5x Assistant Policy Analysts (Pou Rito) - Ōkārito Programme
Ministry Of Health
Wellington, New Zealand
21h ago

Job Description

  • Wellington-based assistant programme for 12 months (beginning September 2022) based in our System Policy & Legislation directorate
  • A chance to use your lived experience from within hapū, iwi, Te Reo Māori and knowledge from te ao Māori in our policy mahi
  • Ability to work with experienced policy analysts to develop your policy skills
  • Ko Mātou a Manatū Hauora te kaitiaki hauora mō te Kāwanatanga. Kei te whai mātou i a Pae Ora mō ngā tāngata katoa i Aotearoa nei.

    He kawenga tino whaitake tā mātou, ko te tautoko i te Karauna me āna hononga ki ngāi Māori i raro i te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Ko te take hoki kia iho ake ngā wawata hauora o ngā whānau Māori ki roto i ā mātou nei mahi.

    Mehemea kei te kūao tonu koe i runga i tō ara mahi, haere mai, tono mai!

    Do you want to join a programme that connects your experience and knowledge to important policy being developed within the Ministry of Health?

    The Ōkārito Programme aims to build a pipeline to develop Māori expertise and bring greater diversity of thought and lived Māori experience into the different policy areas within our directorate and Ministry.

    Pou Rito will bring their strong understanding and background in kaupapa Māori, te ao Māori, and / or Te Tīriti o Waitangi and Te Reo Māori, and / or strong connections to iwi and Māori communities to contribute to more considered policy discussions.

    In turn, Pou Rito will be provided a well-rounded foundation of skills and knowledge on how to develop policy for senior leadership and Ministers, as well as a greater understand of machinery of government, in a supportive kaupapa Māori programme environment.

    We are looking for a wide-range of people to apply for this programme :

  • Whānau currently working in Hauora or health settings looking to take a step into the policy profession
  • Graduates who are looking to start their careers and have a keen interest in working in policy
  • Those who have experience in other areas of government but are looking for an opportunity to step into the policy space
  • Those who are wanting to change career paths into government / policy space
  • Pou Rito will experience (at minimum) two rotations with our policy teams, giving them sufficient opportunity to delve deep into particular policy areas.

    Rotations will be flexible depending on Pou Rito interests and policy project opportunities. Potential policy areas include Family & Community Health, Health System Settings, Therapeutics and other teams within Manatū Hauora.

    Each Pou Rito will be assigned a tuakana mentor for the duration of the programme to provide direct support and advice, to ensure they get the best experience from this programme and connect to Manatū whānau and manaaki.

    The Chief Advisor Māori will provide overarching support to Pou Rito and the management of the Ōkārito programme.

    Ngā uaratanga - Our Ministry values

    https : / / www.health.govt.nz / about-ministry / careers / our-ministry-values-nga-uaratanga

    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 nations 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 careers.health.govt.nz. Please click Apply for this Job ' to upload your CV and cover letter.

    For further information regarding the role, please contact recruitment health.govt.nz, quoting reference number MOH / 1639379

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