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Senior Advisor

Ministry of Health
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Policy & analysis
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Job Description

A strong primary health care system is central to improving the health of all New Zealanders and reducing health inequalities between different population groups. Our primary health care system needs to: support people to live well, stay well and get well; ensure people understand and are able to access the care they need; provide care closer to where people live and work and; keep people at the centre of decision-making.


If you are an enthusiastic, passionate person with a focus on improving health outcomes and have lots of energy, then read on as we would love to hear from you.


Due to an internal movements, we are seeking a Senior Advisor to join the Primary Care team. This is an ideal opportunity for you if you are wanting to: share or advance your understanding of the primary care health system; contribute to service design and implementation; be part of a busy collaborative team; and make a strong contribution to a key health priority.


It would be an advantage if you:


  • are a skilled oral and written communicator;
  • engage well with internal and external stakeholders;
  • have relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • have skills in understanding and analysing data; and
  • can demonstrate an ability to work both independently and as part of a team with a flexible, ‘can do' attitude.


You will also ideally have an understanding of the health and disability sector (primary health care sector an advantage) and experience in working in central government. 


For a full job description, please head to the Ministry of Health Website. 

For further information on these positions please contact Gabrielle Roberts on (04) 816 3548 or email


We only accept online applications. 

The Ministry of Health has a commitment to Equal Employment opportunities.

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