Kaiārahi Māori - Cultural Lead

Listed 10 days Ago

Do you want to be a part of a new bi cultural alcohol and drug treatment service delivered in partnership with Serco within the Auckland South Corrections facility?

We are currently seeking to recruit a permanent full time Kaiārahi Māori - Cultural lead, to join our Alcohol and Drug treatment programme. You will play a key role in delivering cultural programmes and providing cultural support to Kaimahi and tāngata whai ora (people seeking wellness) with the aim of helping them to achieve their treatment goals, working closely with colleagues.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 years’ experience in Mātauranga Māori, including experience of working with kaumātua, pakeke/adults and tāngata whai ora in the addictions and/or mental health setting
  • Recognised skill in one or more Māori art forms and confidence in tikanga Māori, including mihi whakatau/whaikōrero, karanga, kapa haka, te reo and marae protocol
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi 
  • Demonstrated involvement with hapū and iwi including active involvement in marae activities
  • Passionate about working with tāngata whai ora and ability to create an environment where they can meet their full potential.
  • Full drivers’ licence

Odyssey can offer you:

  • A salary between $72,000 and $79,872 depending on skills and experience.
  • A $2000 location allowance on top of your salary
  • 22 days annual leave and 5 days paid study leave per annum.
  • A dedicated and supportive team that is passionate about what we do.
  • Training, cultural supervision and professional development opportunities.

More about us:

Odyssey has supported thousands of New Zealanders whose lives are affected by alcohol, drug or other addiction challenges. We wholeheartedly believe that everyone living in New Zealand should have the opportunity to live life to the fullest, to feel hopeful about their future and to have meaningful relationships with friends and whānau.

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter, and complete the additional information questionnaire online. For all enquiries, please contact Michelle Nicholson on 021 578262.

Closing date: Monday, 29 July 2024

Please note that Police, Corrections and Oranga Tamariki clearance checks are required for this role.

Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organisation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We particularly encourage applications from Māori and Pasifika candidates. 

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