Case Leader Residential Services
Oranga Tamarik
South Auckland, NZ
1d ago

Permanent, Full Time, Manurewa

Our Youth Justice Residence 'Korowai Manaaki' provides a safe, secure and supportive environment where young people who have offended can make changes and get their lives back on track.

In addition to maintaining secure facilities, we aim to help rehabilitate young offenders. Case Leaders understand that the causes of offending are complex, and that successfully dealing with young offenders, demands action beyond simple punitive measures.

Mō mātou About us

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
  • Mō te tūnga About the role

    The main responsibility for our Case Leaders is to ensure interventions, programmes and steps are put in place for tamariki and rangatahi.

    These plans must address a range of different aspects including underlying criminogenic, behavioural, addiction and health (physical and mental) needs to enable a successful transition out of residential care and into employment, a vocational pathway or a stable external environment.

    As a Case Leader you will identify and coordinate a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure rangatahi get the support they need 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

    This may include leading the programme design and delivery of clinical and therapeutic intervention services, and is a great opportunity to use your knowledge of clinical practice and behavioural therapies to help deliver positive results.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu What you will bring

  • An undergraduate degree level qualification in psychology, education, social work, nursing (mental health);
  • Knowledge of 'Risks Needs Responsivity' (RNR) and practical applications in writing up care plans for rangatahi.
  • Experience working with a multi-agency team
  • Able to conduct assessments and write court reports
  • Culturally responsive practice and a good understanding of tikanga Māori
  • Competency in clinical practice and working with adolescents
  • Good understanding of the practical application of a range of different ecological and behavioural models
  • Full and clean driver's licence
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