Health Protection Officer

Hawkes Bay District Health Board

Opens: 09/03/2018
Closes: 27/03/2018

Health Protection Officer

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Full Time, Permanent
80 hours per fortnight
Commencing 5 June 2018

We have a vacancy for a Health Protection Officer to join our cohesive, friendly team commencing on the 5th of June 2018. The position is a full time but due to the nature of work will require some flexibility and participation in the on call roster.

The successful candidate will be will be part of our Health Protection Team and it is anticipated that they will be able to enhance our unit according to his or her expertise and training. We take an active role in ongoing training and competency development of our team members.

It is anticipated that the successful applicant will be capable of undertaking the full range of Health Protection Officer duties, including some programme leadership roles depending on their experience. Our team is located at the Napier Health Centre.

The Hawke's Bay lies on the eastern side of New Zealand's North Island and is blessed with a Mediterranean type climate. There is excellent food, cultural events and recreational activities. It is a great place to bring up children with a number of excellent state schools and modern amenities. For families enjoying the sun, there are beaches and rivers to explore. Cycle between numerous world class wineries, hike or take a leisurely journey along one of the 17 heritage trails around the region. You can hunt in the ranges, fish for trout within minutes of leaving work, play golf at one of the many local courses or go yachting off Napier Harbour. And the central North Island ski fields are an easy drive away. Overall the Hawke's Bay offers an enviable lifestyle to you and your family.

The successful applicant must be able to obtain and maintain designation as a Health Protection Officer, as required by the Director General of Health in New Zealand.

The Values of the Hawke's Bay health sector are:
He kauanuanu - Respect
Ākina - Improvement
Rāranga te tira - Teamwork
Tauwhiro - Care

To apply for this role, please visit:

Applications close Tuesday, 27 March 2018.

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