Coordinator Care & Protection
Ministry of Social Development
Auckland, NZ
16d ago
  • Ministry for Children, Oranga Tamariki
  • Care and Protection Coordinator
  • Takapuna Site
  • The focus of this role is on the transition from care to independence family group conferences.

    The care and protection family group conference provides a valuable forum for whānau, hapu, iwi and professionals to come together to create safety and care solutions for tamariki and rangatahi as they prepare to transition into the next phase of their life.

    The focus is on family led decisions that support whānau to develop positive outcomes for their rangatahi and working with community partners to ensure that they provide support to whanau in caring for their tamariki and rangatahi.

    This role will be covering the Central and North West sites and your base will be the Takapuna Site.

    For this to be successful, it requires comprehensive consultation and preparation. You will need to be highly organised, deadline driven and have a culturally sensitive and aware approach towards people in the process all whilst keeping tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of everything you do.

    You need :

  • Strong facilitation, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working with Maori and with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • A minimum basic level understanding of te reo Māori, views and tikanga.
  • Experience in working with the community and established community knowledge and networks.
  • To enjoy and be competent communicating and working with tamariki and rangatahi in particular youth aged 15 to 17 years.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports and plans to a high standard.
  • Full clean Drivers’ licence.
  • We offer :

  • Good induction and training
  • Comprehensive support and supervision you will be paired with an experienced accredited FGC co-ordinator who can coach and mentor you.
  • a competitive salary between $62,870 - $80,124
  • Please apply with your CV and cover letter online. Only applications made online will be accepted.

    If you currently work for Oranga Tamariki, you must apply through your myHR careers portal at work.

    Applications close : Friday the 22nd of June 2018.

    Internal Oranga Tamariki Employees please apply through your MyHR portal at work. This will ensure that your MyHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.

    Please review the below link to the job description, if you have any further questions please contact Tiffany on tiffany.harvey ot.govt.nz

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