Senior Health and Safety Advisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 24-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/112985-20
  • Job Title: Senior Health and Safety Advisor
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  • Summary:

Do you have a passion for health and safety – Fixed term 6 months opportunity.

Location: Hutt Hospital

Contract: 6 months fixed term – full time 

If you are able to demonstrate a passion for health and safety and the ability to effectively assist in supporting Health and Safety excellence for the Hutt Valley DHB we would love you to consider this 6 month fixed term opportunity. 


Reporting to the Workplace Health & Safety Manager and based at the DHB in Lower Hutt, you will contribute your knowledge and experience of NZ health and safety best practice methodology and legal requirements to the implementation of a comprehensive health and safety work program across the DHB.

The right person will have:

  • Experience working in a Health & Safety advisory role
  • An ability to engage, influence and socialise health and safety concepts
  • Thorough working knowledge of the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015, ACC, HSNO and Contractor Management requirements
  • Relevant qualifications and experience within a large organisation
  • A “can do” attitude delivering high quality and timely output 
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Training and facilitation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the NZ state sector and some affinity with the health sector would be useful


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 

Staff benefits include our newly developed staff ‘Wellness Program’, discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button. You can also apply now and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 112985-20 and job title in the subject line.