Kaimahi Taiohi

Tui Ora Ltd

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Taranaki

KAIMAHI TAIOHI (YOUTH WORKER)

Based in Hawera, FTE 1.00
Fixed Term: from January 2022 - 5 September 2022

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Tēnā koe 

He whakamārama mō Tui Ora | About us

Tui Ora is a kaupapa Māori organisation, providing a range of wellbeing services to whānau in Taranaki. We employ passionate, professional people to fit with our whānau team culture. We value highly skilled, committed community-focussed individuals to support this kaupapa, and we currently have an exciting new opportunity.

Mō te tūranga | About the role

The Kaimahi Taiohi will provide a wrap-around, intensive service for young people 16-19 years of age in receipt of: 

  • Youth Payment (YP); or 
  • Young Parent Payment (YPP); or, young partners of an individual in receipt of a main Work and Income benefit. 

The role will support, uplift, and navigate taiohi and their whānau to improve health, education, overall wellbeing and productive participation within the community. 

This fixed term role offers opportunity for permanent employment for the right candidate.

Kia ekena a angitū | To promote success in this role, you will have

  • Tertiary qualification in social work or equivalent
  • Health professional registered with a health or social service professional body, with a current practicing certificate
  • Two years’ experience working with at risk/vulnerable taiohi in a community setting 
  • Knowledge of Work and Income and its products is desirable
  • Passion about Māori health, wellbeing and thriving whānau 
  • Full, clean NZ Driver Licence.

Tikanga haumaru | Safety checking

  • Tui Ora is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. Safety checking for employment will be required for this role. 
  • Tui Ora considers that this role falls within coverage of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 (“the Order”) which is now in effect.

You must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before the close of 01 January 2022 to be able to fulfil the requirements of this order in this role.

We offer (subject to eligibility criteria):

  • Employment Assistance Programme – EAP
  • Te Reo and cultural learning
  • Boost discount programme
  • Tui Ora day (an additional paid day each year)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A professional, fun and vibrant working whānau environment.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via Tui Ora’s online process.  Complete the online application and upload a cover letter and CV.  You may also view a position description at this site.  If you have not completed the online application and/or uploaded both these documents, your application will not be considered.  For further information email humanresources@tuiora.co.nz

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

Applications Close: 10 December 2021 at 12.00pm

Interviews scheduled for 15th and 16th December 2021

Ngā mihi ki a koe
Nā mātou
Nā Tui Ora.

 

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