Resource Worker

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Casual
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 02-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1453996
  • Job Title: Resource Worker
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  • Summary:

Resource Worker – Oranga Tamariki – Timaru Site

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children is committed to putting our children and young people at the heart of everything we do and say.

Our resource workers are casual staff who helps us provide support services to tamariki and rangatahi and their whanau. In this role, you will mentor and motivate our tamariki and rangatahi to achieve their best potential. You will also be assisting the Social Workers on a case by case basis where your duties may include transporting our tamariki and rangatahi to appointments, activities and schools.   

This is a varied role and we are looking for people who are flexible to meet the needs of our tamariki and rangatahi. 

This is a casual position where your work arrangements will be on a casual basis with hours as and when required, so this can change on a regular basis. You will also need to be able to work school holidays and weekends if required. 

This role suits people who are looking for something interesting and meaningful to be a part of. This role will also suit individuals who are looking for a work life balance and can be a great way to earn a bit of extra money 

Key attributes to be considered for this role include:

  • Enjoy spending time with children and young people and be able to quickly build rapport with them 
  • Work well under pressure
  • To be reliable and have good time management skills
  • To have well-established communication skills both written and oral

And you will need to have:

  • A clean full NZ driver licence.
  • The ability to meet VCA safety checking and Ministry vetting requirements (e.g. police check).

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

How to apply:    
Please apply online with your most updated Cv and Covering letter. All application will need to be made online through our online tracking application.    
If you have any queries about the role, or how to apply, please contact Andrew Louis at

Applications closes on 06 March 2020


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