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Care & Protection Coordinator - Te Tai Poutini/West Coast

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Job Listing Date
13 Aug 2019
Location
West Coast, Greymouth
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Care & Protection Coordinator - Te Tai Poutini/West Coast

Job Ref: 29735

  • Full time/permanent
  • Mawhera/Greymouth based

We are looking for a Care and Protection Coordinator to join our West Coast team in Greymouth, where people enjoy a laid-back lifestyle surrounded by gorgeous natural scenery. Our team loves the ample outdoor activity options, low cost of living, and lack of traffic for our daily commute!

New Zealand is internationally recognised as a world leader in Family Group Conferences and Coordinators are responsible for managing this complex and challenging process. The Care and Protection Family Group Conference provides a legal forum for whānau and extended family to come together with professionals to develop solutions for the safety and care for their tamariki and rangatahi.

The coordinator will be a part of the Leadership Team to reflect the importance of whanau led decision making in Oranga Tamariki. We work closely with Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae and Te Runanga O Makaawhio, the two Papatipu Rūnanga on Te Tai Poutini. 

Ko te tūraka (About the role):

You will work as an integrated part of our community to manage Care and Protection Family Group Conferences, engaging with tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau, professionals, and Care and Protection Social Workers.. You will make sure we take a unified approach to support tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau, ensuring all decisions are whānau led, and are in the best interest of the tamariki/rangatahi.

Ko kā huaka (We can offer you): 

  • A competitive market salary.
  • Opportunities to build your network through strong relationships with Hapu, Iwi, community partners and social services professionals.
  • Ongoing training and performance planning to aide you with achieving your personal and professional goals.
  • A great team united in their commitment to the highest standards of strengths-based social work.

Ko Koe (About you):

  • Strong facilitation, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working with Maori and with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, in particular Pacific Peoples.
  • A basic understanding of Te Reo Māori, a working knowledge of Maori worldviews, process and Tikanga.
  • Established community knowledge and networks.
  • Competence and flexibility in working with children and young people and an ability to speak to/engage with children/young people in age-appropriate ways.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated in a range of situations.
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication with proven experience in writing reports to a high standard.
  • Able to multi task a range of activities with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Be highly organised with strong time management skills.
  • The personality to drive this role to the forefront of whānau led decision making

Required:

  • Be a New Zealand Citizen/Permanent Resident or hold a current Working Visa.
  • Experience working with local community and Iwi/Māori services and/or a relevant tertiary qualification.
  • A current “clean” full driver licence is essential.

Ko mātou nei (About us):

The Ministry for Children - Oranga Tamariki is the Ministry that supports our at most risk children and young people in New Zealand.  We put tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of everything we do and focus on improving the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people.  The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.  

If you think you have what it takes, and are totally committed to doing what's right for tamariki and rangatahi, and helping them to grow up safe and strong, then we'd love to hear from you.

Me pēwhea e tono mai (How to apply):

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. Only online applications will be accepted.  Your cover letter is an important part of our shortlisting process. If you are a current OT employee, please apply through your myHR portal at work. 

If you have any questions about the role please contact Helen Archer at helen.archer@ot.govt.nz

Applications close: 27 August, 2019. #LI-ORG

Position Description

http://www.msd.govt.nz/hr/documents/position-descriptions/mvcot/care-and-protection-coordinator.docx

orangatamariki.govt.nz

Job Ref: 29735

  • Full time/permanent
  • Mawhera/Greymouth based

We are looking for a Care and Protection Coordinator to join our West Coast team in Greymouth, where people enjoy a laid-back lifestyle surrounded by gorgeous natural scenery. Our team loves the ample outdoor activity options, low cost of living, and lack of traffic for our daily commute!

New Zealand is internationally recognised as a world leader in Family Group Conferences and Coordinators are responsible for managing this complex and challenging process. The Care and Protection Family Group Conference provides a legal forum for whānau and extended family to come together with professionals to develop solutions for the safety and care for their tamariki and rangatahi.

The coordinator will be a part of the Leadership Team to reflect the importance of whanau led decision making in Oranga Tamariki. We work closely with Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae and Te Runanga O Makaawhio, the two Papatipu Rūnanga on Te Tai Poutini. 

Ko te tūraka (About the role):

You will work as an integrated part of our community to manage Care and Protection Family Group Conferences, engaging with tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau, professionals, and Care and Protection Social Workers.. You will make sure we take a unified approach to support tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau, ensuring all decisions are whānau led, and are in the best interest of the tamariki/rangatahi.

Ko kā huaka (We can offer you): 

  • A competitive market salary.
  • Opportunities to build your network through strong relationships with Hapu, Iwi, community partners and social services professionals.
  • Ongoing training and performance planning to aide you with achieving your personal and professional goals.
  • A great team united in their commitment to the highest standards of strengths-based social work.

Ko Koe (About you):

  • Strong facilitation, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working with Maori and with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, in particular Pacific Peoples.
  • A basic understanding of Te Reo Māori, a working knowledge of Maori worldviews, process and Tikanga.
  • Established community knowledge and networks.
  • Competence and flexibility in working with children and young people and an ability to speak to/engage with children/young people in age-appropriate ways.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated in a range of situations.
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication with proven experience in writing reports to a high standard.
  • Able to multi task a range of activities with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Be highly organised with strong time management skills.
  • The personality to drive this role to the forefront of whānau led decision making

Required:

  • Be a New Zealand Citizen/Permanent Resident or hold a current Working Visa.
  • Experience working with local community and Iwi/Māori services and/or a relevant tertiary qualification.
  • A current “clean” full driver licence is essential.

Ko mātou nei (About us):

The Ministry for Children - Oranga Tamariki is the Ministry that supports our at most risk children and young people in New Zealand.  We put tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of everything we do and focus on improving the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people.  The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.  

If you think you have what it takes, and are totally committed to doing what's right for tamariki and rangatahi, and helping them to grow up safe and strong, then we'd love to hear from you.

Me pēwhea e tono mai (How to apply):

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. Only online applications will be accepted.  Your cover letter is an important part of our shortlisting process. If you are a current OT employee, please apply through your myHR portal at work. 

If you have any questions about the role please contact Helen Archer at helen.archer@ot.govt.nz

Applications close: 27 August, 2019. #LI-ORG

Position Description

http://www.msd.govt.nz/hr/documents/position-descriptions/mvcot/care-and-protection-coordinator.docx

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