Instructor - Building and Construction at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Canterbury (Waitaha)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
We are looking for leaders in the Construction Industry who want to work with men who have had diverse life experiences but are motivated about making a positive change in their lives.
We need you to teach, support and use your life experiences to help others unleash their talents and be part of something that can be life changing!
Ngā kawenga | About the role
Offender Employment (OE) is all about giving people in our care the opportunity to gain skills and work experience to increase their chances of obtaining employment after release. Now is an exciting time to join us as a Building/Carpenter Instructor at Rolleston Prison Construction Yard.
There are so many facets to this role, from facilitating adult learning and on-job training, to building new homes from ground up for Kainga Ora and forging relationships across the Department and within the wider community.
He kōrero mōu | About you
The training you provide will enable others to achieve NZQA qualifications linked to the construction industry related training organisations. In providing a platform of good working habits to take forward to the future, you will further support rehabilitation and reintegration practices. The role also provides support to the wider Offender Employment operation on occasion as part of the wider Internal Services Team. This rewarding position demands someone who possess;
- Proven experience in the construction industry with a focus in Building/Carpentry
- A relevant trade qualification and registration as a LBP required (or an ability to rapidly obtain the LBP registration)
- Proven record of Refurbishment and New Build projects
- Outstanding Health and Safety practices
- Exceptional people, communication & organisational skills
- The ability to motivate and harness the talents of people within a team environment,
- Ideally be experienced as an adult trainer or NZQA assessor (4098 or equivalent) however it is not essential as we will support you to obtain this.
- Ability to develop effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
- A full New Zealand Driver Licence
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
Experience as an adult trainer and construction related industry ITO Assessor or NZQA Assessor is preferred. A full driver licence and First Aid Certificate is required.
The Department of Corrections manages offenders to ensure they comply with their sentences. At its core, our work is about creating opportunities, for our people as well as offenders. We need people of all skills and life experience to help us create these opportunities.
The hours of work will be on a standard shift basis of 80 hours per fortnight, Monday to Friday, 0730hrs – 1530hrs.
Public Holidays with the possibility of some overtime or call-outs may be required.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The starting salary and full range for this role is (85%-120%) is $62,014 - $70,376. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to 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://arapoutama.nz/hokairangi).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
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Applications close Sunday 14th August 2022.
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. 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.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Category:||Primary industry, trade & manufacturing|
|Attachment:||Instructor.pdf (PDF, 36KB)
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