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Public Health Planner - Toi Te Ora (Public Health)

Advertiser: Bay of Plenty District Health BoardMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
16 Apr 2019
Bay of Plenty
Work Type
Full Time
Healthcare & Medical, Medical Administration

Public Health Planner

Toi Te Ora Public Health

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

1.0FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

Toi Te Ora Public Health plays a key role to assist with improving and protecting the health of the population living in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts, with a particular focus on achieving health equity for Maori. 


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Planner to join our friendly and engaging team. This role requires you to have a relevant tertiary qualification, ideally with experience in public health or a related area, and preferably to a senior level.  An understanding of the issues impacting Maori health, along with knowledge of local authority planning processes will be an advantage.


In this role you will be required to coordinate and support Toi Te Ora’s planning and reporting functions so we meet our contractual obligations with the Ministry of Health.  As an experienced Planner you will be self-driven and passionate about this opportunity to assist us with this work. Having extensive experience with writing strategic and operational plans supported by the ability to think strategically will be advantageous in securing this role. 


As an effective communicator you will be skilled at quickly developing strong working relationships with a wide range of staff within our two district health boards, as well as across other sectors and communities, including policy makers.  You will be expected to travel as part of this role. 


Toi Te Ora is a leader in improving population health and, as a Gold Accredited WorkWell organisation, we provide a supportive working environment for our staff.


Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  If you are not a New Zealand Citizen, you must have the right of permanent residence or a work permit.


At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do.  We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families/whānau.   For more information about our values and working at BOPDHB, please visit our website

All positions at the BOPDHB are subject to safety checks; in addition the candidate may be required to supply evidence of Transmissible Disease Immunity at their own cost.

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Applications close 7 May 2019, and must be made online

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