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Senior Advisor- Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Job Title: Senior Advisor- Health, Safety and Wellbeing
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
REF: 118346
Contact Details: Yassmin Lomeli
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago
  • Join a newly established team

  • Bring your ideas – we will listen

  • Flexible working environment

If you are someone who wants to make your mark by contributing to your co-workers, your professional field and your nation, we are keen to hear from you. Make the best use of your talents to make New Zealand a better and safer space for everyone. The newly established Workplace Services Group at Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA) is seeking Subject Matters Experts who know what good looks like and are happy to share this across the teams. 

At Te Tari Taiwhenua we embrace flexibility and how that works for each of us as individuals. We also ensure that we have team connectivity with team anchor days, social activities and quarterly away days.

This is an exciting, newly established role where you will be responsible for providing advice on wellbeing, health and safety. You will be developing, supporting and implementing fit-for-purpose wellbeing, health and safety strategies, policies and practices. Specifically, the functions of this position is to exercise a range of wellbeing, health and safety practitioner skills and expertise to support growing the capability of our people to enable a culture where wellbeing, health and safety is part of 'how we do things around here'.

You will have proven experience, skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Proven experience in managingwellbeing, health and safety in a large and complex environment.

  • Experienced in successful staff safety and wellbeing promotion and developing management strategies to implement these operationally.

  • Experience in managing responses for staff support and rehabilitation from injuries and traumatic situations.

  • Experience in the development, preparation and monitoring of service delivery performance measures and a reporting against these.

  • A working understanding of the Health and Safety at work Act and relevant legislation.

  • Significant knowledge of, and experience in, delivering hands on health and safety policy, procedures and systems, including data management and reporting.


At Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA) our purpose is to serve and connect people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation. In other words, it’s all about helping to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders.

If you feel excited by this opportunity to really make a difference, please feel free to reach out to us to find out more and discuss whether this fantastic opportunity is the right fit for you.

For further information contact Yassmin Lomeli on 021 743 479 quoting job number 118346.


Applications for this role close at midnight on Sunday 14 August 2022.