Case Manager Maori Pathways at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Hawkes Bay (Te Matau a Maui)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Case Manager Kaupapa Maori Pathways
Nau mai, Haere mai!
- Fixed term opportunity until June 2023
- Drive long term, transformational change in a large, complex organisation
- Create positive wellbeing outcomes for those in our care and their whānau
- Focus on case management practice
- Help shape Hawkes Bay Māori Pathways
‘Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' – ‘There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people.'
Mō mātou | About us
Hawkes Bay Māori Pathways is looking to appoint two experienced frontline case manager staff to lead out on implementing Māori Pathways while applying kaupapa Māori and whānau-centred approaches. These roles represent an opportunity to shape a new way of working with culturally grounded solutions and innovations that support our Hōkai Rangi strategy and direction toward transformational change for the criminal justice system - one that builds on the good things that are already happening, and, most importantly, innovates to find new ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes for Māori, whānau and communities.
Māori Pathways - Hawkes Bay is one of two key trial areas for the four-year programme which has been co-designed with whānau, iwi, hapū Māori, external organisations and individuals independent of Ara Poutama Aotearoa. These roles represent a unique opportunity which will see you making differences in the lives of the tāne you will work with, as well as their families.
Mōu | About you
We are looking for staff who can hit the ground running and deliver on whānau centred outcomes with tāne and their whānau. Principal roles are responsible for leading and managing a team towards a te ao Māori way of working to deliver seamless practice that is centred on tāne goals and aspirations with a Whānau Manaaki Plan. These key leadership roles are the ‘connectors' of our business, supporting and facilitating critical planning to implement and deliver on our strategic outcomes, and drive the delivery of change. You will bring your innovative thinking, relationship management skills, with the ability to lead in your space, influence and socialise the benefits of Māori Pathways. For this specific role, you will need to have a strong level of knowledge in case management practice.
About the roles | Mō te tūnga
Māori Pathways case managers will enable the safe management of sentences with a Whānau Manaaki Plan (WMP). You will be at the forefront of a te ao Māori way of working that places tāne and whānau needs at the centre of their practice and provides professional support to ensures judicial monitoring updates are completed as necessary. This role will focus on pre-sentence through to being released into the community. It will also promote, socialise and champion the enhancements of case management practice when working with Māori, and how this approach supports the aspirations of Hōkai Rangi and Whakaritenga
Key role accountabilities include:
- Support the Māori Pathways Manager to implement a new way of working through the He Ara Hou Operating Model transitioning to whānau centred approaches for those in our care from pre-sentence to being released into the community[GT(1] .
- ensure that case management is delivered accordingly to legislative requirements and national quality standards and resources are effectively and efficiently applied.
- Ensure reintegration needs are identified in WMP prior to release, quality handovers are in place with considerations for parole and/or special conditions that ensure community safety
- preparing parole board reports that best articulates the value of WMP that reflect tāne understanding, learnings and te ao Māori knowledge as strategies for wrap around support in the community.
- provide timely and regular reporting to Principal Advisor Case Management Māori Pathways to support effective and informed decision making.
- Act as key liaison point and relationship manager for Māori Pathways case management within Prison and provide subject matter expertise for Māori Pathways case management practice.
- Lead out on systemic and practice transformation and implement approved changes in prototypes and pilots that will enhance the Māori Pathways experience and outcomes that are whānau centric.
- Proactively identify Māori Pathways project risks, working collaboratively to resolve issues.
- Represent Māori Pathways in key fora and support culture change in the prison and community sites.
- Ensure a positive collaborative, transparent and values-led working relationship with key stakeholders including HB Maori Pathways Manager, Prison Director, District Manager, Iwi, Local providers, New Zealand Parole Board and Corrections staff to embed and socialise Māori Pathways
A demonstrated understanding of tikanga and knowledge of te reo would also be an advantage. The principal roles are well suited to people who can confidently advocate for change, are self-motivated, energetic and thrive in a very fast-paced and changing environment. If this sounds like you, get in touch today.
Kano ārai mate KOWHEORI-19 | COVID-19 vaccinations
As part of our COVID-19 response, all people working at Ara Poutama Aotearoa are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access our workplaces. This is to ensure we continue to do all we can to keep everyone safe from the impacts of COVID-19, now and into the future.
If you would like to discuss this role further, contact hiring manager Justin Edwards on 027 234 4065
If you wish to apply for this opportunity as a secondment, please seek the support of your Manager and submit your CV and cover letter.
Please note these roles are physically based in the Hawkes Bay – No relocation assistance if seconded
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for wanting to join the kaupapa, highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa and values is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate this.
Applications Close 31 May 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Location:||Hawkes Bay (Te Matau a Maui)|
|Position type:||Fixed Term/Secondment|
|Category:||Defence, corrections & security|
|Attachment:||Case Manager Maori Pathways.doc (Word, 583KB)
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