Location: Bay of Plenty, NZ
Company: Ministry of Social Development
Kairaranga a Whānau x2, Fixed Term (12 months), Full Time, Tauranga
Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children
Job reference: 26742
The Ministry for Children—Oranga Tamariki supports children and young people in New Zealand. We put tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of everything we do and are focused on improving their wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes.
The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.
We have two exciting new fixed term opportunity available in 2019 at our Tauranga sites, Nga Parirau – Tauranga East and Te Ahuru Mowai – Tauranga West for a Kairaranga a Whānau position.
These are full time positions for a fixed term of 12 months.
The purpose of this role is to support our staff to identify whānau, hapu and Iwi relationships and ensure that tamariki and whānau stay well connected. This role will include facilitating hui-a-whānau.
The role will involve undertaking whānau whakapapa searching. Improving participation in whānau decision making processes which will include working closely with our staff to ensure that the best outcomes are made for our tamariki and rangatahi.
Te Rangihouhiri began his journey from Whāngārā to Hakurānui to Whakapau Kōrero to Pōporohuamea where he died. Following his death and after many significant battles, his descendants who became known as Ngāi Te Rangi settled in Tauranga Moana.