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Investigator/Senior Investigator

Health and Disability Commissioner
Job Category:
Legal & courts
Wellington - Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Investigator or Senior Investigator

  • Auckland or Wellington based
  • Strong analytical and communication skills essential
  • Experience in handling investigations
  • A law degree and/or a clinical or Investigations 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 complaints and draft investigation reports.


We are looking for either a Senior Investigator or an Investigator with strong analytical and communication skills to join our investigations team.  Although the preferred position is full time, applications will be considered by persons who prefer to work four rather than five days per week.


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 online HDC application form in order to be considered.


Please visit the HDC website for the HDC application form and position description


Please address your cover letter to: Senior HR Advisor, Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner. For enquiries email:


Applications for this role close at 4.30pm, Monday 26 November 2018.

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