Do you want to play an important role in securing a better pathway for our tamariki and rangatahi from a coordination perspective? Join a team that considers themselves whānau and grow your coordination experience to new heights in this exciting role.
What you will do?
• Manage care and protection Family Group Conferences (FGC) within the spirit of Pūao-te-Ata-tū and its operational intent – the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
• Understand, apply and embrace the principles of the Act
• Champion the alignment of the principles and practices outlined in the Oranga Tamariki Indigenous and Bicultural Framework with FGC practice
• Lead FGC practice with the Oranga Tamariki team
• Ensure all members of whānau, hapu, iwi and family groups, who wish to attend, are able to do so
• Facilitate conferences in partnership with all stakeholders to decide and develop a pathway in relation to care and protection
• Review the decisions and recommendations of the FGC and reconvene if required
What you will bring?
• Demonstrated work experience in a coordination role
• Client focussed skills
• Planning and organisational skills
• Information gathering skills and experience
• Cultural awareness
• Relationship management
• Problem-solving and judgement
• Integrity in working with whānau
• Ability to work as part of a team and add support as and where needed
• A proactive and open approach with daily tasks
• An understanding of care and protection needs for children and young people
• A salary range between $63,498 – $80,925
• Flexible work opportunities
• A great, supportive team environment who will welcome you with open arms
• Regular supervision, training and career development opportunities
• Access to a generous Southern Cross health plan and banking package with Westpac
Who are we?
Our tamariki and rangatahi deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard and be surrounded by loving whānau. At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we’re on a journey to ensure that it happens. We are a leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for all cultures.
What team you will work with?
Our Hauraki office is based in Paeroa covering the Coromandel, Hauraki and Kaimai areas. Our office works together with community and iwi partners, we enjoy sharing food and having some laughs while maintaining a strong work ethic.
How to apply?
Apply online with your CV and cover letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Terri Telford at firstname.lastname@example.org #LI-ORG
Hurry as applications close on the 17th of November 2019