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Advisor Health and Safety

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Health and Safety Advisor



  • Join our new Ministry and influence change for all New Zealanders
  • Improve outcomes for children
  • Applications will be considered for Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch locations


About us:

Oranga Tamariki— Ministry for Children supports children and young people in New Zealand.  Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people.   In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount.  The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.



About the role:

The Advisor - Health and Safety will contribute to strategic advice and provide operational advice and support to our organisation on all aspects of health and safety.


This role will be working alongside the business to develop and drive health and safety policies and procedures. 


A key focus of this role is building relationships with key stakeholders to develop health and safety knowledge and to foster continuous improvement and best practice across the organisation.



Skills and experience:

We are looking for someone with experience in health and safety with the following:


  • experience and ability to provide advice and support to staff across a large complex organisation
  • ability to manage a diverse workload
  • excellent communication and relationship management skills with a proven ability to negotiate and influence



What we offer:

We offer a dedicated and supportive team, flexible work options and the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki.



How to apply:

Internal Oranga Tamariki employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


All external applicants including MSD employees, please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system. Please note all applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact us through


Applications close:  26th September 2018




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