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Coordinator - Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY)

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Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Mar 2019
Location
Auckland, Waitakere & West Auckland
Salary
$55,000 - $59,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Coordinator - Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY)

About the role

Barnardos is the provider for the Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) in the Massey community. 

Great Potentials Foundation supports this with access to the HIPPY curriculum which assists parents to become the child's first teacher - particularly where there have been challenges with other early childhood education.

The HIPPY Coordinator leads a team of Tutors to deliver the programme, and is responsible for ensuring continued recruitment and retention of families. 

The work is rewarding and fits with Barnardos vision to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for kiwi kids.

Duties

  • Ensure that the programme is delivered in accordance with the HIPPY manual.
  • Coordinate with various community elements involved in the programme.
  • Become part of the national HIPPY network through participation in all national and regional HIPPY meetings and through regular and consistent communication with the national HIPPY office.
  • Ensure that the reporting and accountability aspects of the programme are met at all times.

Skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in education, health or social work
  • Experience working in a similar community development programme would be ideal - although full training/regular supervision will be provided
  • To be self-motivated, able to work autonomously and develop and maintain community links
  • The ability to lead and provide quality mentoring to the tutors
  • The ability to relate to families in need while also representing Barnardos and HIPPY in the wider community
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Proven experience in strategies that engage and maintain relationships with parents, one to one and in groups
  • Experience in delivering an education programme

Benefits and perks

In choosing to work for Barnardos, you will enjoy the benefits of working with a large well respected NGO, while making a difference in communities.

  • Family friendly organisation with flexible working.
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleagues

About the organisation

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. We are deeply committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principles it represents — it is an essential part of who we are and the work we do.

We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

With your help, we can do even more.

To view the position description please visit - https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us/

For more information please contact Sharyn Chow – sharyn.chow@barnardos.org.nz

Applications close 25th March 2019

Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

About the role

Barnardos is the provider for the Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) in the Massey community. 

Great Potentials Foundation supports this with access to the HIPPY curriculum which assists parents to become the child's first teacher - particularly where there have been challenges with other early childhood education.

The HIPPY Coordinator leads a team of Tutors to deliver the programme, and is responsible for ensuring continued recruitment and retention of families. 

The work is rewarding and fits with Barnardos vision to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for kiwi kids.

Duties

  • Ensure that the programme is delivered in accordance with the HIPPY manual.
  • Coordinate with various community elements involved in the programme.
  • Become part of the national HIPPY network through participation in all national and regional HIPPY meetings and through regular and consistent communication with the national HIPPY office.
  • Ensure that the reporting and accountability aspects of the programme are met at all times.

Skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in education, health or social work
  • Experience working in a similar community development programme would be ideal - although full training/regular supervision will be provided
  • To be self-motivated, able to work autonomously and develop and maintain community links
  • The ability to lead and provide quality mentoring to the tutors
  • The ability to relate to families in need while also representing Barnardos and HIPPY in the wider community
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Proven experience in strategies that engage and maintain relationships with parents, one to one and in groups
  • Experience in delivering an education programme

Benefits and perks

In choosing to work for Barnardos, you will enjoy the benefits of working with a large well respected NGO, while making a difference in communities.

  • Family friendly organisation with flexible working.
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleagues

About the organisation

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. We are deeply committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principles it represents — it is an essential part of who we are and the work we do.

We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

With your help, we can do even more.

To view the position description please visit - https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us/

For more information please contact Sharyn Chow – sharyn.chow@barnardos.org.nz

Applications close 25th March 2019

Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Have you completed a qualification in community services?
  • Do you have experience in a community outreach environment?

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