Youth Worker - Youth Development at NZ Police, Auckland - Auckland;Auckland - Auckland and Hamilton;Auckland - Auckland Central;Auckland - Helensville;Auckland - Manukau;Auckland - Manurewa;Auckland - Otara;Auckland - Papakura;Auckland - Pukekohe;Auckland
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 – Youth Development, it starts with you!
- Based at Avondale Police Station
- Band D
- Salary from $62,670
- Police Employee
- Permanent, Full time
- Nationally Advertised Vacancy
About the role
Auckland Central West Youth Services is looking for someone to fill the Youth Worker position based at the Avondale Police Station. You will join the TYLA (Turn Your Life Around) Project that consists of Sworn and Nonsworn staff working with Youth at Risk and their families in the Auckland Central West area.
You will be in a position of trust and confidence with daily contact with local stakeholders, schools, youth clients, and community groups. The Youth Worker will work closely with families identifying any risks and issues affecting that young person's development and is expected to make the appropriate referrals or course of action.
This role includes planning and supervising holiday Activities and programs for Youth, as well as keeping, and maintaining accurate notes and records daily.
- Identify problems, generate solutions, and make decisions
- Able to work effectively with Whanau and other stakeholders
- Keeping and maintaining accurate records
- Be self-motivated and work productively with minimal supervision
- Ability to identify risk and make sound decisions leading to positive outcomes and Is able to supervise and lead Youth activities and Holiday programs
- Have a good sense of cultural awareness, inclusion and diversity
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.
We are looking for applicants with the following skills, knowledge and experience:
- Recent experience working with Youth
- The ability to effectively manage your own workload and being accountable for your performance
- Clear and committed state of mind clear about our outcomes and what we are wanting to achieve
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.
- Full NZ Driver’s License
- Able to clear Police vetting (Core Children’s worker security check is required)
- Youth Worker Qualification essential
- Social Work degree desirable but not essential
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 email@example.com
Applications close Friday 7th October 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Location:||Auckland - Auckland;Auckland - Auckland and Hamilton;Auckland - Auckland Central;Auckland - Helensville;Auckland - Manukau;Auckland - Manurewa;Auckland - Otara;Auckland - Papakura;Auckland - Pukekohe;Auckland|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Social, welfare & community|
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