Suicide Prevention/Postvention Coordinator

0.4 FTE



WellSouth has the aim of improving health outcomes for people in the Southern district.


WellSouth is looking to employ a Coordinator to facilitate suicide prevention and postvention initiatives and activities. The focus of this role includes enhancing and expanding our current local community services and capacity within the district.


The successful applicant will:

  • Have strong Project and Risk Management skills
  • Public Health qualification and/or experience is desirable

  • Be able to provide safe best practice advice to internal and external stakeholders
  • Has the ability to form and maintain strong relationships with relevant groups and individuals including local Maori and Iwi, other Suicide Prevention Coordinators, relevant agencies and the Ministry of Health
  • Have a relevant tertiary degree in health, social services or community development.


A copy of the job description is available below:

Job Description


Applications are to be directed to Human Resources phone 0800 477 115, email


Applications must include a CV, letter of application and the application form


If you wish to discuss the role please contact Bonnie Scarth on 021 343 741 or email


Applications close 5pm Monday 16 March 2020