Are you a Registered Nurse with a passion for Occupational Health? The HSW team at St John have an opportunity to join their Occupational Health Services team to provide occupational health advice to their people.

· Location - Can be located anywhere in New Zealand

· Hybrid working; collaborative and high trust culture

· Full time - 6 month fixed term

Hato Hone St John - Voted New Zealand's Most Trusted Charity for the 9th time in the 2022 Reader's Digest Most Trusted Brands survey.

Hato Hone St John - Rainbow Tick Certified - Committed to continuous quality programme improvement designed to ensure St John is safe and welcoming for all employees.

About the role

St John is looking for an Occupational Health Advisor to join the Health, Safety and Wellbeing team reporting to the Manager, Occupational Health Service.

The purpose of this role is to work with colleagues across P&C and organisational stakeholders under a specialist business partner model, to implement, co-ordinate and promote HS&W initiatives within St John. Working closely with the HSW team members and managers as well as wider St John managers, leaders, and groups. This position will provide informed, professional advice and support to help facilitate the achievement of agreed national objectives and priorities across all HS&W activities.

Due to the complexity of our organisation and the nature of our business, we support the needs of a hugely diverse range of staff, volunteers, and partner organisations.

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, and capable professional who enjoys variety, learning and building the capability of organisation like ours. Could this, be you?

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

· Qualifications and experience working as an Occupational Health Nurse and membership of a recognized industry professional association e.g., NZOHNA or NZISM or

· Senior Registered Nurse with experience in community or public health and a desire to expand into workplace health.

· Proven success in occupational health screening and case management.

· Excellent interpersonal and time management skills.

· Strong attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Successful co-ordination of multiple occupational health projects/initiatives.

· Ability to work autonomously in managing own caseload.

· Open-minded, with a strong and demonstrated commitment to involve, engage and collaborate with colleagues

· The ability to apply up-to-date knowledge of NZ H&S legislation in pragmatic, "best practice" approaches and advice

· Proven success in building manager relationships/capability to help achieve sustainable results, modeling professional, open-minded and objective approaches in all interactions

· Proven success in effectively managing/facilitating rehabilitation in an occupational setting in side-by-side approaches.

· Experience in developing and delivering/facilitating meaningful H&W meetings, discussions, training, and group presentations


This is your opportunity to use your skills in an organisation that really makes a difference in the NZ community. This role offers you:

· Discounts from several retailers and service providers + Discounts off St John products and services

· Free emergency ambulance transport for you and your family anywhere in NZ

About Hato Hone St John

Hato Hone St John is a large organisation with a wide reach throughout New Zealand. We are a people centric organisation with approximately 9,000 volunteers working alongside 3,800 paid employees to care for our communities. We live by our values and our mission is We step forward when help is needed. For better. For Life. Ka Tū Ake, Hei Kaiāwhina, Mō Te Pai, Mō Te Oranga.

How to Apply

Click "APPLY NOW" before applications close on 11 October 2022.

For further information please contact Emily Palmer 0800 ST JOHN for a confidential discussion.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles as well as commitment to delivering equitable outcomes in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.

Haramai ngā tai o te animalia, he kāhui rangatira tēnei, he kāhui whakamana tāngata whaimahi, e te iti, e te rahi e.