Mentally Healthy Work: Researcher (Suicide Data) | Wellington
|Category:||Workplace Health & Safety|
|Position Type:||Fixed Term|
|Attachments:|| PD- Mentally Healthy Work - Researcher.pdf (PDF, 112KB)
|Application Close Date:||17-Dec-2021|
- Excellent opportunity to build upon your existing research experience
- Support a crucial piece of work to enhance mentally healthy work in New Zealand
- 6-months full time, Wellington based
Mentally Healthy Work - Researcher
About the role
We have a 6-month fixed term opportunity to complete a research project on work-related suicide. The role will include:
- Reviewing New Zealand and overseas research and literature on work-related suicide
- Summarising literature findings
- Completing a research project using Coronial findings that refer to suicide
- Reading Coronial findings and recording work-related variables
- Thematic analysis of factors associated with work-related suicide
This position will involve exposure to sensitive material regarding suicide. Please consider your personal responsivity to this issue before applying for this role. WorkSafe routinely provides access to support and supervision for all staff.
Skills & Experience
- A postgraduate qualification in psychology or a relevant discipline
- Research skills and experience (ideally post-graduate) including data management, data analysis, and the preparation of research reports
- Experience in the management of sensitive research data
- Research presentation skills
- Prior experience completing literature reviews
- Strong ability to collaborate and work effectively with others
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 10 December 2021.
Short listing and interviews for this role will commence immediately, so if you are interested, please apply now