Offender Employment (OE) is all about giving prisoners the opportunity to gain skills and work experience to increase their chances of obtaining employment after release.
As a Catering Instructor with Auckland Region Women\ 's Corrections Facility, you will be working with and providing direct supervision and practical training to our female prisoners in a commercial kitchen setting. From general meal preparation and delivery, to corporate catering, you will enable others to achieve NZQA qualifications linked to the ServiceIQ, the new ITO. In providing a platform of good working habits to take forward to the future, you will further support rehabilitation and reintegration practices.
The role also provides support to the Laundry operation on occasion as part of the wider Internal Services Team.
This rewarding position will suit someone who possesses:
A proven passion &
experience in the catering industry at a professional level
Exceptional leadership &
The ability to motivate and develop people within a team environment
London City &
Guilds 706/1 and 706/2 or equivalent trade qualifications
A current and full non-conditional New Zealand or international driver licence (NB. You must obtain a full NZ Driver Licence before an offer of employment can be formally made to you)
The legal right to work full-time in New Zealand (ideally for a minimum of no less than 24 months)
The ability to pass a pre-employment drug test, medical assessment and physical readiness assessment, and have the declaring of any convictions and/or conflicts of interest approved by us in accordance with our Corrections delegations policy
Experience as an adult educator or NZQA Assessor (4098) is preferred, along with a current First Aid Certificate.
A comprehensive Frontline Futures Introduction into Corrections and extensive initial training is provided for the successful applicant. Instructors have the same classification as Corrections Officers and, as such, complete the same initial training courses. This will involve on-site training as well as residential training at our National Learning Centre in Upper Hutt, Wellington, to focus on the custodial elements of the position.
The hours of work will be on a rostered shift basis of 80 hours per fortnight. Public Holidays with the possibility of some overtime or call-outs may be required.
For general information on becoming a Corrections Officer / Instructor go to:
To apply, please complete the online application, and then attach an updated CV and a Cover Letter telling us why you are the best candidate for this position.
Applications close Thursday, 28 May 2020.
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It is an exciting time and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our wh?nau.
For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site. If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.Corrections.Govt.Nz or email our team at email@example.com
** Notice about COVID-19 **
We are part of the group of essential organisations that provide the necessities of life for everyone in New Zealand. During times of increased COVID-19 alert, our recruitment and onboarding processes will continue however will be changed to include increased health measures. We will work with candidates throughout the process to ensure safety and help stop the spread.