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Workplace Administrator, Care & Protection - Tokoroa

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
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Waikato - Tokoroa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Workplace Administrator, Care & Protection – Tokoroa

Do you want to make a difference to New Zealand's tamariki, rangatahi, their whānau and the community? Join a great, supportive and fun team and grow your administration experience to new heights in our Tokoroa site.


What you will do?
•    Be responsible for all the administration needs of your Social Worker colleagues including assistance with financial plans for our tamariki and rangatahi
•    Liaise with vendors, casual staff and other stakeholders
•    Work with various cultural groups and people from different backgrounds
•    Setting up board placements and providing resources with necessities
•    Booking rooms, answering phones and assisting on the reception desk
•    Organising welcomes for new comers and whānau as and when required
•    Deal with critical scenarios in a calm, professional manner


What you will bring?
•    Demonstrated work experience in administration
•    Confidence and experience using Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel and Word
•    Excellent attention to detail with effective organisation and prioritisation skills
•    Initiative, a proactive approach and not afraid to ask questions
•    Great relationship skills with the ability to work as part of a team and add support as and where needed
•    Amazing verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt to your audience
•    A positive outlook and supporting nature
•    Basic accounting and numeracy skills
•    An understanding of Te Reo would be an advantage


What's on offer?

•    A salary range between $43,291 - $55,023 (as of the 2nd of December, this will increase to $44,156 - $56,124)
•    Flexible work opportunities
•    A team who are passionate in what they do
•    Regular, training, projects to get involved in and career development opportunities
•    Rewarding and challenging work that truly makes a difference to the community
•    Opportunities to work alongside various cultural groups, build your network and strengthen community relationships
•    Support in learning Te Reo


Who are we?


Our tamariki and rangatahi deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard and be surrounded by loving whānau. At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we're on a journey to ensure that it happens. We are a leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for all cultures.


What team you will work with?


Our Tokoroa team is caring and supportive of each other. We love sharing home-cooked meals during monthly shared lunches, where we relax and have a bit of a laugh together. We watch out for each other's well-being by reminding each other to take breaks and participating in healthy activities together. We are even thinking about entering the Tough Guy and Tough Girl challenges next year. You will be joining a team that doesn't just talk about doing fun stuff—we DO it! We want new members of our team to feel comfortable contributing ideas to keep our team healthy, and happy! Some of our favourite aspects of working in Tokoroa are the affordable housing costs, super low traffic, and plenty of lush, green forest to soothe your soul.


How to apply?


Apply online with your CV and cover letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Terri Telford on #LI-ORG


Hurry as applications close on the 10th of December 2019


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