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Communications Advisor

Hutt Valley District Health Board
Job Category:
Communications, media, & marketing
Wellington - Hutt Valley
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has come within our communications team. If you're looking for a dynamic, fast-paced and rewarding role, this could be the job for you. You will be part of a small and supportive team that provides a range of strategic and operational communications functions for the Hutt Valley DHB. We're looking for a generalist with a “can do” attitude, who enjoys challenge, change and complexity. 


You'll be a self-starter capable of organising your own time, contributing with ideas and suggestions, and comfortable with ambiguity. Your role will have a strong internal communications focus so you will be working closely with internal clients to support and champion our organisation's values. You will be digitally competent and understand how to create compelling content in the right format for the right channel. An understanding of social marketing will be helpful. You'll be a great writer with strong attention to detail. 

Having a relevant tertiary qualification is desirable. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must. Being committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, and understanding and respecting Tikanga are also important for this role. 


Hutt Hospital, part of Hutt Valley District Health Board is a busy 270 bed general district hospital, serving a population of around 145,000. We provide most secondary services, as well as being the tertiary centre for regional plastic, maxillofacial and burns services, the regional rheumatology and school dental services and the greater Wellington public health and breast screening services.


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 discounts from many companies throughout the region, onsite gym and use of two low-cost holiday homes at Taupo. 


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 8110812-18 and job title in the subject line.


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