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Investigator/Senior Investigator

  • Auckland or Wellington based
  • Strong analytical skills essential
  • Experience in handling investigations
  • A law degree and/or a clinical background desirable

The purpose of the Health and Disability Commissioner is to promote and protect health and disability services consumers' rights and to facilitate the fair and efficient resolution of complaints relating to infringement of those rights.

The investigators investigate serious complaints and draft investigation reports.

We are looking for talented investigators with strong analytical skills to join our investigations team (Investigator/Senior Investigator). Those with more experience in handling complex investigations or conducting litigation, with demonstrated leadership skills will fit the Senior Investigator position.

To be successful within the investigations team, you will need:

  • Experience in and knowledge of investigations, preferably in the health and disability or complaints jurisdiction sectors
  • Ability to think critically and analyse complex factual scenarios
  • Ability to manage a number of investigations simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • An understanding of the New Zealand health and disability sector, consumer rights issues and the needs of health and disability consumers
  • Highly developed communication and writing skills
  • A demonstrated focus on quality and attention to detail
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification

All applicants must complete an HDC application form in order to be considered.

Please download the application form (Docx 88kb), Investigator position description (PDF 100kb) and or Senior Investigator position description (PDF 101kb).

Applications for this role close 5pm, Monday 18 September 2017.

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

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