Principal Adviser Capability Development - Waikeria Prison Development at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
“Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te Tangata”.
“There is only one purpose to our work; the wellness and wellbeing of the person”.
Ara Poutama, Aotearoa's nation-wide strategy Hōkai Rangi, expresses our organisation's intention to transform the way we operate to ensure that the people in our care, and their whānau, are supported to reduce recidivism and improve the humanising and healing aspects of the work we do.
One of Ara Poutama Aotearoa's strategic investment is to building new facilities at Waikeria Prison including Te Wai o Pure which will house the residential unit for Hikitia a mental health and addiction service (MHAS), designed to address the oranga needs of ngā tāne in our care. This service is being designed, implemented, and governed in partnership with our Mana Whenua – Ahi Kā and Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Waikato (formerly Waikato DHB).
Ngā kawenga | About the role
The primary purpose of the Principal Adviser - Capability Development role is to advise on all learning and development activities and pathways within the transformation process to a consolidated Waikeria Prison site which includes the integration of the Waikeria Mental Health and Addiction Service (Hikitia)
The role accountabilities include but are not limited to:
- Design, develop and implement learning and development pathways (includes solutions, tools, frameworks, policies) that look to build staff capability across all workforce groups (both custodial and non-custodial). This includes frontline staff, leadership transitions and career progressions.
- Facilitate and lead out wananga on future state capability required with key internal and external stakeholders across
- Coordinate capability uplift requirements across both the Waikeria and Hikitia projects
- Support Hikitia services with the development of their program curriculum and provide advice on how to embed learnings into other capability pathways particularly at the frontline
- Provide expert advice to support the development of the future state workforce and infrastructure required to operationalise the Waikeria Operating Model and Hikitia services
- Build effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to ensure effective design, delivery and implementation of all capability pathways. This covers all cultural, custodial and specialist roles.
- Lead the design and development of the employee experience at Waikeria (attraction, recruitment, retention, development and retirement). This employee experience will identify talent and inform subsequent leadership development frameworks, policies and processes. This will include all prototypes associated with this experience.
- Promote best practice learning by maintaining a detailed awareness and understanding of centrally delivered training and any changes and developments in what is being taught and communicating this to local managers and staff.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Ability to operate effectively in Kaupapa Māori environments and familiar with Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application to the work of government agencies especially within education and learning
- Good understanding of Te Reo Māori me onā tikanga, te ao Māori and Mātauranga Māori
- Strong ability to facilitate, analyse and capture a broad range of information from multiple sources to inform quality design
- Proven experience in managing an end-to-end educational programme or capability development pathway
- Proven experience in different types of learning and development design and delivery especially self-paced learning and e-learning
- Strong project management, planning, and organisational skills
- Strong understanding of adult learning principles and learning evaluation strategies
This role is a 3
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The mid-point of the salary range is $129,519 and the full range (85%-120%) is $110,091 - $155,423. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
Applications Close 14th October 2022.
It is an exciting time to join us, 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. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
For more information on this exciting role please call Tania Kuiti on 027 225 4166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero
What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Position type:||Fixed Term/Secondment|
|Attachment:||Principal Advisor Capability Development.pdf (PDF, 310KB)
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