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Social Services Accreditation Assessor - Wellington

Ministry of Social Development
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Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Social Services Accreditation Assessor – Wellington

Fixed Term/Secondment – 6 months

  • Passionate about quality improvement
  • Confident with evidential inquiry
  • Experienced in social service provision

We are looking for a passionate, confident and experienced assessor to join our Social Services Accreditation (SSA) team based at our Willis Street office.

Be part of accrediting a wide range of social service providers.  Use your experience in quality assurance from across government settings, auditing skills or knowledge of social service delivery to provide surety to government agencies, that the providers they engage with have the capability to deliver quality social services. 

As an accreditation assessor you will review social service providers against a set of minimum standards.  You will hold a portfolio of providers and work autonomously to achieve your personal targets.  You will contribute to the broader goals of the National SSA team. 

You will be confident managing varied and sometimes challenging relationships with providers.  This will draw on your cultural awareness, communication skills and ability to manage relationships.  You will hold a full current driver's licence and travel frequently.

If you think you have the skillset and experience to enjoy this role – we would like to hear from you.  

To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description.

All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at

Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.

External Candidates(including Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children employees) must apply directly through our MSD careers page at

Applications close: Sunday, 25 March 2018

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