Senior Adviser - Psychology and Programmes - 2 Positions
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, Wairarapa, New Zealand
12d ago

Job Description

Do you have experience in rehabilitation programme design, procurement or contract management in the social or justice sector?

Do you want to help craft how the Department improves the rehabilitation outcomes for the people in our care?

The Contracted Rehabilitation Programmes team needs two qualified Advisers (or equivalent experience) to drive the design and delivery of effective rehabilitation programmes for people in prisons and communities.

These are full time 6 month fixed term contracts based in National Office.

The Contracted Rehabilitation Programmes team has a busy and wide-ranging work programme that includes supporting our contracted NGO providers who deliver alcohol and other drug treatment programmes and interventions in the community and prisons, non-

violence programmes in the community, Tikanga programmes, child sex offender programmes in the community, parenting programmes in prisons and restorative justice processes.

As a member of the Contracted Rehabilitation Programmes team you will work on the planning, design, procurement, implementation and / or support of the ongoing delivery of our nationally contracted rehabilitation services.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a hardworking self starter and demonstrate :

  • Natural ability for building and maintaining successful relationships with Corrections' staff, managers and external partners
  • Well-developed eye for detail
  • Strong 'Plain English' writing style
  • Can do' attitude
  • Experience in procurement and contract management would be preferable
  • If you are passionate about working with an encouraging, diverse and friendly team, who provide excellent training and opportunities for personal development submit your application today!

    The ability to travel and a current driver licence are also required.

    All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.

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