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Are you an experienced Occupational Health Nurse looking for your next challenge in a large, progressive company?

Silver Fern Farms Finegand, our largest processing facility, employing around 1200 people at the peak of the season, have an outstanding opportunity for an Occupational Health Lead to join the team and bring their passion for people and their wellbeing.

In this hands-on leadership position, it will be your responsibility to lead and manage the health clinic and associated occupational health programs that will help reduce occupational health-related harm in the workplace. You will work collaboratively with site management, key stakeholders, and a small team of nurses onsite. Coordination of ACC reviews of injuries and injury compensation will be an aspect of this role.

A core focus of this role will be the development and implementation of a musculoskeletal improvement plan as a means to reduce harm to our employees. This is an exciting opportunity to really drive the promotion of a health-focused culture across the Site, encouraging staff to become more aware of their own health and safety.

To be successful you should have the following attributes:

  • Hold a current Practising certificate as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational nursing experience, ideally in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively and build relationships to drive change
  • Understanding or experience in claims management

If you have the drive to lead and implement positive change and initiatives across the Site, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply online, or find out more about Silver Fern Farms, click on "Apply" below!

  • Classifications: Healthcare & Social Assistance
  • Company: Silver Fern Farms Ltd
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Otago
  • Country: New Zealand
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