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Youth Worker - Youth Development

NZ Police
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Social, welfare & community
Auckland - Auckland
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Job Description

Youth Worker - Youth Development

Avondale, Auckland City District

12 Month Fixed Term

Salary Range $54,582 - $73,844

Job Requisition 11030



Auckland Central West Youth Services is looking for someone to temporarily fill the Youth Worker position based at the Avondale Police Station. You will join the TYLA (Turn Your Life Around) Project that consists of Sworn and Nonsworn staff working with Youth at Risk and their families in the Auckland Central West area. You will be in a position of trust and confidence with daily contact with local stakeholders, schools, youth clients, and community groups. The Youth Worker will work closely with families identifying any risks and issues affecting that young person's development and is expected to make the appropriate referrals or course of action. This role includes planning and supervising holiday Activities and programs for Youth, as well as keeping, and maintaining accurate notes and records on a daily basis.


The temporary secondment is from November 2019 - November 2020.


Certification Requirements:

  • NZ Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid


Special Requirements:

  • Youth Worker qualification essential
  • Social work degree desirable but not essential


Core Competencies - Level 1 Individual Contributor:

  • Communicate
  • Partner
  • Deliver


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Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs website are no longer considered and will only be accepted when formally submitted through the New Zealand Police website (link provided above).


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Applications close at 5pm on Friday 20 September 2019.

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