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Residential Night Attendant - Rotorua

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Job Category:
Social, welfare & community
Bay of Plenty - Rotorua
Bay of Plenty
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Te Maioha O Parekarangi provides a 24/7 secure residential facility to young people aged between 14 - 17 years old.

We work to keep our young people connected to the positive influences in their lives - mentors, whanau, work and community based programmes.


As a Night Worker you will work on a roster which involves working up to 6 nights on shifts from 10.30pm to 7.00am.


You will be on the floor with the resident's rangitahi. You need to be able to quickly build rapport, set boundaries and role model good behaviour.  Safety and security are key elements of these shifts.


To be successful you will need to have:


  • high levels of honesty and integrity
  • full clean drivers' licence with no conditions
  • genuine interest in making a positive difference in the lives of young people
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • understanding and appreciation of other cultures
  • initiative and be able to make good, safe decisions quickly
  • passed our police vetting and background checks.


The salary range for this position is between $33, 149 to $46, 066 per annum depending on skills, qualification and experience.


Apply online with your CV and cover letter outlining why you would make a great residential youth worker. Only applications made through our careers page will be accepted.


For further information contact Debbie Aitchison,


Applications close:  27 May 2018

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