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Service Broker - Oranga Tamariki

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
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Community Services
Nelson - Marlborough - Blenheim
Nelson - Marlborough
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Service Broker - Oranga Tamariki
  • Do you enjoy solving complex issues?
  • Do you have strong relationships across the social sector?
  • Want to make a difference to tamariki in New Zealand?
  • Fixed Term/Secondment  until 30 June 2021


About the role:

We are seeking a dynamic individual who has exceptional relationship management and problem solving skills for a newly created role. As a Service Broker you will be a key go to person in identifying and facilitating customised support for tamariki and whānau who need alternative options. This role will liaise and collaborate with internal and external partners such as Site Managers, Social Workers, Ministries of Health and Education, NGO's and Gateway teams. 


The Service Broker will be a key contributor to the regional leadership team and will engage at various levels across the organisation and with external partners.


To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Experienced at a senior level either in the health, education or social service sector
  • A relationship builder, managing across multiple stakeholder environments
  • Curious, with strong problem solving skills
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of, and commitment to, our treaty and legislative requirements to Māori, especially tamariki Māori
  • And most importantly have a sound knowledge and appreciation of issues and priorities facing children, young people and families


This is an exciting time of change for Oranga Tamariki, and an excellent opportunity to see the difference your work can make to the future of New Zealand.

About us:

Oranga Tamariki–Ministry for Children works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people. With over 3,500 staff New Zealand wide, Oranga Tamariki supports families and whānau to provide a safe, stable and loving home for their children. It is our guiding belief that “in the right environment, with the right people surrounding and nurturing them, any child can, and should flourish”.


Services for Children and Families are the pivotal operational group that delivers services and support through intensive intervention, assessment and investigation, family group conferences, transition services and social work. We are on an ambitious journey to transition to new and enhanced services for tamariki and their whānau.


How to apply

Please apply online with your CV and Cover Letter. Only online applications will be accepted.


Oranga Tamariki Employees – please apply through your MyHR portal at work. This will ensure your MyHR employee profile will be recognised as internal.


If you have any queries please contact Rosie Anderson at


Applications close: Wednesday, 24th July 2019 #LI-ORG

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