Care Worker
New Zealand Government Jobs
, New Zealand
10d ago

Job Description

Care Worker - Oranga Tamariki

Location : Taranaki, NZ

Company : Oranga Tamariki

Care Worker - Fixed Term Opportunity

  • are you passionate about helping tamariki thrive
  • join a team where you have the opportunity to put your life experience and skills to use in a role that is challenging and rewarding
  • Do you want to be part of a team who make a positive difference in the lives of children and young people every day?

    Are you keen to inspire, motivate and encourage young people to reach their potential?

    If the answer is 'yes', we have a rewarding opportunity for you!

    We're looking for applicants for a fixed term to July 2020 role in the Taranaki region to mentor and support young people in our caregiving homes home.

    To excel in this role you'll need excellent communication and networking skills, have sound judgment and well developed interpersonal skills, are values-

    driven, enjoy working collaboratively and are motivated by building strong, open relationships with others.

    The purpose is to support tamariki in making good life choices, strengthening family / whānau relationships, and ensuring routines and processes for strengthening positive behaviour are in place and maintained.

    This is a unique opportunity to positively influence the lives of tamariki in your community.

    To be considered you will need to be able to :

  • inspire and engage positively with tamariki
  • think creatively to find solutions
  • maintain a good level of physical fitness
  • deal with difficult behaviour while remaining calm and resilient
  • excellent computer, verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • a relevant tertiary qualification is desirable
  • a current NZ working visa and a good command of written and spoken English
  • a current full 'clean' driver's licence.
  • How to apply :

    Please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system. Please note all applications must be made online.

    Internal Oranga Tamariki Employees please apply through your myHR portal at work.

    If you have any queries about this role, please feel free to contact HR Recruit ot.govt.nz

    Applications close : Monday 22nd April 2019

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