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Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading marketer, processor and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products. We are a regionally significant business: with annual revenue, in excess of $2.3bn, 7,000 employees, 5 offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries.

'To become the world's most successful and sustainable grass-fed red meat company' is our vision as a food company. We are committed to excellence with a level of skill, expertise and care that allows us to bring the very best of New Zealand to the world. 

We have an excellent opportunity at our Finegand food processing plant in Balclutha, for an energetic person who can provide occupational health services. Reporting to the plant Health & Safety Manager, this position will provide occupational health services, including first line injury management and rehabilitation, and health and safety programmes and services to employees at the Fingand plant. Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about providing care and wellbeing services to people at the front line of our industry.

To be successful you should have the following attributes:

  • Clinical and industrial experience preferred
  • Registered Nurse or similar health provider qualification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy in Excel, Word and database input

This role will require the Occupational Health Nurse to follow set procedures as agreed under the ACC Partnership Programme. This will include monitoring various aspects of employee health, along with promotion of health and wellness. Prevention in injury and illness and protection from work related and environmental hazards are the main focus. First line injury treatment, injury management and monitoring experience would be desirable. If you are a dynamic individual who has the drive and motivation to succeed and is excited at the prospect of joining a progressive company within the New Zealand meat industry, we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply online, click on "Apply" below to submit your application. 

  • 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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