Programme Facilitator at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Canterbury (Waitaha)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Help others to understand and address the causes of their offending
- Does gaining insight into others bahaviour and actively listening to others appeal to you?
- Fulltime permanent positions, 3 vacancies across Canterbury
“Ehara taku toa I te toa takitahi engari he toa takitini” – Māori proverb (my strength is not the strength of my own, but the strength of many)
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Our Programme Facilitators work with the people in our care within our Prisons and out in the community to support them to understand and address the causes of their offending and assist them to create crime-free futures. Programme Facilitators do this through delivering a range of clinically designed therapeutic programmes, either individually or with a co-facilitator.
Mōu | About you
We're looking for people who can actively listen and understand the people in our care and are keen to help them gain insight into their harmful behaviours. To undertake this role, you will need to be comfortable walking alongside people on their journey while consistently reflecting on your own practice.
Life experience is important to us, along with an alignment to our values you will also be able to demonstrate the following:
- Excellent communication skills with a natural ability to engage and build relationships
- Cultural understanding including working under a tikanga Māori framework
- Resilience and flexibility – no two days will be the same
- Self-insight, Wellbeing with a focus on a strong work/life balance
- Understanding of de-escalation and conflict resolution
To support you in the role, it would be helpful though NOT essential for you to have an understanding of individual and group behaviour, and/or relevant tertiary education in psychology, social work, counselling or other relevant qualifications along with demonstrated experience within this or a similar related area.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
Starting salary for this position is $63,120.
Mō 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.page.link/Eit5).
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.
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.
Applications will close Sunday 4th December 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Attachment:||Job Description - Programme Facilitator.pdf (PDF, 1.27MB)
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