Youth Worker

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Gisborne
  • Date Advertised: 09-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1455697
  • Job Title: Youth Worker
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Youth Worker – Oranga Tamariki – Fixed Term

At Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children, we belief with the right environment and the right people surrounding and nurturing our rangatahi, we will be able to support and flourish our rangatahi to reach their best potential. 

We are currently looking for a passionate Youth Worker to join our Gisborne Site on a fixed term opportunity.

This position will see you engaging with and providing professional support to our rangatahi. A big part of your role will be assisting in the facilitation of care and support to our rangatahi through demonstrating positive behaviours and acknowledging personal influence on the life of youth. 

You will be working with a collaborative team who is passionate about Oranga Tamariki’s vision purpose and values. You will be supporting our Social Workers, Supervisors and support team in decision making, planning and case management. 

In this role, you will be responsible for engaging with whānau and other stakeholders to develop and deliver plans for our rangatahi. You will also be sharing your experiences with our rangatahi and guiding them to achieve their best potential. You will also be coordinating appointments and escorting them to appointments, activities and supporting them at school.  

If you are dedicated to being part of this positive change and wants a perfect balance lifestyle in the sunny Hawkes Bay region, we would like to hear from you!

What’s on offer?

  • Salary between $44,156.43 – $64,768.67
  • On-going career and professional development
  • Work with a dedicated team 
  • A challenging, fascinating and rewarding position within a team committed to the highest standards of work 

How to apply?
If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee, please apply through your myHR portal. 
All external applicants including Ministry of Social Development employees, please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our tracking system
If you have any further questions regarding the role, please contact Andrew Louis at

Application closes 20 March 2020


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