Welfare Advisor | West Coast


Mō te tūnga | About the role

With a desire to promote our staff’s health and wellbeing, we are looking to appoint a part-time Welfare Advisor based on the West Coast for approximately 25 hours per week. The role includes being responsible for delivering group wellbeing sessions, supporting staff following traumatic incidents, facilitating care connection as well as promoting and facilitating healthy relationships amongst staff.

This is a varied and interesting role which provides a unique opportunity to have a real impact on people’s experience at work.

The role is permanent.

Pehea | About You

To be successful in this role you may be a health professional, most likely either a registered nurse or an allied health professional, or you may be someone with a strong interest and relevant experience in Wellbeing who is working (for example) in an enabling function within health.  You will have a passion for people, with a genuine interest in their wellbeing whilst forming meaningful connections and using your resourcefulness to connect people with services they may require.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills, qualifications and experience

Your skills, qualifications and experience include:

  • May hold appropriate professional qualifications/memberships (a current APC is preferred, but not essential)
  • Experience in a health setting
  • Strong partnering and relationship building skills
  • Competence or aptitude for delivering group wellbeing sessions
  • Experience in responding to traumatic and/or stressful scenarios
  • Skilled or have a desire to develop yourself in conflict resolution
  • Excellent professional boundaries and professionalism
  • Full current driver’s license

Mō mātou | About Us

From July 2022 the West Coast DHB transitioned across to Te Whatu Ora - Health NZ. This is a great opportunity to make a difference at a time of significant change in the healthcare sector.

Te Tai o Poutini West Coast we are proud of how we do things. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.

We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people – become part of our team.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Please submit your most recent resume along with a cover letter stating why you believe that you are the ideal candidate for the role highlighting any skills you have gained along the way.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.

Contact Shannon on shannon.leroux@cdhb.health.nz for additional information.



Health Disclaimer:

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.  It is therefore a condition of this application that you are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom are likely vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is a higher risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19.


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: WC2244272

Location: West Coast, Buller and Northern Areas, Greymouth, Hokitika, Reefton, South Westland

Closing Date: Sunday, 9th October 2022