Community Work Supervisor - Manukau at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
‘Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini, takimano kē'
‘My strength is not that of my own but that of many.'
Ngā Kawenga | The Role
Community Work Supervisors come from a variety of backgrounds; from trades and farming to office jobs, retail, teaching and social agencies – so your experience could be just what we are looking for!
Give back to the community utilising your skills and experience by teaching those in our care and being a great role model. As a Community Work Supervisor, you will oversee and manage up to 8 community workers serving community work sentences while they undertake meaningful projects supporting our local communities at schools, reserves, community groups, marae and churches.
With a natural style of working collaboratively and having excellent relationship management skills you will be someone who recognises the importance of the work Ara Poutama Aotearoa does and will bring new ways of thinking to our mahi.
On a daily basis, a Community Work Supervisors will:
- ĀRAHI – show guidance to those you are working with
- MANAAKI - help people engage in a supportive way
- WHAKAKIPAKIPA - encourage and inspire people to make positive decisions
- HĀPAI - support people in their mahi ensuring they monitor and their manage health, safety and behaviours whilst at working
- MAHITAHI - work closely with those in the community and those you are supervising
The hours of work for a Community Work Supervisor are 7.30am – 4.00pm. We have a number of part-time shifts available.
- 4 days per week Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat
- 3 days per week Wed, Thurs and Sunday
- 2 days Wed and Thurs
- 1 day – Sunday or Saturday
Pūkenga | Skills we look for
We are looking for people who:
- have the ability to engage with all cultures
- understand the importance of tikanga and te reo Māori within our unique settings
- have the ability to solve problems and work collaboratively
- are fresh critical thinkers, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas
- inspire others with enthusiasm and a take-action approach
- are passionate about supporting people to build confidence, resilience and wellbeing
- have excellent spoken and written communication skills.
A full NZ drivers licence including the ability to drive a manual vehicle is essential, additionally you will also be required to tow a trailer at times.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The starting salary is $54,773 pro rata. This can increase through upskilling while in the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
It is an exciting time to join us, and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter and/or answer the questions on the application.
All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at email@example.com.
Applications close 3rd of December 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Location:||Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)|
|Category:||Defence, corrections & security|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
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