Team Leader Family Group Conferencesat Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Auckland, NZ
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

You will be leading a team of Youth Justice Coordinators, who are responsible for managing Family Group Conferences (FGCs) in accordance with the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989.

You will be able to incorporate a mana enhancing and restorative approach within your practice and utilise the combined knowledge of community resources, networks, and opportunities.

The work you do will contribute to create an alternative offending-free future for the tamaiti / rangatahi.

The Team Leader is responsible for the effective management of a team of Youth Justice Coordinators and support staff to ensure the efficient delivery of case work that fulfils the service delivery responsibilities of Oranga Tamariki as agreed with the Minister.

The Team Leader will also ensure that the services and resources are managed in accordance with the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 and the State Sector Act 1988 and other relevant legislation.

What you will bring :

  • Proven and successful people management experience including motivating people for improved performance
  • Successful management of risk in critical situations
  • Understanding of te Ao Māori and an ability to apply tikanga Māori and Te Reo Māori within Family Group Conferences and your day-to-day practice
  • Proven experience in supporting staff in the complex and sometimes difficult role they undertake
  • A sound knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Understanding and sensitivity to multi-cultural matters, in particular, knowledge of tikanga Māori, and Pacific peoples' culture through having participated with those cultures.
  • Knowledge of, and established links to, community networks and experience working in collaboration with community workers, government departments, including work in multicultural situations.
  • Hold a full clean driver license
  • What is on offer :

  • A salary range between $85,749 - $128,623
  • Flexible work opportunities
  • A great, knowledgeable team who have each other's backs
  • Regular supervision, training, and career development opportunities
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact on your community
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