16 Aug 2018

Full-Time Kai Raranga

Mana Recruitment – Posted by Mana RecruitmentAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Mana full Sept 12

Job Description

Ehara tāku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini.

My strength is not that of the individual, but that of the multitude

Te Ira is a service, designed to support the tamariki and rangatahi of whānau/families to break cycles of disadvantage, particularly for those who find it difficult to access services and have whanau who have been incarcerated.

  • Sound understanding of Māori and/or Pacific social and health issues?
  • Experience working with Tamariki 12-24 years?
  • Whanau relationships and capacity building?
  • A fusion of clinical and cultural elements

Te Ira has been established as a new entity designed to support whānau/families to break the cycles of disadvantage, and is a collaboration between PARS (People at Risk Solutions) and Turuki Health Care.

Te Ira has developed Te Kōpae service model which will support 0-5 tamariki, as well as rangatahi 12-24 years who are not in education or training, and their whānau.

Reporting through to the Practice Manager, the purpose of this position is to improve the intergenerational wellbeing of the 0-5 age group of tamariki who have multiple unmet needs, and rangatahi 12-24 years with a focus on those who have a i parent or care giver currently in prison or who is now living in the community and requires support

Requirements for this position are to include:

  • a working understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Experience working with YNEET rangatahi 12-24 Years
  • Ideally, previous experience working with whanau mauhere
  • A sound understanding of Māori and/or Pacific social and health issues
  • Solid Microsoft skills (Word, Excel, outlook), report and correspondence writing
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Exceptional communication ability

A relevant qualification (Bachelor of Social Practise, Youth Work, Community Development or similar)  would be advantageous but also open to looking at relevant experience and demonstrated high performance and engagement with this target population.

Building sound relationships within the practice will see you working in collaboration to build sustainable whānau outcomes. With a fusion of clinical and cultural elements this highly innovative combination of techniques and practices, seeks to deliver culturally aligned support to whānau and individuals, helping whānau to navigate a range of services to access support.

This is support at a community level, and as such you will be able to demonstrate the cultural competency to guide, support and build strong trust based relationships with your client base.

Applications Close: Monday 3rd September 2018 at 5.00pm.

How to Apply

Please send through your CV with accompanying cover letter through to Violetta violetta@manarecruitment.co.nz or Tiare Kopa tiare@manarecruitment.co.nz or make direct contact on Ph: (09) 632 1108. Applications Close: Monday 3rd September 2018 at 5.00pm.  

Job Categories: Community Development, Corrections, Cultural Services, Maori Services, Pasifika Services, Social Services, Social Work/Counselling, and Support Services. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Job Tags: auckland, Kai Raranga, Mauhere, specialising in at risk youth of whanau mauhere., Te Ira, and Y_NEET (12 -24).

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