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Korowai Mentoring Youth Workers - Reconnect Family Services

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Job Listing Date
29 Jul 2019
Auckland, Manukau & East Auckland
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Reconnect Family Services works with a range of young people with high and complex needs, offering a number of programmes that provide care, protection and youth justice services.  We believe in reconnecting children and young people to make a positive contribution to whanau, community and society.

We are looking to appoint two Youth Workers to our Korowai Mentoring Programme.

This role involves providing one to one support for young people on bail.  Putting in place an individual plan as a foundation, the role seeks to prevent the young person from re-offending.

Korowai works primarily with Iwi clientele through the implementation of a varied and constructive daily programme. Experience with or a good understanding of Tikanga/Kaupapa Maori would be seen as an advantage.

The successful applicants will be working from either Manukau City or New Lynn and will be required to work across Metropolitan Auckland.

Requirements include a clean current full driver's licence (to cover manual/automatic), as well as satisfactory Police, Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children and Medical checks.

If you are motivated with attributes and skills to work with young people, you will be part of a successful team working across Auckland.

Please apply via Seek.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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