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Residence Supervisor - Canterbury

Employer:
Department of Corrections
Job Category:
Defence, corrections & security
City/Town:
Canterbury - Christchurch
Region:
Canterbury
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
11-Sep-2019
Closing Date:
25-Sep-2019
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Job Description

Residence Supervisor - Canterbury

Vacancy Number:  CSSR11809
Closing Date:  Wednesday 25th September 2019
Location:  Canterbury
Contact Email Address: sam.brown2@corrections.govt.nz
 
Do you have experience managing challenging people with complex needs?

Are case management, communication and problem solving skills a key part of your skillset?

Matawh?iti Residence has been in operation since January 2017. It is a civil detention facility for very high risk individuals who are subject to public protection orders under the Public Safety (Public Protection Orders) Act 2014. The facility is designed to assist individuals develop important life skills within a supportive and supervised environment in order to successfully reintegrate back into the community. The facility has been in operation since January 2017.

Key to the success of this role will be your ability to supervise, motivate and positively influence the residents while working as a part of a small team. Your ability to also maintain clear and professional boundaries at all times, provide practical solutions to day to day issues, manage risk and effectively communicate with people at all levels, is essential to the success of this role.

Reporting directly to the Residence Manager, this position operates on a 24/7 roster pattern, rotating between 12-hour day and night shifts over an 80 hour fortnight. A typical shift as a Residence Supervisor will see you:
  • Monitor residents and oversee assistant staff while ensuring the orderly functioning of the facility
  • Prepare and implement residents' individual management plans
  • Facilitate a programme of daily activities aimed to assist residents develop pro social life skills
  • Work cooperatively with residents towards their eventual reintegration into the community
  • Lead the facility's response to emergency or incident situations occurring within the residence.
If you pride yourself on your ability to provide a high standard of care, have solid experience managing individuals with challenging and complex needs, and want to enhance community safety in a meaningful way, then we want to hear from you.

Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

All applications must be submitted online. Please note: Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.

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