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Senior Adviser Community Engagement & Reintegration - Northern Region

Senior Adviser Community Engagement & Reintegration - Northern Region


Department of Corrections

Closing Date : 28 Jul 2019

Vacancy Number: CSNR11485

Closing Date: 11.30pm Sunday 28th July 2019

Location: Northern Region

Recruitment Contact: Donna.Mendjan@corrections.govt.nz 

Senior Adviser Community Engagement and Reintegration

  • Proactively Engage with the Community 

  • Auckland based 


The role of Senior Adviser Community Engagement and Reintegration has a focus on proactive engagement with communities and the provision of specialist advice, ongoing education, operational support and monitoring for the placement of sex offenders and other high risk offenders in the community. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with accommodation providers and agencies, to ensure appropriate accommodation and support options are available across communities.

This role is at the forefront of creating positive partnerships and is integral to the interface between the Department and a vast array of organisations and community groups across New Zealand.

Relationship management is a large component of the role; therefore you will be apt at proactively developing strong and credible connections with diverse groups, encompassing NGOs, Government agencies, Iwi, school communities, City Councils, community leaders, and others with vested interest.

Your success will be measured by your ability to take this pivotal role and leverage off strong partnerships to facilitate positive outcomes for the Department and its stakeholders. To this end you will be comfortable facilitating and presenting across a variety of forums and be resilient in nature to manage the sensitivities of the topic.

Ideally you will present with a good understanding of risk management and knowledge in relation to high risk offenders, along with relevant legislation.

However, this is not essential as transferrable skills are incredibly important combined with an affiliation for the positive essential work Corrections undertakes.

All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. This can be done by clicking HERE. Please note: Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.

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