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Senior Adviser - Disabilities

Department of Corrections
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Vacancy Number: SDNO11687 
Closing Date: 11.30pm Sunday 25th August 2019 
Location: National Office, Wellington 
Recruitment Contact: Kara.Makea - 

  • Provision of Services to Support Future Facing Front Line Support
  • Make a difference in the lives of others

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of others? Are you committed to excellent quality and service? Do you have a “big-picture” focus with an ability to keep track of the details? 

The Health Practice team is responsible for the ensuring the delivery of high quality primary health care services to people in prison that meet New Zealand Health sector standards and legislation. A key focus is on reducing disparities in health status in the prison population and achieving integrated care. 

You will be joining a team who is passionate about improving health services for some of New Zealand's most vulnerable. You will be making a key contribution to the development and integration of efficient and effective systems, policies and processes to support the delivery of health services by frontline staff and contracted providers. 

You will demonstrate the following skills and experience: 

  • Disability sector and/or clinical experience (minimum 5 years)
  • Experience working in a service development role, with a focus on quality improvement
  • Application of project management discipline
  • Understanding or experience with multi disciplinary health teams and approaches
  • Comprehensive stakeholder and relationship management capability
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communications

This is an opportunity to move your career forward. Success will come from your ability to demonstrate a high level of flexibility, adaptability and resilience. 

You will hold a current driver licence and have the ability to travel. A health related tertiary qualification would be desirable. 

All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. Please note: Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered. 

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