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Social Services Accreditation Assessor

Ministry of Social Development
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Policy & analysis
Auckland - Auckland
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Social Services Accreditation Assessor (2 positions) - Auckland


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


About the Role


As a Social Services Accreditation (SSA) Assessor, you will review social service providers against a set of standards.  You will hold a portfolio of providers and work autonomously to achieve your personal targets.  You will also contribute to the broader goals of the Auckland and National SSA teams.


You will be part of a team accrediting a wide range of social service providers.  You will 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.


Skills & Experience


You will be confident and revel in managing varied and sometimes challenging relationships with providers and other key stakeholders.  This will draw on your cultural awareness, communication and relationship management skills.  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. 


About the Team


The Social Services Accreditation team provides assurance to Ministry of Social Development and other government agencies about the capability and capacity of social service providers to provide competent services.  There are four regional teams and a National Office team based in Wellington.


How to Apply


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV and 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 key accountabilities 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


Applications close: Sunday, 2 June 2019

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