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Youth Worker: Prevention

NZ Police
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Bay of Plenty - Rotorua
Bay of Plenty
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Youth Worker: Prevention

New Zealand Police

Rotorua / Tauranga, Bay of Plenty District

2 Permanent positions

Salary range - $51,449.00 - $69,605.00

Job Requisition ID 6905



New Zealand Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety.  The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of our business by reducing the incidents and impact of family harm (FH).


This is a position where you will be expected to work as part of the Child Protection Team to coordinate support services to families.  The position will also be working closely with the Area Youth Service and the Family Harm Teams.


There are two position available, one based in Western Bay of Plenty (Tauranga) and the second in Rotorua.  Applicants will need to specify there preference at the time of application.


Skills & Experience:

Negotiate and advocate the appropriate services for victims and their whanau.

Meeting with and working with victims and their whanau to address the underlying causes of FH.

Being an active member of a high performing team.

Being able work with a diverse range of people.


Core Competencies - you will demonstrate the following:

Communicate - individual contributor

Deliver - individual contributor

Solve - individual contributor


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.


Additional Information:

Successful applicant must obtain a clearance under the Vulnerable Children's Act

Successful applicant must obtain or hold a current First Aid Certificate

Applicants must be a NZ or Australian citizen, or a NZ resident to apply for this position

A background in social services or policing would be desirable.



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How to Apply:

To apply for this job, please visit and enter job requisition number 6905 

Please note: Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our Career Website. 


You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides an account of your relevant education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the above Core Competencies of the role, no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact the Hiring Manager, Ryan Yardley via email


Applications close at 5pm, Monday 23 July 2018

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