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Probation Officers - Canterbury

Advertiser: Department of CorrectionsMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 May 2019
Location
Canterbury
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Community Development

Probation Officers - Canterbury

Closing Date: 28th May 2019

Location: Canterbury District

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND JOIN OUR CORRECTIONS FRONTLINE  WHANAU

  • Are you looking for a new challenge that can have a positive impact in your community?
  • Do you see yourself as a positive role model and passionate about empowering others?

 

As a Probation Officer you’ll work closely with offenders to make sure they’re meeting the conditions of their sentence or order. You’ll assess people and their situations to manage risk, set and maintain boundaries and motivate offenders to make positive changes.
 

You’ll be someone who relates to people from all different backgrounds and cultures - you’ll need resilience, common sense and maturity. You will also have a positive attitude and be motivated to make a difference. You will be a strong administrator, who is highly organised and who can meet deadlines.

To be successful in this role you will need to be:  

  • A strong communicator
  • Computer literate and have strong written skills
  • Full clean New Zealand Driver Licence
  • Legal right to work in New Zealand without restriction for a minimum of 24 Months
  • Relevant skills and experience working with a diverse group of people
  • A passion for helping others and being a positive role model
  • Able to work a Tuesday - Saturday work profile dependant on your placement.

 

You’ll have the chance to connect with people, build strong relationships and do something which really makes a difference and improves public safety. 


You must be available to attend an Assessment Centre on the 26 June, 2019 to be considered for current vacancies.

 

To learn more about this opportunity from one of our current staff, click here:
http://frontlinejobs.corrections.govt.nz/role-probation-officer.html  

 

Please note that if you are currently a Probation Officer wishing to move to a different district then you need to submit a transfer request.

Contact Email Address: frontlinejobs@corrections.govt.nz
Contact Phone Number: 0800 437668

Closing Date: 28th May 2019

Location: Canterbury District

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND JOIN OUR CORRECTIONS FRONTLINE  WHANAU

  • Are you looking for a new challenge that can have a positive impact in your community?
  • Do you see yourself as a positive role model and passionate about empowering others?

 

As a Probation Officer you’ll work closely with offenders to make sure they’re meeting the conditions of their sentence or order. You’ll assess people and their situations to manage risk, set and maintain boundaries and motivate offenders to make positive changes.
 

You’ll be someone who relates to people from all different backgrounds and cultures - you’ll need resilience, common sense and maturity. You will also have a positive attitude and be motivated to make a difference. You will be a strong administrator, who is highly organised and who can meet deadlines.

To be successful in this role you will need to be:  

  • A strong communicator
  • Computer literate and have strong written skills
  • Full clean New Zealand Driver Licence
  • Legal right to work in New Zealand without restriction for a minimum of 24 Months
  • Relevant skills and experience working with a diverse group of people
  • A passion for helping others and being a positive role model
  • Able to work a Tuesday - Saturday work profile dependant on your placement.

 

You’ll have the chance to connect with people, build strong relationships and do something which really makes a difference and improves public safety. 


You must be available to attend an Assessment Centre on the 26 June, 2019 to be considered for current vacancies.

 

To learn more about this opportunity from one of our current staff, click here:
http://frontlinejobs.corrections.govt.nz/role-probation-officer.html  

 

Please note that if you are currently a Probation Officer wishing to move to a different district then you need to submit a transfer request.

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