Public Health Advisor

  • Immediate start
  • Full time permanent position (40 hours per week)
  • Serves the Wellington Region

Addressing and reducing the health inequities in the current environment is a priority for Regional Public Health. We are seeking a person passionate about making a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of communities across the Wellington region, especially for our children, and Māori, and Pacific populations.

This position is part of our Healthy Communities Team who are leading the way through innovative ways of working that promote and improve health in our region. In this role you will facilitate and strengthen physical activity and recreation, by working with likeminded organisations, such as local Councils, to create the supportive environments needed for our communities to thrive. 

We want a motivated and skilled person who can make a positive difference, if you: 

  • Can have a conversation with anyone.
  • Are not shy in coming forward
  • Have excellent skills in written English
  • Can lead social media platforms for physical activity
  • Are a team player
  • Hold a degree in Public Health or other relevant topic
  • Can share your knowledge about social determinants
  • Will help us meet the obligations of the Treaty of Waitangi

Then we want to hear from you. To apply for this position please submit via the website with a cover letter (less than one-page) and a CV (less than 4 pages) that showcases:

  •   What you have done in your career that has led you to this role?
  •   How you will add value to our organisation? 
  •   You have proven skills, experience and attributes that we have outlined above.

Please note you must have permanent residency or a valid long term working visa to be considered for this position.


Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 9112116A-19

Location: Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

Closing Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019