Advisor Health Safety and Wellbeing
The Department of Internal Affairs
Wellington, New Zealand
11d ago

At the Department of Internal Affairs, our purpose is to serve and connect people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation.

In other words, it's all about helping to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders.

The Advisor will be instrumental in supporting and implement fit for purpose health, safety and wellness strategies, policies and practices in agreed areas.

The role provides health, safety and wellbeing expertise and skills to support growing the capability of our people to enable a culture where health, safety and wellness is part of 'how we do things around here'.

The role sits within the Information and Safety Group and will report to the Manager Safety, Security and Risk as well as working closely with the Senior Advisor, and Principal Advisor, Health, Safety and Wellbeing.

The Information and Safety group is an exciting and interesting part of the Department and functions include Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Security, Risk, Privacy, Resilience, Recovery and Information Management.

DIA is a great Department to work for with a fun culture and full of diverse people and skills.

What you will do to contribute includes :

  • Maintain an excellent knowledge of health, safety and wellbeing processes and procedures
  • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement in Health, Safety and Wellbeing policies, procedures and knowledge across the organisation
  • Contribute to a programme of work / initiatives to monitor or lift health, safety and wellness performance standards to best practice models of health, safety and wellness management
  • What you will bring includes :

  • Proven experience in delivering health, safety and wellbeing services in a large, complex and high risk safety sensitive environment
  • Experience developing and implementing Health, Safety and Wellbeing policies and practices
  • Sound relationship management, influencing and problem solving skills
  • If this sounds like a challenge you would like to be involved in, and you are keen to be part of an evolving team, then we would very much like to hear from you.

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