Health Protection Officer
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Tauranga, New Zealand
9d ago

1.0FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

Looking for a great opportunity in Health Protection?

Toi Te Ora Public Health has an opening for a Health Protection Officer. This is your chance to get involved in a varied interesting and rewarding range of work from investigating communicable diseases to working in our border health programme and ensuring the safety of our drinking water.

You will work with the public, supportive colleagues and local authorities all in a positive work environment.

Based in Whakatane, this full-time position covers the whole of Toi Te Ora’s Eastern Bay of Plenty district, as well as having some service-

wide portfolios. Although you will be the sole HPO in the Whakatane office, you will feel comfortable working independently and in a team and travel and work across the beautiful Bay of Plenty and Lakes regions.

  • The Eastern Bay of Plenty is home to natural wonders such Whakaari (White Island), Te Urewera National Park, and Lake Waikaremoana;
  • numerous cycling and hiking trails; and a kiwi reserve.

    You must be either currently designated as a Health Protection Officer or clearly eligible for immediate designation.

    At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion,All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything wedo. We use values-

    based recruitment tohelp us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positivedifference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and theirfamilies / whānau.

    For more informationabout our values and working at BOPDHB, please visit our website www.bopdhb.govt.nz

    All positions at the BOPDHB aresubject to safety checks; in addition the candidate may be required to supplyevidence of Transmissible Disease Immunity at their own cost.

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