Delivery Lead – Injury Prevention

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 11-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1505479
  • Job Title: Delivery Lead – Injury Prevention
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  • Summary:
  • Responsible for supporting the delivery of the ACC Mates & Dates healthy relationships programme 
  • Responsible for supporting ACCs future investment approach in a primary prevention system to Healthy Consensual Relationships
  • One x 12-month fixed-term/secondment opportunity

Reducing the incidence and severity of injuries is a strategic priority for ACC and one of the many ways we help to improve lives every day. ACC is increasing its investment in injury prevention and is implementing an ambitious Injury Prevention Strategy for long term, societal change.

ACC’s Injury Prevention Programmes are part of inter-agency efforts that are making great progress in reducing New Zealand’s injury rate. As a Delivery Lead in the Violence Injury Prevention team you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the ACC Mates & Dates healthy relationships programme for secondary school students ( will also have a strong contribution to the development of ACCs future investment in Healthy Consensual Relationships and experience in primary prevention and systems design is preferred.

You will have an agile and innovative mind-set and will invite a collaborative working style with your key stakeholders. Your previous work in this area will have you both well networked and familiar with navigating the intricacies and sensitivities involved with work in the primary prevention and Healthy Consensual Relationship space. Communication is a key part of this role and you will have demonstrated verbal and written communication experience for internal and external audiences.

The Violence Injury Prevention team focuses on reducing the incidence of family and sexual violence injuries.  As such, you will be working in and around information that addresses those topics and incidenceson a daily basis.  Please consider this and your tolerance to the subject matter carefully prior to lodging an application.

What we are looking for from you to be successful in this role:

  • Experience of systems level change/design and primary prevention, preferably within family and sexual violence prevention is preferred
  • Experience working with NGOs and Government agencies (particularly Joint Venture partners) is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication is essential and experience writing internal and external communications is required
  • Experience of influencing and interacting with diverse stakeholders at different levels
  • Ability to work autonomously in the sectors’ changing environment
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Working at ACC

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome applications from people of every ethnicity, national origin, gender orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and/or status as an individual with a disability. It’s important to us that people bring their whole selves to work.

To support an inclusive workplace, we have:

  • Employee networks:
  • Pride@ACC
  • Ability@ACC
  • Women’s Network
  • Cross-Cultural Network
  • ACC’s Māori Strategy, Whāia te Tika
  • Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga
  • Advocates in the disability sector
  • Diversity and Inclusion approach
  • Support Māori by partnering with iwi and other Māori entities

Applications will run through to Sunday 24 January 2020, but please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time we may move forward with pre-screening and interviewing. Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our ACC career website. If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role please email nadine.o’