The Commission has the following current vacancies:

Senior Policy Analyst (Māori), Mortality Review Committees
  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Wellington

Ko te whāinga rangatira hei tūāpapa mō Te Kupu Taurangi Hauora o Aotearoa; Ko te whakatutuki i te mana taurite hauora mō ngā tāngata puta noa i te motu. Ko ngā mātāpuna o Te Tiriti o Waitangi hei whāriki e whai ake i tēnei moemoeā.

The aim of the Health Quality & Safety Commission is to achieve health quality improvement and equity for all. The principles of the Treaty of Waitangi are a basis upon which we strive to achieve this aspiration.

We are looking for a Senior Policy Analyst (Māori) with Māori leadership and policy expertise, to support the work of the mortality review committees. The role requires analytical skills that can focus on Māori health gain and equity, as well as bringing a Treaty based analysis to the work of the committees. The Māori caucus Rubric and guidelines will also guide the work required of this role.

The Commission has accountability for the functions of the mortality review committees. These are statutory committees under Section 59E of the NZPHD Act 2000 and are required to review deaths that are within their scope, with a view to learning and systems improvement to prevent further deaths.

This is your opportunity to work alongside experts and leaders in addressing inequity and contribute to change in the health and social sectors.

You will join a dedicated team and be part of a dynamic environment where the best care of people is central to our work. The Commission is a great work environment with opportunities to be involved in challenging and varied work that makes a real difference to peoples lives. The senior policy analyst (Māori) role will be your opportunity to make a difference for whānau, hāpū and iwi Māori.

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is a stand-alone Crown entity with a Board responsible to the Minister of Health. The Commission is responsible for assisting providers across the whole health and disability sector, both private and public, to improve service safety and quality and therefore outcomes for all those who use these services in New Zealand. Read more about our values.

For further information contact Lisa Clyde on 021 248 8190 or

To apply for the role please forward your CV, application form and a covering letter to Lisa Clyde at Applications close at 5pm on Friday 26 October 2018.

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Last updated 04/10/2018