Permanent, Full-time, Whakatakapokai, Auckland
About us - Mō mātou
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 :
About the residence - E pa ana ki te Kāenga
Our Youth Justice Residences provide a safe, secure and supportive environment where rangatahi in our care can make changes to get their lives back on track.
Whakatakapokai is one of five Youth Justice Residences operating across Aotearoa that operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week providing residential placements and programmes for rangatahi aged 13 to 19 years who have been charged with or convicted of an offence.
and develop the skills to make positive decisions to support them to flourish and transform their lives, reducing the risk of reoffending.
Whakatakapokai is strongly focused on achieving positive change in rangatahi through education, skill development, vocational programmes, and therapeutic and cultural interventions using a Māori world centric view (Te Ao Māori).
Our overall goal is that rangatahi who come into our care are positively integrated back into their community and reduce the risk of re offending with their mana restored.
About the role - Mō te tūnga
As part of the Therapeutic Specialist Support team, the Quality Lead role is responsible for delivering strategic and operational performance by ensuring that the Residence is meeting the expectations set by our internal and external regulators and ensures compliance of practice for rangatahi and their whānau are of a high standard.
The role involves leading and maintaining effective quality assurance and improvement mechanisms to ensure practice is monitored and evaluated.
The Quality Lead will provide expert leadership on quality assurance and improvement methodology.
The role will involve the following :
About you - Mōu
To apply for this role, you must demonstrate the following qualifications and experience :