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Raukawa Kaiārahi - Transition Service

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Job Listing Date
10 Jul 2019
Location
Waikato, Rest of Waikato
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Raukawa Kaiārahi - Transition Service

Part-time (20 hours per week) Permanent

About Raukawa Charitable Trust:

The Raukawa Charitable Trust (RCT) has been a provider of quality community initiatives throughout the South Waikato since 1987. We are proud to deliver a wide range of iwi-lead initiatives in the health, social, treaty, cultural, and environmental sectors, to the communities that we serve.

RCT Social Service & Health Group (Tiwai Hauora) is entering an exciting season of service development and growth within the social services sector.

 

The Role:

A new role of Raukawa Kaiārahi – Transition Service has been created in the Tiwai Hauora Group, to provide support to rangatahi who are transitioning from care into adulthood. 

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Building rapport, trust and ongoing relationships with rangatahi and whānau
  • Supporting implementation of a transition plan for the rangatahi clients
  • Providing proactive support and assistance, including assessment, planning and review where relevant
  • Supporting rangatahi to build, strengthen and maintain connections with whanau, hapū, iwi and other supportive adults
  • Facilitating positive peer networking opportunities
  • Collaboration with agencies and services, and identification of gaps in service provision so that the needs of rangatahi can be met
  • Using an approach that integrates rangatahi with the community.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A relevant qualification (eg social work, youth work, health, teaching or human services) at Level 7 or above (exceptions may be made for applicants with significant relevant experience)
  • Experience with, and is passionate about, working with youth.
  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with professionals to support access to services for young people.
  • An understanding of the impact of trauma, adolescent brain development and youth development approaches.
  • An understanding of disability, mental health, substance abuse and the impact these can have on a young person’s life
  • Behaviour management skills / conflict resolution skills /risk management skills
  • Cultural competency, experience and demonstrable knowledge and skill about kaupapa Māori, te reo Māori, Te Tiriti ō Waitangi, Pacifica protocols.
  • Knowledge of Māori models of practice (including whānau ora) and issues effecting Maōri health & wellbeing.

You will be working in a friendly and supportive team environment, but you must also be able to self-manage, show initiative, decisiveness and openness.  Applicants must hold a valid and full Class 1 drivers licence and be prepared to undergo reference checks and Police vetting.

If you think you meet our requirements, please submit a cover letter, and a CV in chronological order by Friday 26 July 2019, to HR@raukawa.org.nz.  For an application form and the position description go to www.raukawa.org.nz.

 

Raukawa Charitable Trust operates under a Smoke-free Environment policy.  For more information about the Raukawa Charitable Trust visit www.raukawa.org.nz.

 

Part-time (20 hours per week) Permanent

About Raukawa Charitable Trust:

The Raukawa Charitable Trust (RCT) has been a provider of quality community initiatives throughout the South Waikato since 1987. We are proud to deliver a wide range of iwi-lead initiatives in the health, social, treaty, cultural, and environmental sectors, to the communities that we serve.

RCT Social Service & Health Group (Tiwai Hauora) is entering an exciting season of service development and growth within the social services sector.

 

The Role:

A new role of Raukawa Kaiārahi – Transition Service has been created in the Tiwai Hauora Group, to provide support to rangatahi who are transitioning from care into adulthood. 

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Building rapport, trust and ongoing relationships with rangatahi and whānau
  • Supporting implementation of a transition plan for the rangatahi clients
  • Providing proactive support and assistance, including assessment, planning and review where relevant
  • Supporting rangatahi to build, strengthen and maintain connections with whanau, hapū, iwi and other supportive adults
  • Facilitating positive peer networking opportunities
  • Collaboration with agencies and services, and identification of gaps in service provision so that the needs of rangatahi can be met
  • Using an approach that integrates rangatahi with the community.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A relevant qualification (eg social work, youth work, health, teaching or human services) at Level 7 or above (exceptions may be made for applicants with significant relevant experience)
  • Experience with, and is passionate about, working with youth.
  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with professionals to support access to services for young people.
  • An understanding of the impact of trauma, adolescent brain development and youth development approaches.
  • An understanding of disability, mental health, substance abuse and the impact these can have on a young person’s life
  • Behaviour management skills / conflict resolution skills /risk management skills
  • Cultural competency, experience and demonstrable knowledge and skill about kaupapa Māori, te reo Māori, Te Tiriti ō Waitangi, Pacifica protocols.
  • Knowledge of Māori models of practice (including whānau ora) and issues effecting Maōri health & wellbeing.

You will be working in a friendly and supportive team environment, but you must also be able to self-manage, show initiative, decisiveness and openness.  Applicants must hold a valid and full Class 1 drivers licence and be prepared to undergo reference checks and Police vetting.

If you think you meet our requirements, please submit a cover letter, and a CV in chronological order by Friday 26 July 2019, to HR@raukawa.org.nz.  For an application form and the position description go to www.raukawa.org.nz.

 

Raukawa Charitable Trust operates under a Smoke-free Environment policy.  For more information about the Raukawa Charitable Trust visit www.raukawa.org.nz.

 

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?

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