About the Team
At the Heart Foundation, we are driven by our purpose - to stop all people in New Zealand dying prematurely from heart disease and enable people with heart disease to live full lives. The delivery of prevention and care and support programmes in New Zealand communities and fundraising for vital heart research describes the diverse work of our team of approximately 140 people across New Zealand.
About the role:
The Nutrition Advisor in Hawke’s Bay reports to the Prevention Manager – South and is part of the Prevention team. The purpose of this team is to promote knowledge, attitudes and behaviours that prevent heart disease among all New Zealanders. This is done by working with schools, early learning services and their wider communities, helping them to make healthy changes to their food environment, providing nutrition education and improving the long-term heart health of our tamariki.
To succeed in this role, you will be passionate about facilitating positive nutrition outcomes in schools, early learning services and their communities. You will be an excellent communicator and relate well to all, especially our tamariki. As a presenter and will get a “buzz” out of delivering impactful workshops, establishing high-trust relationships with various stakeholders and being a subject matter expert. You will have a strong interest in Human Nutrition and a broad understanding of public health.
Currently you might be working in a teaching role or clinical position with a strong desire to move into a more community facing role. This role offers excellent opportunities to utilise and grow your strengths and skills in education, consumer support and relationship management. This is a truly autonomous role working in a diverse, passionate and highly engaged team that’s committed to supporting each other and a shared vision of improving equity and serving New Zealand.
What we are looking for:
If this role is of interest to you, we would love to hear from you. Please review the Position Description and apply now!
Note that we will only consider New Zealand residents and holders of a valid work visa for this opportunity.
Applications close: Friday 30 October at midday
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