Waitaki District Health Services



Visiting hours are currently 2.00pm - 4.00pm and 6.00pm - 7.00pm daily.

Health & Safety Advisor

(.6 FTE – 6 days per fortnight)


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Waitaki District Health Services Ltd (WDHSL) for a part time (3 days a week) Health and Safety Advisor to commence early July 2021.


WDHSL is located in Oamaru, the centre of the beautiful Waitaki District.  It is close to a number of world class ski fields and has various lakes within the district that provide both great boating and fishing opportunities.  It is also the final destination on the famous Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail.


Reporting to the Quality Manger, the primary focus of the Health and Safety Advisor is to drive a positive safety culture through strategy development; leadership and direction; support and implementation of safety, health, wellbeing and emergency management initiatives across the organisation.


The successful candidate will be required to have an appropriate tertiary Health and Safety qualification or working towards.  They will require proven Health and Safety Management experience of a minimum of 2 years; knowledge and experience in Hazardous Substances Management and also Emergency Management.


WDHSL is a Council Controlled Organisation being community owned.  We strive for excellence and lead quality healthcare every day, making a difference to the lives of those within our community.   Our services or delivered in line with our Core Value ‘putting people at the heart of everything we do – each other, our patients, our customers and our community’.


Applications including a CV are to be sent to Colleen Myers, Quality Manager, colleen.myers@southerndhb.govt.nz


A position description or any enquiries can also be made to the above.


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