Senior Advisor Mentally Healthy Work, External Development | All office locations
|Category:||Workplace Health & Safety|
|Attachments:|| PD WorkSafe - Senior Advisor MHW External Development.pdf (PDF, 127KB)
|Application Close Date:||24-Sep-2021|
- Fantastic opportunity within an exciting programme of work
- Actively engage with workplace communities
- Permanent role, all locations considered
WorkSafe is looking for a skilled and experienced communicator with knowledge about mental health and wellbeing in the workplace to join us as Senior Advisor Mentally Healthy Work - External Development. The postholder will develop and provide high quality specialist information and advice to internal and external stakeholders.
About the role
As the Senior Advisor – External Development, you will work with other members of the Mentally Healthy Work team to develop and support regulatory engagements and practice related to psychosocial risks and harm. You'll have a role in co-designing and supporting the deployment of the Mentally Healthy Work (MHW) assessment tools and interventions that will be used by frontline staff.
You will also provide specialist support to WorkSafe Inspectors in their engagements with PCBUs and workers. This includes but is not limited to assisting with the development of guidance and education products, data collection and analysis, and provision of training. You will also:
- Co-design the develop and testing of MHW regulatory approaches, digital tools and interventions with businesses, workers, and unions
- Develop and manage a set of indicators to measure MHW risk and protective factors
- Identify and/or develop MHW guidance materials, tools and resources which support the reduction of mental harm and build good practice
- Consider and engage with cultural aspects of mental health, and ensure strategies and frameworks are culturally responsive
Ideally you will have In-depth knowledge of workplace mental health, psychosocial hazards and work-related health challenges and opportunities. As well as knowledge and experience in the identification, assessment, and management of work-related risks to health, particularly mental health. You will also have the following:
Skills & Experience
- Strong analytical, critical thinking and reasoning skills
- Ability to adapt and develop as the environment evolves
- Ability to build and maintain positive relationships
- Effective self-management skills and well-developed planning and organising skills
- Commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the principles of Equal Employment Opportunities.
- Graduate qualification in relevant discipline
Working in our high-performing team you'll enjoy a supportive environment where you are trusted and empowered to do your best work. If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.
The salary range for this role is $83,998 - $111,997
WorkSafe New Zealand, Mahi Haumaru Aotearoa, is the primary workplace health and safety regulator – our vision is that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe. Our people are passionate about our vision and embrace and demonstrate our WorkSafe Values - Ngā Mātāpono:
- Whakakotahi – we're united in a strong purpose
- Kōrero mai – we engage meaningfully
- Tiakina mai - we're entrusted with a duty of care.
WorkSafe offer a range of benefits including free life, trauma and income protection insurances, discounts on health insurance and eye care, four weeks annual leave plus three days WorkSafe leave, and learning and professional development opportunities. We operate on a flexible by default basis, allowing you and your manager to create a flexible work experience that supports you and the business to succeed.
There are a range of networks you can become part of, such as our Te Rōpū Atuapiko Rainbow Network, WorkSafe Wahine Women's Network and our Kapa Haka group.
How to apply
Click the apply link, complete an application form and submit a copy of your CV and cover letter.
Applications close on Friday 24 September 2021