Whangaia Ng&#257 P&#257 Harakeke Kai&#257whina

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 04-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/28825
  • Job Title: Whangaia Ng&#257 P&#257 Harakeke Kai&#257whina
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:

Job Title: 

Whangaia Ngā Pā Harakeke Kaiāwhina


Palmerston North Central Police Station, Central District
Permanent, Fulltime
Police Employee
Job Req: 28825


About the role:


As a Kaiāwhina – Family Harm and Youth Prevention you will support the delivery of “Our Business” outcomes. The Kaiāwhina – Family Harm and Youth Prevention role is responsible for engaging with at risk and vulnerable rangitahi and their whanau. Ensuring they receive the appropriate end to end support and assistance.


Day to day you will be working collaboratively with Stakeholders, Whānau, Iwi, Hapu, Young People, NGO’s, Ministries, Religious Groups and Police workgroups like Safer Whānau, Youth Aid Services and Supported Resolutions Co-Ordinator for better outcomes for all.


You will have the opportunity to implement and facilitate projects to benefit Youth and Whānau Development.


The successful applicant will need to reside in the Manawatü area.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Engage with whānau to understand the dynamics that are occurring within that whānau environment, identifying the initial and emerging strengths, needs and risks.
  • In consultation with others, identify, understand and respond to whānau who are at risk, provide ongoing support by linking them with appropriate specialist services in accordance to their strengths, needs, risks and aspirations.
  • Work in an integrated way with other Government agencies, Non-Government agencies, iwi partners and community partners for the best outcomes for young people and whānau.
  • Contribute to Te Huringa o te Tai and our Prevention First Response 


What you’ll bring:


Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.


Applicants need:


  • To be a registered Social Worker
  • Have a good understanding of care and protection
  • Consent to a core child vetting process


This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.


We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level.


For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL:  https://tenone.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/documents/2020-11/Core%20Competencies%20updated%20Nov%202020%20compressed.pdf

These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time.


For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/nzp-our-values.pdf


To view the position description for this role please copy and paste this link into a new browser: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/pd/02-2021/whangaia_nga_pa_harakeke_kaiawhina_family_harm_and_youth_prevention.pdf


About us:


Our mission is to be the safest country by delivering services that ensure New Zealand communities are confident, safe and secure.


Working Flexibly


Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.


For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers


How to apply:


Please note: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police Careers page: https://career10.successfactors.com/career?company=nzpolice to apply for this position.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact: Ara.Alba@police.govt.nz


Applications close 5:00pm Thursday 18th February 2021