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Casual Resource Workers - Auckland Region

Employer:
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Job Category:
Community Services
City/Town:
Auckland - Auckland
Region:
Auckland
Job Type:
Casual
Posted Date:
05-Dec-2019
Closing Date:
19-Dec-2019
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Job Description

Casual Resource Workers – Auckland Region


(As and when required for short or block assignments)

 

The Casual Workers Bureau is seeking casual children's workers in the Auckland region to provide transporting and support services to our tamariki and rangatahi. The key tasks would include driving, minding, escorting, mentoring and providing supervised contact for our children and young people.

 


What you will do?
•    Transporting of children and young people to and from school, activities or appointments
•    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 visits at a variety of venues with parents, whānau and/or siblings, and writing observations reports

 


What you will bring?

 

We are especially looking for someone who can commit to transporting children to and from school 5 days per week and have the ability to remain calm under pressure, while working with our children and young people in a caring and responsible way.

 

You will need to have a current, clean, full NZ driver licence, and must be entitled to work in New Zealand. As this role involves working 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).

 

What's on offer?

 

Generally, the hours you would be scheduled to work are between 7.30am-7.30pm Monday to Sunday with the flexibility to work outside these hours occasionally. There is no need to be available for the entire period of time however flexibility and the ability to work on short notice for a majority of the time is required. 

 

The hourly rate for this position is $20.55 plus 8% holiday pay.

 


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 terri.telford@ot.govt.nz #LI-ORG

 


Hurry as applications close on the 6th of January 2020

 

 

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