Full time and Permanent Advisor to the New Zealand Sign Language Board – Wellington
About the Role
The Advisor (NZSL) will work with the Senior Advisor (NZSL) to support the NZSL Board promoting cross Government implementation of the New Zealand Sign Language Strategy. The New Zealand Disability Strategy , the Disability Action Plan and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) provides the context and The role involves working in close partnership with both the Disability sector and Government agencies and the provision of high quality information and advice on issues affecting disabled people.
To be successful in the role, you will work effectively with the Senior Advisor, the NZSL Board and:
We welcome applications from people with a lived experience of disability with the skills and experience listed above.
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is one of the lead agencies for the social sector. We help the Government to set priorities across the sector, co-ordinate the actions of other social sector agencies and track changes in the social wellbeing of New Zealanders.
How to Apply
Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as an internal candidate.
External applicants (including Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children employees) – please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system.
All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact us via email at email@example.com
Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience and capability relates to the competencies listed in the position description.
Applications close: 23 November 2018