Team Leader, Operations, Permanent, Wellington
Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children are dedicated to supporting any child in New Zealand whose wellbeing is at significant risk of harm now, or in the future. We also work with young people who may have offended, or are likely to offend.
As part of this support, we operate four Care and Protection residences across New Zealand. Placing a child or young person in an Oranga Tamariki residence or supervised group home is never a decision that’s made lightly, and in these situations the young person may require extra support, assistance in understanding, and oversight to keep them safe. Our residences are strongly focussed on providing a trauma informed model of care which encourages achieving positive change in young people through education, skill development, therapeutic interventions, vocational and employment programmes with the goal of positive integration back into the community.
About the role:
We now have an opportunity for a permanent Team Leader, Operations, based in Epuni, Wellington, which cares for 10 exceptional young people in our residence and 4 in our group home. The residence operates 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Working in a residential environment is both challenging and rewarding. As the Team Leader, you will help lead a team that is passionate about positively changing the course or pathway a young person is travelling on.
Responsibilities for the role include:
You will be committed to leading by example at all times, enjoy working collaboratively and is motivated by building strong, open relationships.
In addition to this you will have the following skills and experiences:
We’re always looking for people who share our passion to help turn young lives around and work with families so that our children can be safe, strong, and thrive. If this sounds like you apply now.
How to apply:
Internal Oranga Tamariki Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as 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. Please note all applications must be made online.
If you have any queries about this role, please email Hr_Recruit@ot.govt.nz
Applications close: Sunday 11 November 2018
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