Health Protection Advisor
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, New Zealand
4d ago

Waikato Public Health Unit, Hamilton CBD fixed-term (24 months), 40 hours per week

We are searching for a motivated and dynamicperson to join our Public Health team as a Health Protection Advisor. The purposeof this role is to support the Waikato DHB in meeting our obligations in thepromotion, protection and conservation of the health of our community.

Service is provided throughadvice, surveillance and monitoring to ensure identification, reduction and / orremoval of potential and actual hazards to health.

This will includeparticipation in projects that promote positive health outcomes.

The Waikato Public HealthUnit is an important interface between the health sector and our communities inneed. We strive to provide information, influence, intervention and preventionstrategies that will improve the health and wellbeing of our population.

This role is a 2 yearfixed-term to provide coverage for an Advisor on secondment.

You will have demonstrated ability to workwithin both the regulatory and non-regulatory environment to ensure healthrisks are identified and managed, be proactive and effective when problemsolving is required, interpret provisions of legislation, and strong writtenand oral communication skills.

Ideally you will have experience working withcommunities, local government and a variety of government agencies.

Required qualifications / experience :

  • Appropriateprofessional qualification or experience in Environmental health, law or publichealth
  • Experience in anenforcement or regulatory role
  • Experience inrelevant legislation and its interpretation and application as it relates tohealth protection activities
  • Full NZ driver’slicence
  • Pleaseapply directly online, and to review the position description.Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any specific queriesabout the role please contact Kelly Fritz in the Recruitment Team at kelly.

    fritz waikatodhb.health.nz.

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