National Manager Residential Services, Oranga Tamariki&#8212Ministry for Children

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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 18-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1496907
  • Job Title: National Manager Residential Services, Oranga Tamariki&#8212Ministry for Children
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This role could be based in Wellington, Christchurch or Auckland

  • A key leadership role to support, lead and inspire our dedicated professional staff in the residential service
  • Fantastic leadership opportunity
  • Improve outcomes for children and young people in care

Your inspirational and influencing leadership approach, sound operational experience including business acumen skills, along with your knowledge and compassion of the social services sector are key qualities that we are looking for in the National Manager Residential Services role.

In this critical national role, you will be leading a multidisciplinary team of dedicated professional staff. You will take the lead in working at a national and regional level to develop and implement initiatives that improve outcomes for children in care, especially Maori tamariki and rangatahi.

You will have an awareness of and be empathetic to the challenges for children and young people and our care providers. Being skilled at influencing people comes naturally as well as your ease in building relationships and credibility. You will bring energy and commitment to develop a strategy that will strengthen relationships between children, young people and their families, whānau, hapu and iwi, and respects children’s sense of belonging and identity.

As a high performing people leader, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven experience in leading operational initiatives and teams in a complex and demanding environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in collaborative peer and other stakeholder relationships
  • Service and practice quality, budget and resource management
  • Thorough working knowledge of the machinery of government including issues management and processes
  • A sound knowledge of relevant legislation

If you have a relevant qualification and are a motivated, talented manger looking to help shape the direction and contribute to a growing, collegial team that is passionate about improving outcomes for children in care, please apply now.

How to apply

Please apply through the ‘apply button’ and upload your CV and cover letter.

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 MSD employees – please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter.

Please note all applications must be made online.

For any queries, please contact

Applications close on Monday, 30 November 2020.