Youth Service Duty Worker

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Job ID:

183828
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Job Views:

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Location:

Manawatu / Wanganui 

Posted:

28.03.2017
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Job Description:

Qualifications:
 
  • A Level 4 Youth Qualification and / or relevant industry / sector experience (in particular work with youth at high risk) – Recommended / Non-essential.
  • Current driver’s licence (private motor vehicle / car) Recommended / Non-essential.
Physical Requirements:
  • Good health and well-being

Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of computer and common office electronic
  • communication systems
  • Understanding of the YDSA (Youth Development Strategy of Aotearoa). – Recommended / Non-essential.
 
Skills:
 
  • Team membership skills – the ability to work cooperatively within a small work team
  • Great 'people skills' for building positive quality relationships with and motivating young people into education, training and employment.
  • Planning and prioritising the needs of all young people engaging with START – Youth Service.
  • Ability to work across a wide section of ethnic gender, age and community sectors, especially within Māori & Pacifica youth populations
  • Good time management
  • Proficient in the use of computer and other office electronic systems
  • Ability in engaging and developing positive and healthy relationships with young people with high needs.
Experience:
  • Participating within a team environment.
  • Managing workloads especially in situations of high demand / need.
  • Using creative and conceptual thinking processes to understand, describe and solve situations, issues and risks.
  • Anticipating situations/problems and acting to resolve these in order to achieve a good and timely result.
  • Developing and maintaining professional relationships with
  • colleagues / clients & external stakeholders.

Personal Attributes:
  • Creative and innovative
  • Self motivated, self directed and enthusiastic
  • Healthy sense of humour
  • Positive self image
  • Engenders confidence in others
  • Empathises with team members and clients
  • Empowers positive change
  • Bright / Energetic and Engaging
Company Info
IUVENTUS
Manawatu / Wanganui, New Zealand

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