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Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor


About the Opportunity:

To support significant growth across the organisation, we have an exciting opportunity for a Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor who has a passion for health, safety and wellbeing, to promote and embed a strong HS&W culture across the Council.  The role will support us to achieve our health, safety and wellbeing objectives and ensure legislative compliance so that all our staff get home to their loved ones safely.

 A breadth of knowledge across the full spectrum of HS&W is required, enabling our HS&W Advisors to ‘get the job done’ along with the ability to educate, coach and continuously look for improvement opportunities ensuring all risks are identified and managed along the way. 

About you:

We’re looking for results-driven people to join a busy, supportive team with lots of initiatives on the go. And while we take our work seriously, we like to have a bit of fun while we’re at it.  You’ll take pride in your work, will ooze genuine enthusiasm and energy. Building strong relationships will be second nature to you.  You will be confident, decisive and assertive when necessary, be flexible and innovative, and have the ability to translate policies and procedures to palatable reports/documents/comms, depending on the target audience.

Ideally you will also have:

  • Previous experience in a HS&W Coordinator or Advisory role
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office and H&S database systems e.g., Hasmate, Vault (or similar)
  • In depth knowledge of H&S legislation, particularly the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
  • Well-honed planning, coordination and organisational skills

All applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.

To view the job description please click here.

Please apply via Seek.

 Applications close 17 August however, we may be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close this advertisement when we have found the right person.

20 July 2022

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