I whakatūria a Oranga Tamariki i te tau 2017 ki te panoni i ngā hua e pā ana ki ngā tamariki me ngā rangatahi e raru ana, ā, he wāhi nui tōna i te whai kia noho ngā tamariki me ngā rangatahi ki ngā whare haumaru, mahana anō hoki, i te whakahaumaru hoki i ngā tamariki me ngā rangatahi Māori i raro i te marumaru o ngā whānau, o ngā hapū, me ngā iwi, kia puāwai ai.

Nō tana orokohanga mai i te tau 2017, kua arataki a Oranga Tamariki i te panonitanga o te pūnaha mō ngā tamariki paraheahea e noho ai te tamaiti i te pūtake, mā te aro wawe atu ki ngā tamariki, ki ngā rangatahi, me ō rātau whānau, e pai ake ai ngā hua ki a rātau ā pakeke noa. Ko te mahi mā te Tumu Whakarae mō te Tamariki ā haere ake nei, ko te whakatere ake i te panonitanga, me te āta aro atu ki ēnei kaupapa: e whakaū ai i tā ngā taera mahi me ngā paerewa whakaea i ō ngā tamariki hiahia e matatini haere nei; te pāhekoheko ki ngā hapori, ki ngā iwi, ki ngā hapū, me ngā whānau i roto i ngā whakatau me te whakarato i ngā ratonga tiaki tamariki; me te waihanga i tētahi ahurea ā-tōpūtanga e tautoko ana i ēnei kaupapa mātāmua.

E tutuki ai tēnei, e kimi nei mātau i tēnei kaihautū pūkenga rau kua whai wheako, ka mutu, e tau ana ki ēnei kaupapa: te hautūtanga i te wāhi o te tūtakinga o te Māori ki te Karauna; te hautū i tētahi tōpūtanga nui; te hautūtanga puta noa i tētahi pūnaha tiaki tamariki; te whakahaere i te horopaki o te tōpūtanga. Me whai wheako hoki tēnei tangata i tētahi rāngai e hāngai ana. Ka kitea ētahi anō kōrero mō ēnei kaupapa matua i te whakamāramatanga o te tūranga.

Kei te iho o tētahi Rāngai Tūmatanui hirahira ko te hautūtanga kounga a ngā tumu whakarae i te Rāngai Tūmatanui. Me mahi ngātahi ngā tumu whakarae i runga i te whakaaro o te hāpai i te hapori e whakatata atu ai te katoa ki te whāinga o tētahi Rāngai Tūmatanui whai hua, tapatahi anō hoki, e tautoko nei i te kāwanatanga o te wā me ērā e haere ake nei ki te waihanga, ki te whakaū hoki i ā rātau kaupapa here, ki te tuku i ngā ratonga hirahira, whai hua anō hoki ki te marea, ki te tautoko i te pae tawhiti e aruhia ana e te marea, ki te hāpai i te urunga o te tangata ki te raraunga, ki te whai hoki i te ture.

Mēnā e pēnei ana ko koe te tangata tika mō tēnei tūranga, ka taea ngā puka tono te tiki ake I https://fisherleadership.com/careers/featured-opportunities/.

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children was established in 2017 to transform outcomes for at-risk tamariki and rangatahi and has an important role to play in ensuring that children and young people are in safe and secure homes, and that tamariki and rangatahi Māori are thriving under the protection of whānau, hapū, and iwi.

Since its inception in 2017, Oranga Tamariki has led the transformation of the vulnerable children’s system to put the child in the centre by investing early in tamariki, rangatahi, and their whānau, delivering improved outcomes through to adulthood. The task for the next Secretary for Children will be to accelerate that transformation, with particular focus on the following areas: ensuring social work standards and practice meet the growing complexity of needs of tamariki, rangatahi, and their whānau; partnering with communities, iwi, hapū, and whanau in decision-making and the delivery of care and protection services; and building an organisational culture that supports these priorities.

To achieve this, we are looking for a highly skilled leader who must be experienced and proficient in the following areas: leadership at the Māori-Crown interface; large-scale organisational leadership; leadership across the wider child welfare system; management of organisational context. This person must also have relevant sector experience. More information on these key areas can be found in the position description.

Excellent leadership by Public Service secretaries and chief executives is essential to a high-performing Public Service. Secretaries and chief executives are required to work collaboratively in a spirit of service to contribute towards the goal of an effective and cohesive Public Service, which supports current and successive governments to develop and implement their policies, deliver high-quality and efficient public services, supports the Government to pursue the long-term public interest, facilitates active citizenship, and acts in accordance with the law.

If you think you are the right person for this role, an application pack can be downloaded from https://fisherleadership.com/careers/featured-opportunities/.

For further information or a confidential discussion about this position, please contact: 

Kirsten Henderson

T: +64 21 616 341

E: khenderson@fisherleadership.com

or

Susan Huria

T: 021 962 704

Completed applications must be submitted to khenderson@fisherleadership.com by Sunday, 19 September 2021 at 11:59pm.

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