Principal Facilitatorat Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
Hawkes Bay (Te Matau a Maui), NZ
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

Principal Facilitators are the first line managers for regional programmes teams. The role provides leadership and accountability for the delivery of targets and the maintenance of professional standards.

Principal Facilitators will supervise front-line staff, manage progression through competence assessments and provide practice supervision and coaching.

Responsible for maintaining a safe working environment, Principal Facilitators will ensure that incidents are responded and investigated appropriately.

Principal Facilitators will ensure that programmes are delivered to schedule in accordance with defined standards and that resources are used efficiently and effectively.

Mōu About you

We're looking for people who can actively listen and understand the people in our care and are keen to help them gain insight into their harmful behaviours.

To undertake this role you will need to be comfortable walking alongside people on their journey and consistently reflecting on your own practice.

To support you in the role, it would be helpful if you have an understanding of individual and group behaviour, and / or relevant tertiary education in psychology, social work, counselling or other relevant tertiary qualification along with demonstrated experience within a related area.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and experience

We are seeking people who :

  • Proven experience at management / supervisory level in a service delivery role requiring planning, consultation, communication, and relationship management skills.
  • Can operate effectively in a Māori cultural setting and has an understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • Demonstrated professional / practice leadership in a relevant professional area.
  • Knowledge of what works' literature related to offender interventions including therapeutic programmes.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of offence focussed interventions to offenders.
  • Sound knowledge of the Corrections and justice operational environment within New Zealand.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing strong working relationships with key agencies, both governmental and non-governmental, in the social / justice sectors.
  • Knowledge of and experience in rehabilitation and reintegration discipline(s), practices and risks (operational, financial, human, political, reputational).
  • Knowledge of the factors impacting on offender rehabilitation and reintegration, coupled with sound understanding of specific prisoner groups (e.
  • g. Māori, Pacific peoples, youth, women).

  • Experience in the development and implementation of processes to ensure that organisational compliance with legislation, policy and procedures.
  • Please note there are two positions available. A 12-month secondment could be considered for one of the available positions.

    These roles are based at Napier Community Corrections. The ideal candidates will have previous experience in people management and experience managing the delivery of rehabilitation services.

    As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whanau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hokai Rangi ().

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