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Safety and Wellbeing Trainer

Department of Corrections
Job Category:
Workplace Health and Safety
Auckland - Auckland and Hamilton
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Location: Auckland and Hamilton 
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Safety and Wellbeing Trainers

  • Two positions available, Hamilton and Auckland (Penrose)
  • Newly created permanent roles
  • Change Lives, Shape Futures

The Department of Corrections runs New Zealand's correction system. It has over 9,000 staff handling the management of 10,500 prisoners and more than 30,000 community-based offenders. Health, safety and wellbeing are integral parts of all that we do and we have a clear vision to ensure that everyone goes home safe, every single day.

The Safety and Wellbeing Function exists to support and enable the Department's various teams to achieve phenomenal health, safety and well-being outcomes. This is done by setting a clear strategic direction, providing clear and useable guidance and resources, providing day-to-day business partnering advice, and enabling learning and continuous improvement.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Safety and Wellbeing Capability, the primary purpose of the Safety and Wellbeing Trainer is to effectively deliver high quality health, safety and wellbeing capability programmes to frontline staff, managers and leaders throughout the organisation to enable a continued improvement in the department's improving health, safety and wellbeing culture and performance. 

The following knowledge, skills and experience would add value to this position:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of health, safety and wellbeing matters
  • Experience in the effective delivery of learning and development/capability building programmes
  • Presents themselves in a confident, credible manner
  • Excellent communication skills both spoken and written
  • Formal adult learning, training or facilitation qualifications or strong experience in an adult learning / training environment with an understanding of modern workplace learning is preferred
  • Well-developed computer skills including Microsoft Office suite

Other Requirements

  • Regular regional travel to deliver courses
  • National travel for course delivery may sometimes be required

Please indicate in your cover letter what location would you prefer

The salary range (85% - 120%) for this role is $75,409 to $106,459 with $88,716 at 100% of the range. Appointment will be based on skills and experience relevant to the role.

Interested? Apply now!

All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. Please note: Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.

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