Coordinator, Care and Protection - Onehunga
Do you want to play an important role in securing a better pathway for our tamariki and rangatahi from a coordination perspective?
Join a supportive team at our site and grow your coordination experience to new heights.
What you will do?
Manage care and protection Family Group Conferences (FGC) within the spirit of Pūao-te-Ata-tū and its operational intent - the Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989
Understand, apply and embrace the principles of the Act
Champion the alignment of the principles and practices outlined in the Oranga Tamariki Indigenous and Bicultural Framework with FGC practice
Lead FGC practice with the Oranga Tamariki team
Ensure all members of whānau, hapu, iwi and family groups, who wish to attend, are able to do so
Facilitate conferences in partnership with all stakeholders to decide and develop a pathway in relation to care and protection
Review the decisions and recommendations of the FGC and reconvene if required
What you will bring?
Demonstrated work experience in a coordination role
Client focussed skills
Planning and organisational skills
Information gathering skills and experience
Cultural awareness and good relationship Management
Problem-solving and judgement
Integrity in working with whānau and with internal colleagues
Ability to work as part of a team and add support as and where needed
An open mind and want to go above and beyond what is in your job description
What's on offer?
A salary range between $72,000 - $90,000
Flexible work opportunities
A great, supportive team environment who will welcome you with open arms
Regular supervision, training and career development opportunities
Access to a generous Southern Cross health plan and banking package with Westpac
Who are we?
Our tamariki and rangatahi deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard and be surrounded by loving whānau. At Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children, we're on a journey to ensure that it happens.
We are a leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for all cultures.