Equity Advisor


  • Full-time (part-time would be considered for the right candidate)
  • Flexible location

About us

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is the post-graduate training organisation for doctors wanting to specialise in general practice and rural hospital medicine. We support a membership of 5,500 GPs and rural hospital doctors, making us New Zealand’s largest medical college. 

Our role is to advocate for equity, access, and sustainable healthcare for all people in Aotearoa New Zealand, which we do by setting and maintaining education and quality standards and supporting our members to provide skilled, equitable care to their patients. We believe fundamentally that regardless of who or where they are, every New Zealander should have access to their own GP.The College’s 65 staff work in a light, bright central Wellington office that has sea views. We value health and support staff in this with wellness benefits, free fruit, social activities, and friendly colleagues. 

Our commitment to equity and diversity 

Ki te hunga e āta whakaaro ana ki te tuku i te pukapuka tono mō te tūranga nei. He Kāreti tēnei e kaingākau ana ki te reo me ngā tikanga Māori. Mehemea e manawanui ana koe ki te āwhina i te Kāreti ki te whakatutuki i te mana hauora taurite, tēnā koa tukua mai to tono.
We want our College team to reflect the diversity of Aotearoa New Zealand and the communities that our people serve and work in. We acknowledge the impacts of inequitable health systems and care on Māori as tangata whenua, and on other groups, and we are addressing these as part of our strategic direction. Applicants with additional skills in te reo and tikanga Māori and experience in working in Māori contexts are most welcome. As an employer we also seek to attract staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives, and welcome, value and respect their contributions to our work and workplace.

The role

We are looking for an advisor to join our Equity team. The successful applicant will specifically to help to increase equity for pacific and rural health in New Zealand.

Reporting to the Head of Equity, you will be able to advise and develop health programmes for rural GPs and hospital medicine practitioners. As part of the Equity Team you will be integral to helping specifically Pacific and Rural communities, a great opportunity to influence health outcomes in a positive environment

Ideally you will have: 

  • experience in a health advisory capacity previously
  • the ability to influence
  • the ability to working within in a team and remote environments
  • excellent communication skills
  • great computer skills
  • a relevant degree or equivalent experience

Job description 

View the job description.


If you are committed to making a positive difference please apply.  Applications run through to 21 April 2021 but please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner.

To apply, please send your CV and completed application form to DHPConsultancy@outlook.com