Full Time, Permanent, Manurewa
Our Youth Justice Residence 'Korowai Manaaki' provides a safe, secure and supportive environment where rangatahi (young people) who have offended can make changes and get their lives back on track.
In addition to maintaining secure facilities, we aim to help rehabilitate young offenders. Residential Youth Workers understand that the causes of offending are complex, and that successfully dealing with young offenders, demands action beyond simple punitive measures.
Mō mātou About us
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 :
Mō te tūnga About the role
We are looking for enthusiastic people that want to be part of a team that is instrumental in turning young lives around.
As a member of the youth justice residence team, you are working all day with rangatahi. You must have a passion for wanting to make a positive difference in their lives.
To excel in this role a tertiary qualification in sport, health, education or youth work would be useful but life skills such as carpentry, IT, culture and arts and sport skills are invaluable.
Our Residence runs a 24 / 7 operation with staff working various shift times. The shifts are; morning shift (6.30am-3.00pm), afternoon shift (2.
30pm-11.00pm) and night shifts (10.30pm - 7.00am) which also involves working weekends and public holidays when available on an on-call casual basis.
Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu What you will bring
If you will have established relationships and networks across the area and a good knowledge of the key players to help you make a difference in the lives of youth then apply Today!