Region Safety, Health and Wellbeing Advisor

  • Company:
    Fire and Emergency New Zealand
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    negotiable / month
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    5 hours ago
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Region Safety, Health and Wellbeing Advisor Posted: 06-09-2021 | Closes: 20-09-2021 | Manawatu-Wanganui | Palmerston North Vacancy # 274-2021 Are you passionate about SHW? Is it something that you want to utilise to improve people’s working environments? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you to not only use this skillset but also to continually develop your knowledge in a safe, vibrant and fun team. This role will based in Palmerston North. About us Fire and Emergency New Zealand was set up under new legislation in July 2017, combining 40 urban and rural fire services and 14,000 people. We became one national emergency management organisation to keep New Zealanders, their property and our unique environment safe.Our firefighters educate communities to build their resilience by helping them prepare for, respond to and recover well from emergencies.We respond to a wide variety of emergencies including motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, dealing with hazardous substances, severe weather events and natural disasters. We work to reduce risk to make our communities safer, through fire safety campaigns, research, and by providing advice on the Building Code.Our people Nothing is more important to us than our people – he waka eke noa.We are building a workplace that is safe, respectful and inclusive for all our people. It is fundamental to our purpose and consistent with our values. We activity embrace and value diversity and welcome people from all backgrounds. This helps all people at Fire and Emergency to grow, develop and be their best by providing them with a positive experience throughout their time with us.About the roleThe Region Safety, Health & Wellbeing Advisor contributes to the design, development and implementation of Safety, Health and Wellbeing programmes, initiatives, policies and systems within Fire and Emergency New Zealand. The role works closely with and supports other members of the Safety, Health & Wellbeing team. Actively engage with, influence and develop Safety, Health and Wellbeing processes, communications and materials to support all Fire and Emergency NZ personnel in relation to Safety, Health and Wellbeing.The Safety, Health and Wellbeing of paid staff and volunteers is critical to the enabling Fire and Emergency New Zealand to achieve its goals. The Fire and Emergency New Zealand is an ACC accredited employer and sets high standards in policies, practices and programmes to reduce the risk of injury and illness of its workforce.It is the responsibility of the position holder to work in this context and provide superior, quality focused and relevant service to Fire and Emergency New Zealand in all areas of Safety, Health and Wellbeing.About youWhy work for Fire and Emergency you may ask?Our Safety Health and Wellbeing team have a lot to offer. You are someone who is ready to take that leap into a new role, while bringing your previous experiences along to share with your new team here at FENZ. You may have had a few years’ experience within a Safety, Health and Wellbeing role, perhaps within a large operational organisation. You are comfortable talking in front of others and are prepared to grow your public speaking skills. You will enjoy a busy environment with lots of fun and laughter, and at the end of the day be able to feel like you have made a difference.If you are still working your way through relevant qualifications, you will find us supportive and willing to help you achieve a great final mark. You will be able to hone in on your skills, while supporting our paid staff and volunteers.To succeed in this role, you will be:Experience in Safety Health and Wellbeing Advisor roleExperience working in an operational organisationConfidence and strength in interpersonal communications at varying organisational levels, experience partnering with managers, ability to establish trusted relationshipsUnderstanding and familiarity with ACC Accredited Employer Programme and audit standardsRelevant Health and Safety tertiary qualification (or working towards)Experience in supporting the design and implementation of safety, health & wellbeing initiatives or programmesAbility to analyse, interpret and report on data and identify recommendationsProven experience in assessing and conveying information and ideas clearly and accurately in a way that meets the needs of the audienceA demonstrated customer focussed approach.For permanent appointments a great range of benefits are available and includeMatched superannuation contributions up to 6%Comprehensive Wellness Policy. Life insurance including income protectionFor more information about this role please email .How to applyIf this sounds like you, make sure you carefully consider the position description , so your CV sets out your relevant experience.You will receive a notification advising we have received your application. Applications will close Monday 20th September 2021 Closing date: 2021-09-20 Share this on: