Health Protection Officer

16 Mar 2017 4:02 PM | Anonymous

Health Protection Officer (or Trainee) 1.0 FTE,
Taranaki District Health Board
Vacancy TAR00202

We are seeking a fulltime Health Protection Officer. You will work as an effective and integral part of the Regulation and Environment Cluster within the Public Health Unit. You will promote, protect and conserve the health of the community in relation to the physical, chemical and biological
determinants of health in all aspects of the human environment.

This application is open to applicants who have completed the required university qualifications allowing them to be designated as a Health Protection Officer but who may have not been previously designated.

Taranaki is situated on the west coast of the lower North Island of New Zealand with a population of approximately 105,000. It is an excellent and affordable place to live and raise a family, with first class educational facilities. The mountain to surf environment encourages outdoor living and recreational activities which are all available within minutes of New Plymouth, the provincial capital.

Our focus is reducing inequalities for those with poorest health outcomes and improving Maori health. Our approach is to harness, integrate and build upon the strengths, skills, knowledge and capacity of our communities to make a sustainable difference.

Taranaki Base Hospital, situated in New Plymouth, is a progressive regional secondary referral centre for the province of Taranaki with a wide range of medical specialties.

For further information, please contact the Manager - Health Protection Officer, Matthew Parkinson on 06 753 7798 or via email

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Applications close on 22 March 2017.

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