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Senior Advisors, Voices of Whānau and Community - Wellington

Senior Advisors, Voices of Whānau and Community - Wellington

Senior Advisors, Voices of Whānau and Community - Wellington

Oranga Tamariki

Closing Date : 10 Dec 2019

Job Ref: 31178

The Voices of Whānau and Community team works to ensure that the lived experience and the voice of whānau and community are reflected in our policies, services and practices designed to improve whānau wellbeing.

To do this:

  • We create spaces to enable whānau and community voices to be heard and acted on
  • We create collaborations that enable meaningful and long term, sustainable outcomes that support whānau and community to thrive in their own right
  • We create conditions where whānau and community feel confident and are to enable positive change for themselves

We are looking for three amazing people to join our team, Voices of Whānau and Community within Oranga Tamariki.  We are looking for:

  • Storytellers–  to reflect the voices and lived experience  of whānau
  • Connectors – to connect the voices and lived experience of whānau to Oranga Tamariki policies, services and Practice. Connecting whānau with parenting information and support
  • Whānau centred Pracitioners -  to engage authentically and directly with whānau

Are you creative, resourceful? Are you looking for a role that creates opportunities to bring about positive change for whānau and community? 

Would others use these words to describe you? If so, then you are the person we are looking for.

  • Catalyst for change
  • Facilitator
  • Empathic & compassionate
  • Trusting and trusted
  • Open-minded and open to learning
  • Humble 
  • Comfortable with uncertainty
  • Courageous and brave
  • Strong and resilient
  • Authentic
  • Able to lead and inspire
  • Great at whakawhanaungatanga
  • Awesome at capturing whānau stories
  • Confident in using tikanga and mātauranga Māori and Pacific

If you’re passionate about creating the space and conditions for whānau and communities to be heard, then come join us!

How to apply

If you enjoy working in a role with true purpose to change the lives of our tamariki and rangatahi, then apply online today with your CV and cover letter. Current Oranga Tamariki employees, please apply through your myHR portal.

Please contact Roxana Anderson on if you have any questions about the role.


Applications close 10th December 2019

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