Case Manager at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
'Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' – ‘There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people.
About the role | Mō te tūnga
Case Managers at Spring Hill Corrections Facility provide specialist, end to end case management with prisoners including initial assessment, identification of prisoner needs, case planning and preparing prisoners for release.
Using a range of services and techniques, they work with external agencies and the prisoners' Whānau to support prisoners as they rehabilitate.
With a natural style to work collaboratively and top notch relationship management skills you will be someone who recognises the importance of the work Ara Poutama does and as we enter into a new and exciting era with Hokai Rangi, bring new ways of thinking to what is already a complex, dynamic and fast paced environment.
About you | Mōu
We are looking for candidates with;
- Knowledge and experience working with Māori and Pacific Peoples and their whanau and communities.
- Rehabilitation and reintegration related disciplines and practices.
- Effective relationship management and communication skills.
- The ability to motivate and support prisoners to make positive changes.
- Experience and knowledge in Māori Language and cultural protocols and processes within Māori Communities, and of Māori Community structures and dynamics.
- Full, clean NZ Drivers Licence.
Central to the role will be the ability to exercise sound professional judgement to ensure that prisoner needs, and services are appropriately identified and aligned to prisoner need.
You must work with high integrity and will demonstrate the Departmental values within your work: Wairua, Whānau, Manaaki, Kaitiaki and Rangatira.
If you think you have what it takes to play a key part in case management and make a real contribution to reducing re-offending and ensuring public safety, please apply now.
About us | Mō mātou
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us by Iwi and conveys the responsibility we have to support and guide those in our care to reach their potential. Our strategy, Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.page.link/Eit5), provides a clear direction of travel - one that builds on the good things that are already happening, and, most importantly, how we can innovate to find new ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes for Māori, whānau and communities.
It is an exciting time and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.
For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site. If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at email@example.com
Tono ināianei | Apply now
This is a brilliant opportunity to leverage your existing skills and knowledge to contribute to a key sector.
To apply, submit your tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for applying as well as highlighting your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities essential to this role.
Applications will open for 3 weeks.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Attachment:||Case Manager.pdf (PDF, 80KB)
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