23 Aug 2019

Full-Time Injury Prevention Partner – Mates and Dates Programme

Accident Compensation Corporation – Posted by ACC_hainesAnywhere


Job Description

Reducing the incidence and severity of injuries is a strategic priority for ACC and one of the many ways we help to improve lives every day. ACC is increasing its investment in injury prevention and implementing an ambitious Injury Prevention Strategy.

ACC’s vision is to create a unique partnership with every New Zealander, improving their quality of life by minimising the incidence and impact of injury. ACC is shifting the ways we work with New Zealanders to deliver meaningful support and guidance in the prevention, care and recovery from injury.

ACC’s Injury Prevention Programmes are part of inter-agency efforts that are making great progress in reducing New Zealand’s injury rate. As an Injury Prevention Partner in the Violence Injury Prevention team you will be responsible for the delivery of the ACC Mates and Dates healthy relationships programme for secondary school students (www.matesanddates.co.nz). You will also be responsible for developing, delivering, monitoring and evaluating a range of other injury prevention programmes and initiatives.The scope of the work is broad and has cross overs with a number of teams, so requires a multidisciplinary approach.

As an Injury Prevention Partner; your experience of working in a related field is paramount. You will be able to bring your understanding of this area to the table to inform meaningful discussions and actions.

You will have an agile and innovative mind-set and will invite a collaborative working style with your key stakeholders. Your previous work in this area will have you both well networked and familiar with navigating the intricacies and sensitivities involved with work in the violence space. Ideally you will also have experience with intervention design and delivery and will be able to take a lead role in this with the team.

The Violence Injury Prevention team focuses on reducing the incidence of suicide, family violence injuries, and sexual violence injuries. As such, you will be working in and around information that addresses those topics and incidences on a daily basis. Please consider this and your tolerance to the subject matter carefully prior to lodging an application.

What we are looking for from you to be successful in this role:

  • Experience within family and sexual violence prevention is required
  • Experience of working collaboratively to design effective, sustainable programmes that will reduce the incidence and/or severity of sexual violence and other violence injuries
  • Experience of influencing and interacting with diverse stakeholders at different levels
  • Ability to identify target groups through root cause analysis
  • Ability to work autonomously in the sectors’ changing environment
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our ACC career website

Applications will run through to Sunday, 8 September 2019.

Please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time we may move forward with pre-screening and interviewing.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Amanda in our Recruitment team at Amanda.Hossack2@acc.co.nz

At ACC, we recognise that diversity, inclusion and accessibility are important to our business, our people and our customers. We embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of our people now and into the future who help us continue to build a culture of involvement, respect and connection for our people and with all of New Zealand

Job Categories: Community Development. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 80,000 - 100,000. Job expires in Endless.

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