Team Leader Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Team
Hutt Valley District Health Board
Lower Hutt, NZ
5d ago

Nau mai, haere mai ki whanau ora ki Te Awakairangi

Location : Hutt Valley Hospital

Service : Regional Public Health

Contract : Permanent

Kōrero mō te tūranga About the role

To provide leadership and management for the Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Team who have a focus across the greater Wellington region.

Leading this diverse team to continue to grow and contribute to Government and District Health Board priorities. Working with the Manager Service Delivery, Team Leaders and other members of the Health Promotion Cluster to provide leadership.

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

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Our team is made up of passionate public health advisors who work across the issues of tobacco, alcohol and drugs. We adopt a broad approach using regulatory and promotional activities to raise awareness of alcohol issues, promote and support effective alcohol policies and seek to improve accountability in alcohol retailing.

We focus on tobacco and vaping in many areas including legislation enforcement, supporting Smokefree / vape free policies and supporting quit facilitation for smokers.

Our CAYAD team uses a community action approach, a strategy for creating community-based change towards specific social and environmental policy objectives at a national and community level.

Moū About you

  • We are looking for applicants with;
  • Previous people leadership and management experience
  • Proven ability to inspire and motivate staff and build strong effective networks with colleagues
  • Proven experience in business processes
  • An understanding of health inequalities and the wider determinants of health
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the intent of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and ability to apply this in your work
  • Ability to work across cultures in a way that respects and values diversity
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective inter-sectoral, strategic and community relationships
  • E pā ana ki a tatou About us

    About Regional Public Health

    Regional Public Health (RPH) is one of the three larger public health units in New Zealand and as such often takes on a national leadership role.

    RPH provides public health services to the greater Wellington region, including Wairarapa (population of approximately 521,500).

    Emphasis is placed on leadership, teamwork, the wider determinants of health and the reduction of health inequalities, Maori health, Pacific Peoples health and other vulnerable groups including young people.

    This team has both a health promotion and regulatory focus on tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.

    About 2 DHB

    Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.

    A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

    The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

    To find out more about us click on the following links :

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

    Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.

    Adamson and indicate the job title and vacancy number (2116114-22) in the subject line.

    We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).

    We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

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    By joining together we will succeed


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