Administration Officer - Occupational Health & Safety
Southern Health
2d ago

Administration Officer Occupational Health and Safety Service

  • Be part of a fresh new team doing great things
  • Based in Dunedin
  • About the Team

    This is an exciting time to join what is still quite a new Health, Safety and Welfare team based in Dunedin and Invercargill but working district-wide.

    You will be joining a motivated team of professionals working to lift the bar to assist in the implementation of the health, safety and welfare management system, and documentation and risk management across the Southern district which includes Otago, Southland and Central Otago / Lakes.

    About the Role

    Reporting to the General Manager Health & Safety your key purpose is to effectively contribute to the smooth running of the Health, Safety and Welfare service by providing an efficient and timely administrative support function that is responsive and flexible to the changing needs of the service / organisation.

    Key deliverables of this role include :

  • Providing quality admin and coordination support to the GM and team in a timely way
  • Setting up and maintaining effective electronic and paper record systems ensuring privacy and confidentiality
  • Preparing and formatting reports and presentations for a variety of audiences along with the team subject matter experts
  • Meetings, agendas and minutes, travel and other associated logistics
  • Set up and maintain and monitor an action or tracking system to enable the team to focus their efforts and achieve results
  • Identify potential improvements in health and safety related systems and processes
  • Being an active contributor to the team as it continues to form.
  • About You

    Our ideal candidate for this newly created role will bring the following skills and experience :

  • Attention to detail, accuracy and a drive for results.
  • The ability to prioritise and self manage while contributing to team goals and objectives
  • Great interpersonal skills and the ability to figure out how to get things done with key stakeholders
  • An understanding of compliance and legislation would be useful
  • Strong computer literacy and skills in different communication channels including the use of social media for engaging with different audiences.
  • This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong foundation of administration or team coordination skills and experience who wants to potentially develop into the diverse area of health safety and welfare.

    You’ll love numbers and analysis and are not afraid to bring your ideas to the table. This is a small team with a lot of demand on their time and we need you to be our centre of gravity and make this role your own.

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


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