Casual Residential Worker Opportunities
Oranga Tamarik
Upper Hutt, NZ
4d ago
  • Auckland, Rotorua, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin Opportunities
  • Talent pooling for future opportunities
  • Some immediate starts
  • Be a part of the team that are helping ensure the safety and wellbeing of the Tamariki in our care.

    About the role mō te tūnga

    We are regularly looking for casual workers for roles within our residences and group homes in Auckland, Rotorua, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

    In these roles you will :

  • Coach rangatahi through our structured day
  • Participate in physical activity with our young people by playing sports and taking part in gym activities
  • Support our rangatahi by helping them with their studies, teaching them life skills such as : cooking, art, music, and cultural programmes
  • Mentor young people to make positive life choices
  • Build rapport with rangatahi
  • About you Mōu

    We are looking for candidates that demonstrate the following :

  • A full, clean New Zealand Driver's Licence
  • Meet the Children's Act safety checking and our vetting requirements
  • A valid visa - New Zealand residency or citizenship
  • Be a strong team player and positive role model
  • Empathy, patience, and ability to see past what someone may be struggling with
  • Resilience
  • Demonstrate initiative and sound judgement, with an ability to 'think on your feet'
  • Understanding and appreciation of cross-cultural practices in particular; knowledge of tikanga Māori, and Pacific peoples' culture
  • At Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children, our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our kaimahi and the tamariki and whānau we support.

    At this time Oranga Tamariki invites applications from fully vaccinated people or people with a valid medical exemption (under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021).

    We will require evidence of your vaccination status or a valid exemption. We will require evidence of your vaccination status at the pre-employment stage of our recruitment process.

    What we offer tāu e tuku nei

  • Hourly rate of $22.75 + holiday pay
  • Thorough induction programme
  • On-going training in areas such as health and safety and behavioural management techniques
  • As a casual worker you may be called upon to work a shift during the period Monday to Sunday, from 6.30am to 11.00pm. On some occasions we may ask you to work outside of these hours.

    You may be asked to work more than one day in a row. Because our casual pool provides support when relief is required you may be called upon at short notice.

    We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.

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