Senior Advisor, System Transformation | Wellington

Senior Advisor, System Transformation

Posted on 11-Jul-2017
Application Close Date: 25-Jul-2017
Policy and Advisory
Position Type:
Fixed Term/Secondment
Job Reference:
Note clipPD_Senior Advisor_Disability.docx (Word, 26KB)
Job Specification

The System Transformation team within the Ministry of Health is looking for Advisors/Senior Advisors to support the development and implementation of the new disability support system in the MidCentral region on a fixed term basis.


The System Transformation work is an exciting time for disability services as it will significantly change the way we currently support disabled people so they have more choice and control over their support and lives.

As a Senior Advisor, you will be responsible for:

  • Working with the disability sector to develop the detailed design of elements in the new disability support system in MidCentral
  • Providing feedback on the end to end process to ensure the new disability support system works for disabled people and whanau.


We are looking for people with a strong understanding of disability, disability rights, the Enabling Good Lives vision and principles and some knowledge of the work of the System Transformation to date. Successful candidates will be self-starters who are results driven and can work well as part of a team. You will find that your lived experience of a disability and the disability support system will provide you with a strong background for delivering against the requirements of this role.


We welcome applications from disabled people or people with lived experience of a disability as a family member. Part-time and flexible working options are available. 


For a full job description, head to    


The Ministry of Health's recruitment practices are firmly based on Equal Employment Principles. All applications must be made online.


For further information about this role please contact Jolene Ingram on 04 816 2947 or email      



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