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Kaiawhina - Family Harm & Youth Prevention

NZ Police
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Otago - Dunedin
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Whāngaia Ngā Pā Harakeke Kaiāwhina – Family Harm & Youth Prevention

New Zealand Police

Dunedin, Southern District

Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration range: $62,925 – $85,139

Job Requisition ID 8642


Whāngaia Ngā Pā Harakeke (WNPH) is a Police sponsored multiagency initiative in partnership with local iwi/Māori working in the community and alongside the greater social service sector to reduce family harm. 

An exciting opportunity exists in Otago Coastal to be a part of this innovative and collaborative multi-agency approach in dealing with family harm.



  • Has the ability to work in a manner that is culturally appropriate and consistent with the principle of the Te Tiriti O Waitangi
  • Demonstrate an ability to work in a high performing team.


  • Has experience in working collaboratively with a range of agencies and partners


Special Requirements

  • To apply for this role you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
  • You must be a registered social worker with either a social work degree, or at least five years relevant industry experience

Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Solve


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


For selection purposes, candidate suitability will be considered in relation to:


  1. Potential to perform well in the position, given a reasonable period of time for familiarisation and or training
  2. Personal attributes and temperament relevant to the position
  3. General health that will allow for all duties and functions of the position


Additional Information:

  • This position is subject to rotation
  • The successful applicant must reside within Dunedin or the greater surrounding area


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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website: select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief 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.


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website: and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.



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.

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Applications close at 5pm, Monday 25th February 2019.

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