Administrator - Legal Team

  • Based in Wellington
  • Support role
  • Full time or Part time, permanent position

The purpose of the Health and Disability Commissioner is to promote and protect health and disability services consumers’ rights and to facilitate the fair and efficient resolution of complaints relating to infringement of those rights. We are seeking to appoint a Legal Team Administrator to contribute to the Commissioner’s mission by providing administrative and secretarial support to the Associate Commissioner, Legal, the Director of Advocacy, and the Legal Team.

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and self initiated Administrator with good judgement and out-of-the box thinking to join our legal team. This role will provide administrative support for the team including organising travel and meetings, maintaining records, organising tasks, and communicating effectively with colleagues and stakeholders, whilst juggling a number of priorities. There is also the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge regarding the administration of the Official Information Act 1982 and Privacy Act 1993.

This role calls for a highly accurate, detail-oriented individual who is familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite, with the ability to pick up new systems quickly, and build and maintain strong relationships across the organisation.

Experience in administration and/or official correspondence role is desirable but not essential for the right applicant.

All applicants must complete the online HDC application form to be considered.  Applications can be submitted via the button below.  Your CV and Cover Letter can be attached within the application.  Address your Cover Letter to the Senior HR Advisor, Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner, P O Box 1791, Auckland 1140. 

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Applications for this role close on Tuesday 24 September 2019 at 4.30pm