Community Work Supervisor - Palmerston North at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Manawatu-Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
About the role | Mō te tūnga
We are all about changing lives and creating pathways through meaningful Community Work projects. As a Community Work Supervisor, you will oversee and manage up to 8 community workers serving community work sentences on meaningful projects at schools, reserves, community groups, Marae and churches - whatever the community needs.
We have one vacancy based out of the Palmerston North Service Centre, this a permanent position for four days a week from Wednesday to Saturday 7am to 4pm (36 hours). The hourly rate for this role is $22.71 per hour.
About you | Mōu
You need to have a firm but fair attitude with regard to dealing with people from a variety of backgrounds and have a non-judgemental manner when faced with challenging situations. You must have a full driver's licence and be able to drive a manual vehicle. Hands on practical skills are a definite asset given the variety of projects that are undertaken by the Community Work team. Skills required, but not limited to, include:
- Being resourceful and self-motivated
- Being flexible
- Able to resolve complaints quickly and efficiently
- Able to work as part of a team
- Familiarity with basic hand and power tools
- Mechanical aptitude
- Building renovations
- painting and general repair
- Restoration and maintenance
- Punctuality and Reliable
- Professional: must respect the people we care for
Please note you will need to complete a criminal history check and undertake a pre-employment drug test.
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 in our care, 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 inform how we work and deliver the outcomes outlined in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.page.link/Eit5).
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, submit your tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for wanting to join Ara Poutama and highlighting your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities essential to this role.
For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site. If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Attachment:||Job_Description_Community_Work_Supervisor.pdf (PDF, 78KB)
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