Community Work Supervisor - Blenheim at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Marlborough (Te Tau Ihu o te waka)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
'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.
Ngā kawenga | About the role
We are all about changing lives and creating pathways through meaningful Community Work projects. As a Community Work Supervisor, you will oversee and manage people serving community work sentences while they work on meaningful projects at schools, reserves, community groups, marae, and churches.
Our Community Work Supervisors are responsible for the supervision of work parties, planning and organising projects, the development of work skills through pro-social modelling and coaching, ensuring records are accurate and complete, reviewing health and safety requirements, and ensuring the smooth operation of the community work centre.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop a career and to make a difference. Community work provides a platform for people serving community work sentences to gain new skills while giving back to community at the same time. To learn more about the role you can watch a short YouTube video here: Community Work Supervisor - YouTube and visit our careers page here: https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/roles/community-work-supervisor/.
There are two vacancies that are both based in Blenheim. One vacancy is a permanent part-time position working Thurs-Sat (27 hours per week), and the other is a permanent, part-time position working Saturday only (9 hours per week).
He kōrero mōu | About you
Community Work Supervisors come from a variety of backgrounds; from trades and farming to office jobs, retail, teaching and social agencies – so your experience could be just what we are looking for. We will give you the training and support you need to become part of our team working to make communities safer.
We are interested in hearing from people who:
- Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport and inspire others.
- Have the ability to solve problems and work collaboratively within a team environment.
- Are fresh critical thinkers, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas.
- Can operate effectively in a culturally diverse setting and have an understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- Are positive role models with a firm-but-fair management style.
- Can operate with high levels of integrity and demonstrate departmental values.
- Have a full NZ drivers licence including the ability to drive a manual vehicle (you will also be required to tow a trailer at times).
If successful at interview you will be required to complete a criminal history check and undertake a pre-employment drug test as a part of the recruitment process.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The salary range for the role is $56, 773 (pro rata) - $65,182 (pro rata) per annum. 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.
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.
Applications will close on Sunday, 25th February 2024.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
|Marlborough (Te Tau Ihu o te waka)
|Community_Work_Supervisor JD.pdf (PDF, 78KB)
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