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Residential Night Attendant (Permanent) - Whakatakapokai, Manurewa

Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki
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Social, welfare & community
Auckland - Manurewa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Job ID: 14203


Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki

Residential Night Worker - Whakatakapokai

Permanent, Full Time


Whakatakapokai is one of four care and protection residences across New Zealand operated by Oranga Tamariki. We provide a secure 24 hours per day, 7 days per week residence for up to 20 young people 12 to 18 years of age. We promote individual change and growth through specialist education services, clinical services, physical activities and group programmes.


We are a passionate team dedicated to improving outcomes for children and young people in our care and enabling them to realise their potential.


Night Staff at Whakatakapokai work eight-hour rostered shifts covering the hours 10.30 pm to 7.00 am daily and report into a Night Supervisor.


Please apply if you are:


  • a good team player and positive role model
  • flexible and able to work rostered night shifts
  • able to ‘think on your feet', use your initiative and make good decisions
  • able to interact well with children and young people
  • able to use computers and navigate the web
  • experienced or passionate about working with vulnerable tamariki and rangatahi
  • caring and calm under pressure.



In return we offer:


  • salary range $35,862 to $45,163 per annum (based on skills and experience)
  • an additional allowance of 30% of base salary for working night shifts
  • induction and training.


Click here to view the position description


Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. Only applications made online will be accepted.


Important: If you currently work for Oranga Tamariki you must apply through your myHR careers portal at work to connect your application to your employee record.


For any queries contact Sharon (Team Leader Support Services) on (09) 917 5447.


Applications close: Monday 21st August 2017 at 10.00pm

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