COVID Immunisation Lead

COVID Immunisation Lead

Fixed Term, Until 30 June 2022

Full Time, 80 Hours per fortnight


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Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?


Right now, we have a leadership and project management opportunity here in Timaru for a fast-mover who loves a good challenge.


This newly formed role recognizes the increasing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic alongside other vaccine preventable diseases, necessitating a cohesive approach across all vaccination programmes.  This position will take the lead in this space, by ensuring we maintain strong relationships with our communities, contracted providers and the Ministry of Health in order to ensure we achieve equitable and strong health outcomes for our population with regard to vaccine preventable diseases.


You will use your project management experience and leadership skills to take the lead in developing efficiencies and initiatives to enhance the equitable and strong health outcomes for our community in relation to vaccine preventable diseases. Working across various vaccination programmes and key stakeholders, your communication skills will be crucial to mobilise key partners and report regularly on activity and progress to keep our success moving toward. 


Here is your chance to make a real contribution. 


 Why choose South Canterbury DHB?


As one of the country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.


On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.


At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.


Apply now - this moment is yours!


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We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.
If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.


Application Closing Date 5 December 2021


As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.

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Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: KZAO1137672

Location: Corporate Services (Gardens Block), Primary and Community Services, Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 5 December 2021