Supervisor - Tai Aroha, Fixed Term
Department of Corrections
Closing Date : 27 Aug 2017
Fixed Term to 30th June 2018
Tai Aroha is a specialist rehabilitation treatment programme for high risk community-based offenders. It offers a real opportunity for residents to make meaningful changes to their lives. Based on the principles of Therapeutic Community and Tikanga Maori this is a unique facility within our environment.
Our team at the Department of Corrections is dedicated and passionate. We are united by our goal of making a positive difference in our community by reducing reoffending and making our communities safer.
We seek a committed individual to undertake fulltime supervisor duties on a rotational roster working a 40 hour week between Monday and Sunday for a Fixed term until 30th June 2018.
The person we are looking for will:
- Have the ability to communicate effectively
- Have the ability to build rapport with offenders
- Remain calm and measured in pressure situations
- Be vigilant and security conscious, while respecting residential protocols
- Be able to work as part of a team
- Take an objective, non-judgemental approach to offenders, demonstrating a degree of empathy in upholding rules and regulations
The successful applicant will operate effectively in a Maori cultural environment demonstrating a calm demeanour and resilience in our offender centric setting.
Strong problem-solving, team-building and influencing skills are essential, as is the ability to model pro-social behaviour and to represent the therapeutic community in a positive manner.
Being part of Corrections is about being part of a team, working together to ensure that offenders are kept secure and treated fairly and consistently.
As part of our recruitment process you will be required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check, undergo a pre-employment drug test. Full induction and training will be provided.