• Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 04-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: MOH/1510066
  • Job Title: Administrator
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Provide administrative support to a dynamic team at the Ministry of Health
  • Monday to Friday, fulltime, with flexibility in hours worked each day
  • This is a permanent position, Wellington based


Are you enthusiastic, passionate with lots of energy and a keen interest in working with a team to help improve health outcomes for New Zealanders?


Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

A strong primary health care system is central to improving the health of all New Zealanders and reducing health inequities between different population groups. Our primary health care system needs to support people to live well, stay well and get well; ensure people understand and are able to access the care they need; provide care closer to where people live and work and; keep people at the centre of decision-making.


The Ministry’s Primary Care team works with primary care (general practices and primary health organisations (PHOs)) to deliver the best possible health outcomes for New Zealanders. The team works closely with other team across the Ministry


We are a team of talented, passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated people working to get the best health outcomes for New Zealanders.


Te whainga poto o tēnei tūranga – What is the purpose of this position?

The Administrator will provide high quality, timely support to the Primary Care team to enable the team to effectively deliver their work programmes.


The role is an ideal opportunity for you if you are wanting to work with a busy team, share or advance your understanding of the primary care health system or make a strong contribution to a key health priority. If you are looking for a new challenge, this is the role for you.


Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako – Skills & Experience

We are looking for someone who has:

  • strong organisational and administrative skills
  • communicates well both orally and in writing
  • engages well with internal and external stakeholders
  • can demonstrate an ability to work both independently and as part of a team with a flexible, ‘can do’ attitude.


You will also ideally have experience in working in central government.


The salary for this role is band 12SU which has a midpoint (100%) of $52,567.


The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nation’s health and disability system. We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at Please click ‘Apply for this Job’ to upload your CV and cover letter.

For further information regarding the role, please contact the Recruitment team at quoting reference number MOH/1510066


Advertising for this role closes at Midnight on 14 February 2021.


We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures.  In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at recruitment@health.govt.nzor on +64 4 816 2478 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.