As an independent Officer of Parliament, the Chief Ombudsman works to ensure people are treated fairly, primarily in relation to the administrative conduct of public sector agencies. As part of his role, the Chief Ombudsman monitors and inspects places of detention for cruel and inhumane treatment, including in private sector aged care facilities. The inspection of private sector aged care facilities is a new role that we are developing over the next three years.
We have seen considerable growth in the activities and functions we deliver, and there is a lot more to come as part of an ambitious vision for the future. We have a friendly and collaborative environment where our people enjoy interesting and challenging work and are passionate about what they do.
The role of Manager OPCAT is to assist the Chief Ombudsman fulfil his role to monitor and inspect places of detention. Reporting to the Assistant Ombudsman Compliance and Practice, you’ll set up and manage a new team focused primarily on carrying out inspections and monitoring the treatment of people in aged care health and disability places of detention.
What you will bring
So, if you have a passion for helping people and want to be part of fulfilling our purpose of fairness for all, go ahead, have a read of the job description, and apply now!
Depending on skills and experience, the expected starting salary for this position ranges from $112,000 to $147,000.
Applications Close: 5pm Thursday 14 November 2019
You will need to register through our online career centre, complete our application form, and upload your CV and cover letter. For further information please contact the recruitment team email@example.com.
All applicants will have a legal entitlement to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a criminal convictions check and may be required to achieve and maintain a NZ Government (NZSIS) security clearance.