Health and Safety Specialist

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Looking for a fulfilling healthcare career in Auckland? Join ABC NZ as a Health & Safety Specialist. Support staff and residents' wellbeing and make a real impact on your career growth.

Job title
Health and Safety Specialist
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Newmarket, Auckland
Human Resources & Recruitment
Full time


Subsidised healthcare insurance + KiwiSaver
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Have you ever wanted a career with purpose?

Every day, in every way, we bring real heart to work. It’s what drives us to deliver our refreshingly different commitment to supporting the people who make a real difference in enriching the lives of our society’s most vulnerable. That is why we are seeking a Health & Safety Specialist based in Newmarket, Auckland. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture where you can make a difference while growing your career. With 40 care homes and 36 retirement villages across ABC NZ, you can make a true impact.

About the Role:

You will support the Head of Workplace Health & Safety across ABC New Zealand continuously improving the wellbeing, health and safety, and engagement of our people. You will be able to build rapport and strong relationships across a variety of diverse stakeholders in New Zealand and the APAC team. As someone who can effectively utilise data and generate reports while providing risk management training to our Care Home Managers, you will contribute to delivering the Health & Safety services to ABC NZ.

Where You'll Make an Impact:

Provide technical and advisory support to the operations and management of Workplace Health and Safety risks and controls.
Build partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders.
Generate reports, utilise data, identify trends, and work closely with the Head of Workplace Health & Safety to develop strategies.
Advise and train in injury management around reporting, investigation, and corrective actions and controls.
Review Workplace Health & Safety documentation and policies.
Educate staff in managing workplace risks under the Health & Safety Act 2015.
Conduct monitoring, inspections, and assessments to meet legislative requirements.

What About You:

You have a passion for workplace health & safety, with a collaborative, engaging, and empathetic communication style. You are customer-centric and outcomes-driven which enables you to work alongside stakeholders across the wider business.

Previous senior advisory experience in a Health & Safety capacity, ideally within a healthcare, construction, or high-risk environment.
Experience in developing and supporting the implementation of wellbeing, H&S strategies, frameworks, systems, processes, and policies.
Sound analytical, data-driven, and research skills to extract insights from information and provide an informed opinion on H&S risks and the adequacy of controls.
Ability to generate reports that provide meaningful insights on trends that lead to identifying improvements for staff and the business.
Proven ability to work on numerous projects, often under tight time constraints.
Strong relationship stakeholder management and influencing skills.
Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline.
Lead the ABC values on a day-to-basis and be customer-centric oriented.

Extra Reasons to Belong:

This role is hybrid role where you will be based at our Newmarket, Auckland support office.
Fully subsidised Southern Cross health insurance to our eligible permanent NZ employees and a discount on insurance cover for eligible family members.
Wellbeing discounts and advice, EAP counselling services, study support, and cultural leave.
Paid parental leave - in addition to standard parental leave, ABC offers 12 weeks of paid leave for primary carers and 2 weeks for secondary carers.
Refer-a-friend programme of $750 - $2,000.
Professional Development – in-house and external training and development.
Industry-competitive remuneration and benefits, and internal reward and recognition programmes.
No matter who you are or where you come from, we encourage you to ‘Be You at ABC.’
An accredited employer with Immigration NZ that values its diverse employees.
Fruit, snacks, tea, and coffee.

To express your interest, please submit an online application with your CV and we’ll reach out to chat about how you can progress your career with ABC.

Please note that applications are reviewed as they are received, and a preferred candidate may be selected prior to closing date.

Through vision, passion, and sheer hard work, we’re now New Zealand’s largest aged care and dementia care provider. As one of New Zealand’s leading healthcare organizations we employ more than 4,000 people: we’re brave, caring, and responsible. All united by one purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

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