Corrections Officer - Auckland Prison, Pāremoremo
Department of Corrections
Auckland , NZ
3d ago

About the role

As a Corrections Officer you will be working in a challenging environment where you will be supported by a team of experienced colleagues.

As part of your training you will learn how to keep yourself safe within a custodial environment. You will engage with people in a positive way and will have the opportunity to influence change in the lives of whānau.

Corrections Officer, He Āpiha Whare Herehere will :

  • ĀRAHI - supervise people's daily routines
  • MANAAKI - help people engage in their rehabilitation programme and attend appointments or tangihanga.
  • WHAKAKIPAKIPA - motivate and inspire people to make positive changes
  • HĀPAI - monitor and manage health, safety and behaviours.
  • MAHITAHI - work closely with whānau and other key stakeholders
  • MAHI be able to work rostered 8,10, or 12 hour rostered shifts across 24 / 7 pattern including weekends and public holidays
  • Ngā Korero Mōu About you

    Our team come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences which all come together to support the fabric of our mahi and our unique purpose : 'Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' There is only one purpose to our work : the wellness and wellbeing of our people.

  • Have a positive mindset
  • Ability to engage with whānau, iwi and hapū
  • Motivated to make a positive impact in your community
  • Inspired by having the opportunity to change someone's life
  • Experience within a Kaupapa Māori or Pasifika environment while not essential is desirable
  • Along with your unique skills and perspective we also need you to have the following :

  • Current and full New Zealand driver licence or Restricted Licence with the ability to sit your full licence within the next 6 months.
  • Legally able to work fulltime in New Zealand (work visa must have a remaining period of minimum 12 months)
  • Pre-employment checks are also required and include : Drug test, full disclosure criminal conviction check ( Clean Slate Act does not apply ), medical assessment, a physical fitness assessment and reference checks.

    We provide full training which involves an initial 11 week in-house and online schedule. Then on-going professional practice and development support along with a clear pathway to progression.

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