Business Continuity & Emergency Management Planning Officer
Where you’ll be working: Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus - Waiora Building, Level 1
The details: Permanent - Full time (40 hours per week)
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Integrated Operations Centre (IOC) Directorate provides a vital link between the clinical and operational parts of the business. As a key member of the IOC, you will report to the Director of Operations and work closely with the provider arm Directorates, Health and Safety, and external partners such as government agencies, NGOs, iwi and NZ Police.
This role is to provide advice and guidance and to ensure Te Whatu Ora Waikato has the capability to respond effectively and efficiently to emergency or disaster events. This will be achieved through planning for impacts on service continuity and the testing and review of those plans; ensuring that Te Whatu Ora Waikato has realistic, efficient steps in place to reduce the impact on patients, employees and communities and to swiftly recover from emergency or disaster events.
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Mōu | About you
You are a dynamic, confident and enthusiastic team player, with the ability to inspire and motivate others. You will also be able to provide leadership in a complex and rapidly changing environment and have proven experience in transferring processes and roles between locations and organisations. Success in this role hinges on your ability to prioritise competing demands, build relationships and communicate effectively across the organisation.
Required skills & experience you will need to be consider for this role:
- 5+ years experience in an Emergency Planning and Business Continuity role within an acute setting
- Broad experience of delivering Emergency Planning training to all levels of staff
- Significant experience of planning, organising, leading and coordinating Emergency Planning and Business Continuity exercises
- Specialist knowledge of Emergency Planning and Business Continuity legislation and Organisational policies
- Understanding of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act (CDEM Act) 2002 and National Health Emergency Plan
Desired skills and experience:
- ISO 22301 Certified Business Continuity Management
- Experience working within the health sector
- Diploma in Health Emergency Management or equivalent
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
- Whakamana – Give and earn respect
- Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
- Mauri Pai – Fair play
- Whakapakari – Growing the good
- Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact email@example.com
Closing date: 13 February 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
|Location:||North Island - Waikato - Hamilton|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
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