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Casual Resource Workers - Auckland

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
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Auckland - Auckland
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Casual Resource Workers – Auckland Region


Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children


Casual Resource Workers – Auckland Region


(You may be asked to work more than one day in a row)


We are a Ministry with a commitment to putting children and young people at the heart of everything we do and say.


We are seeking casual children's workers in the Auckland area to provide transporting and support services to Tamariki and Rangatahi.  The key tasks would include driving, minding tracking, escorting, mentoring and providing supervised access for children and young people.


The duties include:


  • Transporting of children and young people to and from school,  activities or appointments
  • Minding children and young people when they are not with their whanau
  • Tracking  and monitoring of children and young people who are deemed at risk
  • Escorting (with a social worker) young people to Court, appointments and residential placements
  • Mentoring, one on one work with children and young people, assisting them to achieve specific goals
  • Supervising their access with parents, whanau and/or siblings, and writing observational reports


As a casual you may be called upon to work a shift during the period Monday to Sunday, from 7.30am and 7.30pm.  On some occasions we may ask you to work outside of these hours.   Because our casual pool provides support when relief is required you may be called upon at short-notice. 


The hourly rate of pay for this position is $18.00 + holiday pay.


We are looking for people who are able to work well with children and young people in a caring and responsible way.


You will need to have a full, clean, NZ driver's licence and the ability to remain calm under pressure.


As this role works with children and young people you will need to be able to pass police vetting and safety checks (The Clean Slate Act does not apply).


If you want to help improve the lives of our Tamariki and Rangatahi please apply on line with your CV and cover letter.  Only applications made on line will be accepted.


For a detailed description of the vacancy please access the position description below;


Application closing date : 29th July 2018


For a further discussion about the Casual Resource Worker role please contact Joanne Dangen (09) 913 1235.

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