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Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Hutt Valley District Health Board
Job Category:
Workplace Health and Safety
Wellington - Hutt Valley
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Do you have a passion for health and safety?

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 permanent fulltime 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.

How To Apply

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 8111217-18 and job title in the subject line.



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