Probation Officer - Levin at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Manawatu-Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Are you looking for a challenging role that can have a positive impact on your community?
- Do you see yourself as a positive role model and passionate about empowering others?
About the role | Mō te tūnga
As a Probation Officer in Levin, you'll work closely with offenders to make sure they're meeting the conditions of their sentence or order. You'll assess people and their situations to manage risk, set and maintain boundaries and motivate offenders to make positive changes.
You must work with high integrity and will demonstrate the Departmental and Kaupapa Māori values within your work: Wairua, Whānau, Manaaki, Kaitiaki and Rangatira.
You'll be someone who relates to people from all different backgrounds and cultures - you'll need resilience, common sense and maturity. You will also have a positive attitude and be motivated to make a difference. You will also be a strong administrator, who is highly organised and who can meet deadlines.
As an employer, the Department of Corrections offers personal and professional development, clear career progression and job security. We embrace diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.
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About you | Mōu
To be successful in this role you will need to be;
- A strong communicator
- Computer literate and have strong written skills
- Full clean New Zealand Driver Licence
- Legal right to work in New Zealand without restriction for a minimum of 24 months
- Relevant skills and experience working with a diverse group of people
- A passion for helping others and being a positive role model
You'll have the chance to connect with people, build strong relationships and do something which really makes a difference and improves public safety.
Please note that if you are currently a Probation Officer wishing to move to a different district then you need to submit a transfer request.
About us | Mō mātou
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us by Iwi and conveys the responsibility we have to support and guide those in our care to reach their potential. Our strategy, Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.page.link/Eit5), provides a clear direction of travel - one that builds on the good things that are already happening, and, most importantly, how we can innovate to find new ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes for Māori, whānau and communities.
It is an exciting time 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.
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)|
|Category:||Defence, corrections & security|
|Attachment:||JD - Probation Officer.pdf (PDF, 54KB)
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