Care Workers Invercargill

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Southland
  • Date Advertised: 02-NOV-18
  • Job Reference: NZ/26725
  • Job Title: Care Workers Invercargill
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Care Workers – Supervised Group Home (Invercargill) 

  • Are you passionate about helping tamariki and rangatahi thrive?
  • Are you skilled at building relationships with tamariki and rangatahi?
  • Permanent full time positions available


This is a unique opportunity to positively influence the lives of young people in your community.


Oranga Tamariki operates a therapeutic youth home in Invercargill. This home is a place of safety where young people aged between 12-17 have the opportunity to address unsafe challenging behaviours and develop life skills. The purpose is to support young people in making good life choices, strengthening family/whānau relationships, and safe reintegration back into the community.


To be considered you will need to have previous experience working with young people with complex needs, and a passion to help young people realise their full potential.


To be successful in this position, you will need to be able to: 

  • Inspire and engage positively with young people.
  • Think creatively to find solutions.
  • Maintain a good level of physical fitness.
  • Deal with difficult behaviour while remaining calm and resilient.


You will have: 

  • Excellent computer, verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (desirable).
  • A current NZ working visa and a good command of written and spoken English.
  • A current full ‘clean’ driver licence.


How to apply:


Please apply online with your CV and cover letter.  Your cover letter is an important part of our shortlisting process.


 If you have any queries, please contact Vicki Carruth at


Internal Oranga Tamariki employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as an internal candidate.


All external applicants including Ministry of Social Development employees, please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system.



Applications Close:  Thursday 15 November 2018 #LI-ORG


Position Description – Care Worker: