on a journey to deliver a future focussed people strategy which improvesthe work experience of our people. We know that if work works better, care forour customers works better.

Our Wellbeing, Health & Safety Team is at the heart of making sure that ourworkforce is healthy, safe and well. This is a great opportunity to join us andbe part of a team that believes in prioritising the wellbeing of our staff.

The Health and Safety Advisor will be involved in key programmes of work, whileensuring a successful outcome for all stakeholders.

You will be involved inbuilding relationships with key senior stakeholders within our clinical andnon-clinical departments.

This role will be working very closely with the Facilities Department who are responsible for construction and refurbishmentsacross all DHB facilities.

As a Health and Safety Advisor, you will workalongside project managers and contractors to ensure that projects operateaccording to the required guidelines and processes.

Inthis role, you will be responsible for :

Providing Health and Safety technical advice and guidance to support managers and staff

Risk assessment and supporting the Risk Register development

Contributing to the implementation of Health and Safety initiatives and critical risk programmes such as contractor safety management

Reporting and monitoring of safety events, concerns as well as action completions and quality of reports

Collaborate with the Patient Quality and Security teams to ensure all health and safety events are captured and investigated as required

Encourage and facilitate Worker Engagement Participation and Representation as well as oversee the Health and Safety Committees

Design and delivery of health and safety related training

Serious Event Response and Investigations and supporting managers through this process

Ko wai koe About You

Weare looking for someone who has strong interpersonal skills and the ability tobuild relationships with senior stakeholders.

This role will be part of aclose-knit team, which requires you to work collaboratively as well as beingautonomous. This role would suit someone who is innovative, yet pragmatic andhas the ability to work in a changing environment.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skillsand experience

Yourskills will include :

Level 6 qualification or equivalent in health and safety

Knowledge of relevant legislation and audit standards

Experience in training, facilitating and presenting to large groups

Experience conducting and facilitating risk assessment

Coaching of team members and managers in Health and Safety matters

Experience in safety event investigation and casual analysis

Communication and interpersonal skills

Time management skills

Analytical and ability to work with complex information

Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)

Belonging Here

Being part ofthe Te Whatu Ora our people enjoy access to, flexibleworking arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure wedeliver the best care for our diverse population.

As an organisation we areinclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Tono ināianei Apply Now

Onlyapplications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore applydirectly on our career site. Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand.

Please note this is a FT contract for a duration of 12 months.

Applications will be progressed as received


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Health & safety advisor - fixed term 12 months

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