Health and Safety Advisor
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Tauranga, New Zealand
3d ago

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is currently seeking an experienced and qualified Health & Safety Advisor to be based out of the Whakatane Hospital.

This is a full time permanent position.

In this position you will have responsibility for designated projects and provide advice for a portfolio of business units.

You will be responsible for the delivery of a safe working strategy. This position works proactively with managers, leaders and staff to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of healthy living and health and safety.

Providing health and safety technical advice and guidance to line managers and staff across the BOPDHB

Supporting the organisation to deliver and operationalise the Health and Safety Management System

Promoting a proactive health and safety culture across the organisation

Leading or supporting the development and implementation of health and safety initiatives and programmes

Oversight of Health and Safety committees

Design and delivery of health and safety related training

Experienced in incident investigations

Providing technical expertise on the changes to H&S Legislation and WorkSafe NZ expectations

Qualification (Diploma or Level 6) or equivalent in health and safety

At least three years proven experience in a health and safety advisor role

High level of technical health and safety competence

Experience in safety event investigation and causal analysis

Knowledge of relevant NZ legislation and audit standards

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Excellent time management and the ability to self-manage

Experience in training, facilitating and presenting to large groups

Ideally you will also have recent experience with risk management

If you possess the above skills and experience and are ready to make a difference then this could be the opportunity for you.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to perform this crucial role in our business and are looking for an opportunity to be based in the beautiful Eastern Bay of Plenty then please make an online application now.

At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do.We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families / whānau.

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