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Position Title: Regulatory and Protection Team Coordinator
Location: Otago/Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.2 FTE
Date Posted: 14/01/2021
Application Closing Date: 31/01/2021 11PM
Job #: 064942
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Regulatory and Protection Team Coordinator

Public Health, Dunedin, Invercargill or Queenstown

  • Permanent part time (8hours/week)




About the Team

As a Public Health Service, we are undergoing an exciting transformational change working collaboratively with our partners and using health in all policies approaches, addressing the determinants of health, reducing inequities and improving the health and wellbeing of our southern communities where they live, learn, work and play.

The Regulatory and Protection team is a newly formed multidisciplinary district team responsible for Health Protection, communicable disease, smoke free and Alcohol Regulatory work.


About you/ The role

As Team Coordinator, you will be a key member of the service leadership team. You will be experienced in leading and coordinating teams and will be supporting the team leader and enabling the team to embed the new model of working.

You will be committed to the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi and be actively engaging with the Māori community and stakeholders, and able to apply Te Pae Mahutonga in your work.

You will have previous experience working in a public health service in either a regulatory or in a health protection role. A strong understanding of the Public Health Covid19 response and the ongoing requirements of the service around Covid19 is essential.


Essential Skills and Criteria

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in public health and be an excellent communicator, both verbal and written, and have excellent facilitation skills.
  • You will be skilled at using the Microsoft suite, MS Teams and sharepoint. Also have experience in using databases and patient management systems
  • As you may end up training staff, experience in delivering adult education is essential
  • You will be able to prioritise your work, time and resources in the most efficient way to achieve your goals and that of the team.
  • You will be a methodical thinker who can help develop processes and protocols.
  • Due to the ongoing Public Health Covid19 response, a proven ability to work under pressure is essential
  • Travel around the district will be required. A full driver’s licence is essential.



Closing Date: Sunday 31st of January 2021

For further information please contact Theonette Ramsden, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:


Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.


Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

How to Apply  
You can contact the Recruitment team by emailing, or by calling 03 470 9357 (Otago) or 03 214 7220 (Southland)
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

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