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Resource Worker

Employer:
Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki
Job Category:
Community Services
City/Town:
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Region:
Manawatu - Wanganui
Job Type:
Casual
Posted Date:
04-Aug-2017
Closing Date:
18-Aug-2017
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Job Description

Resource Workers (Casual), Whanganui

 

Job ID: 13022

 

  • Flexible hours
  • Help support Tamariki and Rangitahi  

 

We are seeking casual workers in the Whanganui area to support and care for children and young people. These positions form part of a casual pool of staff that can provide short term cover as required.  

 

You will be empathetic, responsible and trustworthy as you assist youth getting to and from activities or appointments and provide mentoring and supervision.  

 

You must have:

  • previous experience caring for or mentoring youth
  • a clean full NZ driver's licence
  • a calm demeanour under pressure
  • the ability to quickly build rapport with youth
  • good time management skills
  • excellent knowledge of the Whanganui area
  • strong written and verbal communication skills
  • New Zealand Citizenship or Residency as this is a Level 4/5 ANZSCO role
  • ability to meet VCA safety checking and Ministry vetting requirements (e.g. police check).

 

As a casual worker, the bulk of the hours you could be asked to cover are between the hours of 7.30am and 7.30pm, Monday to Sunday with the flexibility to work outside these hours on occasions.  

 

The hourly rate for this role is $15.75 to $20.10 an hour dependent on the skills and experience you bring to the role.  

 

If you think you have what it takes, and are totally committed to doing what's right for children and young people, and helping them to grow up safe and strong, then we'd love to hear from you.  

 

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter via the "apply" button. All applications must be made online through our careers page.
 

If you have any queries about the role please contact Janice Hemi on (06) 968 1280 or email at janice.hemi@mvcot.govt.nz.

 

Applications close: Friday 18th August 2017

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