Youth Worker - Youth Development at NZ Police, Waikato - Cambridge;Waikato - Hamilton;Waikato - Huntly;Waikato - Matamata;Waikato - Morrinsville;Waikato - Paeroa;Waikato - Raglan;Waikato - Taupo;Waikato - Te Awamutu;Waikato - Te Kuiti;Waikato - Thames;Waikato - Tokoroa;Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders be safe and feel safe. With over 13,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day, every day. We operate by land, sea and air, manage over 860,000 emergency calls a year and are always actively preventing crime and crashes.
We’re working towards specific goals and targets that highlight our intent to work collaboratively with iwi and communities, other government sectors and business partners to deliver ‘Our Business’ and achieve long-term change.
Youth Worker, it starts with you!
- Based at Hamilton East
- Salary from $62,670
- Permanent, Fulltime role
- Nationally Advertised Vacancy
- JR 4229461
About the role
As a Youth Worker, you will be part of a dedicated Police Youth Development Team, with the primary focus of youth prevention. You will work closely with internal and external partners to cater to the needs of ‘at risk’ tamariki and whanau, that you have assessed. You will be supported in creating tailor made initiatives helping tamariki and whanau live full and prosperous lives, free from crime, victimisation, and road trauma.
- Communication – ability to communicate effectively with tamariki, whanau, colleagues, and partners.
- Partnerships – ability to partner effectively to achieve outcomes.
- Innovation – ability to create specific initiatives for the well being of tamariki, whanau, and the community.
- Diversity – respecting and honouring our diverse communities and diversity of thought in your approach to this mahi.
What you’ll bring
Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe.
Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police.
Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.
- Mindset – a positive and motivated individual who can work independently and part of a team.
- Experience – previous youth experience is desired but not essential.
- Qualifications – Social Work and/or Counselling qualifications are desired but not essential.
- Flexibility – you need to be flexible to accommodate for the needs of tamariki, whanau, and the community.
If you are an internal applicant, you must apply internally through the police system. You must provide an alternative contact email address.
This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.
We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, i.e. Individual Contributor.
For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/core-competencies-how-we-will-deliver-our-business.pdf
These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time.
For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/nzp-our-values.pdf
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Our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.
Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.
For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers
How to apply
Please note: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police Careers page: https://career10.successfactors.com/career?company=nzpolice to apply for this position.
If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken.
For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Melissa.Marsters@police.govt.nz
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 5th October 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Location:||Waikato - Cambridge;Waikato - Hamilton;Waikato - Huntly;Waikato - Matamata;Waikato - Morrinsville;Waikato - Paeroa;Waikato - Raglan;Waikato - Taupo;Waikato - Te Awamutu;Waikato - Te Kuiti;Waikato - Thames;Waikato - Tokoroa;Waikato|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Police & emergency services|
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