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Children's Team Administrator (Fixed Term until June 2020) - Oranga Tamariki

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
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Auckland - Manukau
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Fixed Term Contract
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Children's Team Administrator (Fixed Term June 2020) - Counties Manukau


Do you have excellent administration skills and are proficient at creating and developing word, excel and other live documents? This role will require you to use creativity in your administration, whilst working for an organisation that really cares and gives back to the community

About us

At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children we want to transform the lives of New Zealand Tamariki. We have a big journey ahead of us, in order to make it happen we need the right people who are authentic about driving meaningful change, through truly believing in our passion and purpose.

In this fixed term position you would be working with a small team in a varied role until 30th June 2020. The Children's Teams support at risk children who do not meet the statutory intervention threshold for care and protection but still require intensive, cross-agency services and support.

About the role

An overview of responsibilities include:

  • Provide high quality administration support
  • Organising meetings and arranging travel
  • Diary management to the Children's Team Support Manager ‎and the team
  • Setup and maintain electronic records
  • Book venues for meetings, workshops and focus groups
  • Building trusting relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support projects and project teams where required
About you
To be successful in your application, you should have:
  • Strong knowledge of administrative processes, systems and technology
  • Advanced level of technical proficiency in the Microsoft office suite of applications
  • Strong work planning and time management skills to meet conflicting deadlines and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels both within the Ministry and with outside agencies and clients.
  • Be able to think and work autonomously to solve issues and challenges independently
  • Applicants must be willing to travel and hold a current drivers licence and be prepared to drive the Ministry's vehicles if required
  • Experience in using case management systems are advantageous
  • Ability to pass on learning to others through one on one or group facilitation
What we offer

At Oranga Tamariki we support flexible working opportunities, we are fortunate to have some great new technologies coming our way making it easier for you to work from where you need to be.
Aotearoa NZ is the only place in the world where our unique indigenous culture and language exist.  Oranga Tamariki is committed to a greater understanding of the partnership between Maori and non-Maori, recognising and celebrating our differences as well as the things that bind us together.

How to apply


Please note all applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact us through

Internal Candidates, please apply using your myHR portal.


Applications close:  Monday 18th November, 2019

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