Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Adviser
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, Wairarapa, New Zealand
13d ago

Job Description

Are you a health professional that wants to move from working with individuals to creating healthier workplaces?

Corrections has a real focus on dramatically shifting the way we keep our employees healthy and safe. We have expanded our health and safety team to put a greater emphasis on staff health wellbeing and we are looking for health professionals to join our team.

The emphasis in this role is to promote health and wellbeing across the business and to implement nationally proactive and preventative initiatives to support our employees returning to work following injury to aid their wellbeing and recovery.

In this role you will engage with leaders and employees across the organisation, educating them to adopt new initiatives that support the prevention of injury.

You will also effectively manage relationships with external health professionals to ensure the successful rehabilitation, and return to work programs for our employees.

Being the expert in your field you will be confident promoting health and wellbeing in many different ways including facilitating seminars, workshops, sporting events, wellness programs, and writing guidance material.

You will need to be confident in promoting a range of different health and wellbeing topics including exercise, sleep and fatigue management, nutrition, stress management and promoting positive mental health.

You will need to have a very good understanding of injury management and / or rehabilitation.

To be considered for this role it is highly likely you will come from a physiotherapist, occupational therapist, occupational health nurse or experienced personal training background.

You will be looking to utilise your skills in a different way from traditional clinical practice. It is ideal that you are familiar with being an ACC accredited employer and the associated processes surrounding this.

A relevant degree or demonstrated equivalent experience is required.

Please note that this role will require you to travel to different sites within your region.

Join us on our exciting joining to improve our employee's health, safety and well-being. Please submit your CV and Cover letter by clicking Apply Now .

Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

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