Team Administrator – Disability Support Services

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    2018-07-13T21:17:37+00:00 1 week ago
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  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 05-JUL-18
  • Job Reference: MOH/1343295
  • Job Title: Team Administrator – Disability Support Services
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The purpose of Disability Support Services is to purchase services to enable people with disabilities and their families/whanau to live and participate in the wider community as other New Zealanders do. 


An opportunity has arisen for a Team Administration to support both the Service Access Team and the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act Team in Disability Support Services. The Team Administrator will be responsible for providing day-to-day support to the managers and team members in a busy and dynamic environment. This is a fixed term role for six months.


To be successful in this position you must demonstrate the following skills and experience:


  • Previous success in an administrative position, supporting a manager or team;
  • High degree of computer literacy, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Lotus Notes knowledge would be advantageous;
  • An eye for detail and good numeracy skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Proven ability to think ahead and anticipate and use initiative;
  • Ability to develop and maintain functional and effective working relationships
  • Proven experience in managing decision making boards or committees would be an advantage.


If you have the skills and experience outlined above and are seeking an opportunity to work in an interesting and challenging environment then we would like to hear from you.


The position is fixed term based in Wellington. The successful candidate will enjoy taking on a challenge, being part of a supportive team approach.


For further information about this position please contact Phil Wysocki on 04 816 4336 or email  To apply for this position provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role. All applications must be made online.


The Ministry of Health is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff – regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs, political opinion or union affiliation – have access to equal employment opportunities. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workforce and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements.


Applications close Sunday 15 July 2018