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Project Coordinator

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
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Community Services
Auckland - Auckland
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Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Project Coordinator, Partnering for Outcomes (12 Months Fixed Term), Ellerslie, Auckland


•        Join our Ministry and influence change for all New Zealanders

•        Improve outcomes for children

•        12 months fixed term contract


About us:

Oranga Tamariki – Minisrty for Children is the Ministry that supports children and young people in New Zealand. Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people. In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount. The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.


About the role:

You'll be a Project Coordinator in the Partnering for Outcomes team, based in Ellerslie.  You will support the Project Manager to ensure the Mobile Care service operates well as it seeks to prevent potential placement breakdowns.  This work will involve assessing the needs of stressed caregivers and brokering appropriate supports.   This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced person to work with Oranga Tamariki to gain or further their experience with the Ministry.


Skills and experience:

•        Understands Oranga Tamariki and its purpose and vision

•        Understands the need for and provision of care services

•        Experienced In providing caregiver supports

•        Excellent relationship management skills - will be dealing with external parties

•        Implementation and design of projects


What we offer:

We offer a dedicated and supportive team and the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of most at risk tamariki.  If you want to be part of changing the way New Zealand supports our most vulnerable please apply now.


How to apply:

All external, including MSD employees, may apply through the ‘apply button' and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system. Please note all applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact


Applications close: 28th October 2018

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