Senior Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor - Wellbeing
Wellington City Council
Wellington CBD, New Zealand
2d ago
  • Genuinely passionate about people's wellbeing?
  • Ready for a new and rewarding challenge?
  • Like to champion and own our wellbeing initiatives?
  • Our Safety, Security & Wellbeing is team is looking for our next super star Senior Advisor to take our wellbeing initiatives from good to great!

    Here at Wellington City Council we want our people to go home safe, healthy and well at the end of their working day. Our aspiration is that our safety, security and wellbeing practices are comparable with the best and most responsible organisations.

    Our People and Culture group work in partnership across Council to create a high performing, safe, happy and healthy workplace for all, enabling our people to deliver great services to our communities.

    We are embarking on a journey where we practice with kindness and are committed to being insightful, unattached, focussed, connected and authentic in our approach to best partner with our customers.

    As a group we are committed to collaboration and continuous improvement and it is an exciting journey to be part of and you will thrive here if you enjoy challenging yourself and can embrace a changing environment.

    In this role, you will partner with the business to provide support, leadership and continuous improvement of our health, safety and wellbeing initiatives with a specific focus on dealing with wellbeing issues across Council.

    You will also play a significant role in the delivery of our Wellbeing Strategy aligned to our People and Culture overarching plan.

    As our Senior Advisor, you will provide thought leadership that influences and coaches our managers & staff on good health, safety and well-being practices and to embrace change across a complex and exciting organisation.

    Our ideal person will be highly organised, empathetic and proactive more so than reactive so you are able to plug any gaps for the delivery of an awesome wellbeing experience.

    The successful candidate will take the results of our Health Safety and Wellbeing culture survey and using a targeted approach, develop ways to improve wellbeing outcomes for our people.

    They will also be connected and understand global and national trends in best practice wellbeing and using a proactive approach, apply these to our initiatives.

    You will be an experienced Health, Safety and Wellbeing professional with experience in developing, implementing and measuring wellbeing initiatives in a complex environment with experience in supporting the delivery of best-practice reporting and metrics.

    What will really set you apart will be your strong interpersonal and relationship management skills which will make you the go to person for wellbeing needs across the organisation.

    Most importantly, we're looking for a real belief that the health, safety and wellbeing of all our workers matters..!

    In exchange for your skills, you'll work for an organisation that really values its people - we provide opportunities to be part of our leadership development programme and participate in a number of learning programmes.

    There's lots of great stuff happening here - lunchtime classes, subsidised Club Active gym membership, sports and social activities.

    We also have family leave provisions and a generously subsidised kid's school holiday programme.

    If this opportunity is something that you are interested in, please click the apply button to make an application online and / or to view the position description.

    All applications must be submitted online.

    If you have any further questions, you are welcome contact Paku Edwards, Manager Safety Security and Wellbeing at Paku.Edwards

    Applications for this role will close on 09 August 2020.

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