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The evaluation and monitoring team at Te Pou is expanding! We are seeking a diverse candidate to join our team supporting development and delivery of evaluation and monitoring at Te Pou and Blueprint for Learning. The role will undertake evaluation to inform projects, meet the organisation's evaluation needs by supporting project leads. You will also identify and include relevant monitoring measures in evaluation plans and develop and promote best practices and innovation through evaluation in mental health, addiction and disability services.

This is a full-time role, working Monday to Friday, 8.30am- 5.00pm.

About Te Pou

Te Pou is a national centre of workforce development for the New Zealand mental health, addiction, and disability sectors.

We support organisations to implement policy to practice and to develop their workforce with practical resources, consultation, and education. We use a sound evidence base that builds better services to improve people’s lives.

Our work is internationally recognised and focused on supporting and growing workforce capability and capacity. For information, visit our


You should also be able to demonstrate excellent relationship management skills, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and highly effective organisation and time management skills and be able to work autonomously and as part of a team.

Most importantly, you will have an outstanding attention to detail and an ability to rapidly engage with people at all levels to ensure the best possible results.

Ideally you will also have:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in mental health, addiction, disability, community development or social services
  • Relevant tertiary qualification—minimum Masters’ in health or social science field
  • Experience in managing evaluation projects
  • Display a passion for working with the sector to improve quality of life outcomes for people using mental health, addiction, and disability services
  • Familiarity with kaupapa Māori and/or Pacific research or evaluation approaches

The Benefits

In this role, you can look forward to flexible work arrangements, extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!

Ready to take a look at Te Pou? Then apply now.

Closing Date: Thursday 10th June 2021, please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date

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Contact: Heather Kongs-Taylor on 09 300 6764 if you have any questions.

For further information on Te Pou, please visit our website