Community Services Injury Prevention Co-ordinator – Wakatipu Central Otago

We’re seeking the support of a Community Services Injury Prevention Co-ordinator to join our team in Wakatipu on a part time permanent basis.


Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

This is a combined Community Services and Injury Prevention Co-ordinator role, 30 hours per week based in Queenstown (15 hours for each role). Our community services coordinators (CSC) ensure our community-based initiatives run smoothly, and our volunteers are well supported.  This involves ensuring our volunteers are prepared, informed and feel valued and connected to our kaupapa. Our Injury Prevention Co-ordinators are responsible for supporting the development and delivery of agreed and approved Injury prevention messages and programmes that provide support to whānau and the community. 


He kōrero mōu | About you

To thrive in this role you will need:

  • Strong relationship building capabilities, with proven experience in establishing trust and rapport with a wide range of people
  • Well established networks with extensive knowledge of the local community and a knowledge of volunteering and community work
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience in written and oral presentations, influencing and conflict management
  • A focus on quality, continuous improvement and excellence
  • A Registered Child Restraint Technician qualification or have a willingness to complete this qualification within 6 months of appointment
  • Drivers Licence is essential

Ensuring the success of our pro-equity vision, you will be committed to supporting in reducing health inequities. We expect and encourage all Plunket people to live our values; kia māia – to be courageous, kia Māhaki – to be humble, kia manaaki – to care and kia tūhono – to stand in relationship. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

If you’re seeking to work for an organisation that values improving society, join us at Whānau Āwhina Plunket. In line with our values, we believe in caring for our people, to support your wellbeing and ongoing professional growth.

  • The ability to schedule your mahi in a way that will support work and life balance
  • Various wellbeing schemes such as wellbeing days: use your one of your sick leave days to proactively protect your well being
  • Retail discounts
  • A generous parental leave scheme to support growing whānau


Tō tātou rōpu | About our team

The role works in partnership with the Injury Prevention Programmes and Community Services Managers, Injury Prevention team colleagues, Community Services teams, Clinical services teams, Plunket volunteers and employees to provide relevant services to help achieve Whānau Āwhina Plunket Vision and Goals


Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

To view the position description or to apply for this role please refer to For further information please contact Kathryn Impelmans

Applications must be made online and close 5pm, Thursday 23rd March 2023


Kotahi mano ngā rā hiki te oranga mo ngā whakatipuranga, i roto i  ngā  hapori 

In the first 1000 days setting the path of wellness in our communities, for generations to come

Whānau Āwhina Plunket is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of pēpi, tamariki and their whānau/family. We have committed to adopting a pro-equity approach where we give life to the Treaty principles of tino rangatiratanga, partnership, active protection, equity and options in our mahi/work to ensure healthy tamariki, confident whānau and connected communities. This journey is creating exciting career opportunities - If you would like to contribute to the important mahi we do, nau mai, haere mai.

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Permanent Part Time

Job no: CKAM320880

Location: Otago

Closing Date: Thursday, 23 March 2023