Instructor (Light Engineering) - Hawkes Bay Regional Prison at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Hawkes Bay (Te Matau a Maui)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Instructor (Light Engineering) - Hawkes Bay Regional Prison
Are you someone who has engineering and welding experience, and who holds a relevant trade qualification?
We are looking for applicants who are passionate about helping our prisoners make positive changes. The projects are exciting, and you will take pride in your work while being safety conscious.
It's an exciting time to join Ara Poutama Aotearoa. We are halfway through delivering our strategic direction Hōkai Rangi. Launched in 2019, it expresses our commitment to deliver great outcomes with and for all people in our care and their whānau.
He kōrero mōu | About you
We are looking for leaders in the Engineering & Welding Industry who want to work with people who have had diverse life experiences, but who 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! Our instructors support offenders to improve their work habits, work experiences and skills so that they can increase their chances of obtaining sustainable and legitimate employment on their release.
We are looking for applications from suitable qualified people who have worked in a commercial environment and have:
- Trade Certificate in Engineering Lv.4 or Trade related certificates
- Previous experience in a commercial Workshop environment
- Site & Install work experience
- A sound level of competency with Outlook, Excel & Word
- Outstanding Health and Safety practices
- Ideally be experienced as an adult educator or NZQA assessor (4098 or equivalent) however it is not essential as we will support you to obtain this
- Have exceptional people skills and the motivation to develop others
- Demonstrate the ability to harness potential and be proactive in approach
- Hold a current first aid certificate and full clean NZ driver license
Instructors are expected to hold or, with the appropriate experience, be willing to gain unit standard 4098 in adult education.
It is important that in your CV and cover letter you accurately evidence your skills especially around your experience/qualifications that are in-line with the key competences of our role as this will be used as part of shortlisting process.
Ngā kawenga | About the role
In this varied role you will be working with the men under our management, helping them gain new skills and qualifications to improve their chances of finding real jobs upon release. You will enable our people to achieve NZQA qualifications, and provide a platform of good working habits to take forward to the future. You will further support rehabilitation and reintegration practices.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of these men and to contribute to their future, the future of their whanau, and the communities in which each man will eventually call home. In this role you will be instrumental in helping individuals to discover a new career path, talent, passion or simply build confidence in their ability to learn.
Our current team works closely with all areas of the business and has a reputation for producing high quality work while delivering relevant, useful, recognised training. For those prisoners who choose to pursue a career post-release, the training and practical experience they gain will help them to secure employment.
You will be continually challenged in this role from facilitating adult learning and on-job training to Health & Safety, budget management and relationship building, both within the prison and external suppliers. Your passion will inspire others to achieve while your business acumen will ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and to a high standard.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The full range of this salary is $67,514 - $83,191. 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://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
We're also bringing in new ways of working to help us deliver Hōkai Rangi, with a range of new roles being formed as part of The Pathway Forward Te Ara Whakamua.
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.
If you share the same passion for our work but feel this opportunity may not be the perfect fit for you, we encourage you to click here (https://mahi.corrections.govt.nz/jobtools/jncustomsearch.viewFullSingle?in_organid=19420&in_jnCounter=225810696). We look forward to discovering more about you and exploring potential opportunities that align with your interests and skills.
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.
Applications close Monday 4th March 2024.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
|Hawkes Bay (Te Matau a Maui)
|Defence, corrections & security
|20230916_Instructor_Job_Description_.pdf (PDF, 358KB)
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