Trainee Health Protection Officer

Trainee Health Protection Officer 
Toi Te Ora Public Health
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Here’s a great opportunity for a Trainee to join a close-knit team for twelve months.

You’ve trained for this role for a long time, now put your scientific and regulatory knowledge to the test. Today you could be working on our border health programme assisting with ship sanitation inspections or assisting with disease outbreak investigations but tomorrow you could be spending the day in the sun as part of our biosecurity programme. Whatever you are working on, this job will give you practical experience that will help you gain designation as a Health Protection Officer.

To be a strong contender for shortlisting you must have a clean, full drivers’ licence and have completed one of the following:

Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health
Bachelor of Health Science (Environmental Health)
Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Protection)

Or another qualification approved by the Director General of Health
This is a fabulous chance to join a values-based organisation that invests in the development of its people.

The possibilities are endless when you become a Health Protection Officer.
You must have permanent residency or a valid long-term working visa to be considered for this position. The contract will be for twelve months starting in April 2021 (start and end dates are negotiable for the right candidate).
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work. The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.