Youth Justice Coordinator

  • Company:
    Oranga Tamarik
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
  • Category:

Full Time, Permanent, NapierAre you a recognised leader that wants to make a positive difference for tamaiti, rangatahi, their whānau and your community? We are looking for a permanent Youth Justice Coordinator to join our passionate team based in Napier. About the role:As a Youth Justice Coordinator, you will be responsible for managing Family Group Conferences (FGCs) in accordance with the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989. You will work with tamaiti/rangatahi, whānau and the wider community to address the underlying causes which have led to the offending of tamaiti/rangatahi. You will be able to incorporate a mana enhancing and restorative approach within your practice and utilise the combined knowledge of community resources, networks, and opportunities. The work you do will contribute to create an alternative offending-free future for the tamaiti/rangatahi.This role may require you to travel to other areas in our region. You will need to be flexible with work and travel. What team you will work with?You will be joining the Hawkes Bay Youth Justice Team based in Napier and Hastings. You will also be attached to a wider region of Youth Justice Coordinators located in Te Tairāwhiti and Wairarapa. The team is passionate about doing the right thing for our tamaiti/rangatahi, whānau and the people affected by the offending. You will be provided with 1-1 coaching and mentoring with the Team Leader of FGCs and further support from the other experienced Youth Justice Coordinators. What you will bring?To be responsive to tamaiti/rangatahi and whānau Māori you will have a deep understanding of te Ao Māori and an ability to apply tikanga Māori and Te Reo Māori within Family Group Conferences and your day-to-day practiceExcellent communication and relationship building skillsProven negotiation and advocacy skills as well as strong problem solving, and decision-making skillsEmpathy, patience, and ability to see past what someone may be struggling with Excellent group facilitation and mediation skillsVast experience working within your community and establishing strong relationships with stakeholdersTo be highly organised, methodical and solutions focusedComputer literate with the ability to keep accurate records and write reportsHold a full clean driver licenseAn understanding of youth law and/or practice What is on offer?A salary range between $73, 440 – $91,800Flexible work opportunitiesA great, knowledgeable team who have each other’s backsRegular supervision, training, and career development opportunitiesAn opportunity to have a positive impact on your community Apply now as applications close: 1 July 2021