Casual Residential Worker - Talent Pool
Oranga Tamarik
Wellington, NZ
3d ago

Can you provide positive engagement, role-modelling and motivation for tamariki and rangatahi?

Join our Casual Residential Worker Talent Pool so that we can consider you for these opportunities throughout New Zealand as soon as they become available.

About us Mō mātou

Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do. In our work, we aim to demonstrate these values :

  • We put Tamariki first
  • We believe Aroha is vital
  • We respect the Mana of people
  • We are Tika and Pono
  • We value Whakapapa
  • We recognise that Oranga is a journey
  • About the role mō te tūnga

    The Residential Worker will ensure they demonstrate appropriate models of behaviour, acknowledging the personal influence on the life of each child or young person, and that this interaction has a positive influence and brightens the outcome for those children and young people in our care.

  • Coach rangatahi through our structured day and through all life necessities
  • Participate in physical activity with our young people by playing sports and taking part in gym activities
  • Support our rangatahi by helping them with their studies, teaching them life skills such as cooking, art, music and cultural programmes and mentor them to make positive life choices
  • Build rapport with rangatahi who have experienced trauma and assist with redirecting behaviour
  • About you Mōu

    We are looking for candidates that demonstrate the following :

  • full, clean New Zealand Driver's Licence
  • someone who meets the Children's Act safety checking and our vetting requirements
  • the right to work in NZ
  • resilience and initiative with a positive outlook
  • empathy, patience, and ability to see past what someone may be struggling with
  • a positive role model and team player
  • sound judgment - you need to 'think on your feet'
  • someone who builds rapport with young people
  • What we offer tāu e tuku nei

  • hourly rate of $22.75 + holiday pay
  • thorough induction programme
  • on-going training in areas such as health and safety and behavioural management techniques
  • As a casual you may be called upon to work a shift during the period Monday to Sunday, from 6.30am to 11.00pm. On some occasions we may ask you to work outside of these hours.

    You may be asked to work more than one day in a row. Because our casual pool provides support when relief is required you may be called upon at short notice.

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