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Programme Facilitator - Southland/Central Otago

Department of Corrections
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Southland - Invercargill
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Location: Southland/Central Otago
Vacancy Number: CSSR9316


In the role of Programme Facilitator you can have a direct impact on making our communities safer. Our Programme Facilitators work with offenders, delivering a range of programmes in the community and prison environments, and work together to help offenders to understand and address the cause of their offending, motivating them to make lasting changes. 


We are looking for people who:


  • Have a genuine interest in people and are passionate about change
  • Are prepared to work with people that others might find difficult


Our Programme Facilitators come from different backgrounds, cultures, education and experience – but they all share the ability to motivate others to make positive change in their lives.


Ideally we would expect you to demonstrate:


  • Experience in delivering groups - individual, motivational and therapeutic
  • Effective communication and relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of Maori and Pacific Island culture, protocols and peoples
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • An understanding of the dynamics of individual and group behaviour
  • Experience in a related field and/or relevant tertiary qualification


We will give you the support and opportunity to further develop your career in our stimulating professional team environment with full training in facilitation skills, cognitive-based therapeutic programme principles and delivery. Be part of a team working to make our communities safer as we aim to reduce offending and create lasting change. 

We can only accept on-line applications for this role. Please follow the link below to apply and please ensure your skills and experience is readily highlighted in your CV and cover letter to reflect your suitability for the role. 

This is a permanent, full time position.


Applications close  27 April 2018

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