Health Protection Officer - Trained or Trainee at Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch), Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Our Purpose: Why we do it
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.
The Team: What we do
Community and Public Health provides public health services to people living throughout Canterbury and the West Coast. This role forms part of our Christchurch based Health Protection Team. The team is involved in a broad range of environmental and communicable disease issues, alcohol harm reduction and emergency planning.
This is a permanent vacancy (1.0FTE) 40 hours a weeK.
The Role: Where you fit in;
Are you passionate about protecting the environment and health of the Canterbury community? We are seeking a motivated person who is either currently qualified as a Health Protection Officer or is interested in training and studying to become a Health Protection Officer. This is an exciting career where you will find yourself being part of our large Protection Team and involved in regulatory work, monitoring, communicable disease tracing, border Biosecurity, and emergency preparedness.
In this role (once you are designated), you are required to be on the on-call roster, as well as perform some case investigator duties. All members of the COVID response team are expected to be on a roster which at times will include weekend work. It would be highly desirable if you have experience self-managing complex and challenging interactions with people.
- Manage diverse tasks
- Work within tight timeframes and deadlines
- High level of accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to take initiative
- Interpersonal skills
- An ability to create effective working relationships at all levels is essential
This role is permanent, where your priority for the next 12 months will be our COVID-19 response. If you are not already designated as an HPO then you will be employed as a trainee and we will support you to achieve designation.
Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.
We have an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB called Something for You. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners across fashion, finance, health, lifestyle and more. either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You.
We are committed to helping you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes.
If this role is something that sounds exciting to you, please apply now
E koekoe te tūi, e ketekete te kākā, e kūkū te kereru!
It takes all people!
How to Apply
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.careers.cdhb.govt.nz to complete an application.
Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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