Investigator/Senior Investigator

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 20-OCT-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/208
  • Job Title: Investigator/Senior Investigator
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  • Summary:

Investigator or Senior Investigator

  • Wellington based
  • Strong analytical and communication skills essential
  • A law degree and/or a clinical background

The purpose of the Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC) 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 have an opportunity looking for an Investigator or a Senior Investigator with strong analytical and communication skills to join our professional, friendly and supportive organisation. This is a full time position Investigations team in central Wellington.

The Senior Investigators/investigators gather evidence relating to complaints, and work collaboratively with the legal team and (Deputy) Commissioners in drafting investigation reports.


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Experience in and knowledge of investigations, preferably in the health and disability or complaints jurisdiction sectors would be an advantage
  • Ability to think critically and analyse complex factual scenarios
  • Ability to manage a number of investigations simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • An understanding of the New Zealand health and disability sector, consumer rights issues and the needs of health and disability consumers is desirable
  • Highly developed communication and writing skills
  • A demonstrated focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills with a proven record to work with different stakeholders in a collaborative environment
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification (health or law) and/or a clinical background.


All applicants must complete an online HDC application form to be considered.

Please visit the HDC website for the position description and to complete the online application form:

E-mail enquiries to

Applications for this role close at 4.30pm, Monday 9th November 2020