Health Protection Officer/Drinking Water Assessor

Location: Hutt Hospital - Regional Public Health

Contract: Permanent - 2 roles full time and part time (32 hours per week)

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Regional Public Health has an opportunity for a skilled, qualified and experienced Health Protection Officer/Drinking Water Assessor to join its Health Protection team in Lower Hutt. We have two roles available, full time and part time (32 hours per week). Please indicate in your cover letter which position you prefer.

Ideally, you will have broad experience working as a Health Protection Officer and have been designated/accredited as a Drinking Water Assessor. Applicants who are not currently working as a Health Protection Officer or Drinking Water Assessor but have the required environmental health science qualifications to be a health protection officer will be considered.

This position is part of a team of Health Protection Officers/Drinking Water Assessors working to enhance physical and recreational water environments, monitor drinking water supplies, and undertaking communicable disease and compliance and enforcement work.

It is important that you have excellent inter-personal and written communication skills, be naturally inquisitive and comfortable working in a professional, dynamic team. Good risk assessment and priority setting skills are essential. You must be available to work a rostered 24-hour on-call system and have a current driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY

You can apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz.

For further information on this role, please email keith.lewis@huttvalleydhb.org.nz and indicate the vacancy number 113271-20 and job title in the subject line. Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

Applications close: Sunday 5 July 2020

Speciality Ear Nurse

Location: Porirua - Children's Ear Van Service

Contract: Fixed term covering parental leave - up to 12 months

Hours: (0.6 FTE) Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

Regional Public Health's Porirua Children's Ear Van Service is looking to appoint a new Ear Nurse. This role requires experience working with children and a strong desire to make a positive impact on children's ear health in Porirua. Training will be provided.

This is a speciality role and training will be provided by our Ear Nurse Specialist. A steady hand and binocular vision for microscopy work are essential. You will need to be a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years experience.

We can offer you:

  • A supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development.
  • Comprehensive orientation programme
  • Training and study opportunities
  • Outstanding peer support.

Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region.

HOW TO APPLY

You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website:www.healthyjobs.co.nz.

For further information on this role, please email recruitment@huttvalleydhb.org.nz and indicate the vacancy number 113324-20 and job title in the subject line. Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

Applications close: Sunday 5 July 202

Last updated 22 June 2020.