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Family Home Reliever & Resourcer - Oranga Tamariki

Date: 10-Jul-2019

Location: Wellington, NZ

Company: Ministry of Social Development

Casual Resource Worker & Family Home Reliever Roles

Work engagement locations will be in Wellington, Porirua and Upper Hutt.

 

 

If you:

 

  • Have experience working with young people to realise their full potential
  • Supported a child or young person through a difficult time
  • Guided your own children or another young person from adolescence to adulthood
  • Bring a high level of resilience and motivation

 

Then you already have skills to work alongside our social workers to make a difference for children and young people who need some special support for a few critical months in their lives.

These roles form part of a casual pool of staff. The work is as and when required. From time to time they provide short or long term support for our Family Home Caregivers, who work hard to keep our children and young people safe.

 

 

The work involves a variety of tasks including:

 

  • Day to day care of children and young people
  • Providing emotional support to vulnerable children
  • Coordinating transport to and from appointments and activities
  • Working in an Oranga Tamariki family home providing meal preparation and maintaining a comfortable nurturing environment.

 

 

You will need to have a:
  • Passion for working and supporting children and young people
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for your work
  • Proven experience in caregiving, community work or working with young people,
  • Full clean New Zealand driver's licence is a must

 

This is a rewarding opportunity to use your life experiences and develop specialist skills. The pay rate is $20.55 per hour for each role. For work engagement’s that require day and night time attendance, the awake and sleeping hours in the engagement are paid at the same hourly pay rate.

 

 

About Us:

Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children, supports children and young people in New Zealand. Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes for children and young people. In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount. The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services. We look forward to hearing from you. 

 

 

How to Apply:

 

Orangat Tamariki Employees – please apply through your MyHR portal at work.

External Candidates - Only applications received directly through our MSD careers page at https://jobs.msd.govt.nz will be accepted. 

As we have more than one position, we will be shortlisting and interviewing as applications come in (that is, before the closing date), so it is good to get your application in early.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Petri Le Roux on (04) 894 5341 or Petri.LeRoux@ot.govt.nz

 

Final applications close:  Sunday 4th August 2019 #LI-ORG

 

 

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