Policy Analyst - Disability Policy Team at Ministry of Health, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Are you looking to make a difference to outcomes for disabled people, their families and whānau?
- Do you want to apply your policy skills in a supportive, collaborative team?
The Disability Policy team is looking for a motivated self-starter to fill a permanent role that offers the opportunity to work across a range of important and engaging issues. The team is part of the Disability Directorate, which provides leadership and stewardship to the disability sector to ensure an equitable, fair and sustainable support system that delivers on the Government's priorities for people with a disability.
We are looking for a policy analyst with a passion for improving the lives of disabled people, their families and whānau, to join the team. The role offers the opportunity to apply a range of policy skills while delivering high quality advice that is fit for purpose. You will work with the disability community as well as colleagues from across the Ministry and other government agencies to deliver on the Government's priorities for disabled people.
To be successful, you will have:
- an understanding and experience of government and policy processes
- excellent analytical skills
- strong written and oral communication skills
- the ability to work collaboratively with partners in the disability community and public sector colleagues
- an understanding of and commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Knowledge of the disability sector is highly regarded.
We welcome applications from people with lived experience of disabilities, who are committed to progressing the rights and opportunities of disabled people, their family and whānau, and who have the skills and competences required for the advertised role.
We are committed to flexibility and making reasonable accommodations so that disabled people who are the preferred appointee are able to succeed in their role.
Ngā uaratanga - Our Ministry values
The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system. We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.
You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at careers.health.govt.nz. Please click ‘Apply for this Job' to upload your CV and cover letter.
For further information regarding the role, please contact Deborah Brockie at email@example.com, quoting reference number MOH/1581811.
Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Tuesday, 30 November 2021.
We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +6444665318 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Health|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||PD - Policy Analyst, Disability Policy, Strategy Policy & Performance - Disability.pdf (PDF, 151KB)
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