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Advisor/Senior Advisor – Policy and Research

  • Outstanding opportunity to contribute to improving health and disability services.
  • Strong focus on mental health and addiction services.
  • Part of a small, experienced, collaborative team.
  • Part or full-time, flexible work arrangements.

The Health and Disability Commissioner promotes and protects health and disability services consumers' rights and, as part of that work, independently monitors and advocates for improvements to mental health and addiction services.

We are looking for an Advisor/Senior Advisor to provide policy advice and analysis on a wide range of health and disability issues with a particular focus on mental health and addiction services.

This role provides the opportunity to manage your own work programme while contributing to a larger programme of work, the ability to influence within the organisation and the wider sector, and to contribute to solutions that have real impact for New Zealanders.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Exceptional analytical and communication skills including excellent writing skills.
  • Ability and experience in providing policy advice, and a history of outstanding performance.
  • Knowledge of the New Zealand health and disability sectors, including an understanding of the issues affecting health and disability service consumers and providers.
  • An academic qualification in a relevant discipline.

Applications for this Wellington-based role close on 24 July 2017 and all applicants must complete an HDC application form (Docx 88kb)to be considered.

Download the position description. (PDF 98kb)

Please send your completed application form and CV to: HR Advisor, Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner, PO Box 1791, Auckland 1140 or by email to recruitment@hdc.org.nz.

Advisor/Senior Advisor - Policy and Research, Wellington
  Outstanding opportunity to contribute to improving health and disability services.
  Strong focus on mental health and addiction services.
  Part of a small, experienced, collaborative team.
  Part or full-time, flexible work arrangements.
The Health and Disability Commissioner promotes and protects health and disability services consumers' rights and, as part of that work, independently monitors and advocates for improvements to mental health and addiction services.
We are looking for an Advisor/Senior Advisor to provide policy advice and analysis on a wide range of health and disability issues with a particular focus on mental health and addiction services.
This role provides the opportunity to manage your own work programme while contributing to a larger programme of work, the ability to influence within the organisation and the wider sector, and to contribute to solutions that have real impact for New Zealanders.
To be successful in the role, you will have:
  Exceptional analytical and communication skills including excellent writing skills.
  Ability and experience in providing policy advice, and a history of outstanding performance.
  Knowledge of the New Zealand health and disability sectors, including an understanding of the issues affecting health and disability service consumers and providers.
  An academic qualification in a relevant discipline.
Applications for this Wellington-based role close on 24 July 2017 and all applicants must complete an HDC application form to be considered.
Please visit the HDC website for the application form and the position description.
http://www.hdc.org.nz/utilities/current-vacancies  
Please send your completed application form and CV to: HR Advisor, Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner, PO Box 1791, Auckland 1140 or by email to recruitment@hdc.org.nz.

 

 

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