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Joinery Instructor - Spring Hill Corrections Facility

Department of Corrections
Job Category:
Primary industry, trade & manufacturing
Auckland - Auckland and Hamilton
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Closing Date: 20th January 2019
Location: Spring Hill Corrections Facility
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Contact Phone Number: 0800 437 668


Are you ready for a new challenge where you can help our paihere learn new skills? 


Join our Frontline whanau in an exciting role as an Instructor at Spring Hill Corrections Facility 


We can offer you a supportive work environment that will stretch your skills and offer you opportunities for development and grow while providing you with personal satisfaction at the same time.  


Offender Employment (OE) is all about supporting offenders to improve their work habits, work experiences and skills so that they can increase their chances of obtaining sustainable and legitimate employment on their release. 


We are looking someone who has experience in joinery/carpentry and ideally hold a relevant trade qualification. However to back this up, successful applicants will need to have great people skills and the motivation to want to manage and develop prisoners.  


We need you to teach, support and use your life experiences to help others unleash their talents and be part of something that can be life changing!


Corrections Services Industries is focused on giving prisoners the opportunity to gain skills and work experience to increase their chances of obtaining employment after release. By providing this foundation to success, we reduce reoffending and keep our communities safer. This rewarding position demands someone who possesses;

  • A proven passion and experience in the joinery/carpentry industry
  • A relevant trade qualification
  • Outstanding Health and Safety practices.
  • Exceptional people, communication & organisational skills
  • The ability to motivate and harness the talents of people within a team environment.
  • Ideally be experienced as an adult educator or NZQA assessor (4098 or equivalent) however it is not essential as we will support you to obtain this.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • A full Drivers Licence is required. 


A comprehensive induction and initial basic training course is provided for the successful applicant. This will involve 12 weeks residential training at our College just outside of Wellington to focus on the custodial elements of this position.  


Apply now and make a positive difference in the lives of others.


At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you'll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community.

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