Assistant Residence Supervisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 14-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/CORR-081
  • Job Title: Assistant Residence Supervisor
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Closing date: 27th November 2019
Do you have experience working with challenging people with complex needs?

Are communication and problem-solving skills some of your key assets?

The first 12 months of this job with be Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm, after that period the work pattern will be reviewed and may mean the hours follow a shift pattern including weekends.
In Canterbury there are residential facilities for high risk offenders who are subject to orders following the end of their custodial sentence (including extended supervision orders, intensive monitoring orders or public protection orders). These facilities are designed to assist individuals to develop important life skills within a supportive and supervised environment in order to successfully reintegrate back into the community.
Key to the success of this role will be your ability to supervise, motivate and positively influence those in residence while working as a part of a small team. In addition, your ability to maintain clear and professional boundaries at all times, provide practical solutions to day to day issues, manage risk and effectively communicate with people at all levels is essential to the success of this role.
Reporting directly to a Residence Manager, this position works on a 24/7 roster pattern, including night shifts. A typical shift as an Assistant Residence Supervisor will see you:
  • Working cooperatively with residents to help them achieve their reintegrative goals;
  • Monitoring residents, both within the residences and on community outings, to promote public safety through the safe management and supervision of each individual resident;
  • Supporting and participating in residents’ rehabilitative and reintegrative activities
  • Modelling pro-social behaviour
If you pride yourself on your ability to provide a high standard of care, you have strong written communication skills, solid experience managing individuals with challenging and complex needs and you want to make a positive difference to community safety, then we want to hear from you.
The Salary bracket for this role is $56,100 – $60,776.
Hōkai Rangi is the Department’s organisational strategy for the next 5 years. It recognises and builds on the good work we are already doing, however, it also looks to find new and alternative ways to achieve better outcomes for the people in our care and their whanau which will result in reduced reoffending.
Our Values
Rangatira – Leadership, Manaaki – Respect, Wairua- Spirituality,
Kaitiaki – Guardianship, Whanau – Relationships
Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.