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Job Vacancy at Bays Youth: NEET Programme Manager

May 18, 2018 at 1:02 PM

From Bays Youth

Bays Youth works with young people on Auckland's North Shore helping youth facing challenging situations grow in their resilience and ability to handle their life situation and ultimately build a better future. Inspired by Christian values we provide quality wrap-around services aimed at making a positive impact in the lives of young people and their families in the areas of education, counselling, mentoring and work skills development.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced person to be our NEET Programme Manager. This is a busy role so you will need to be organised and energetic, with the ability to build relationships with clients, employees, contractors and providers such as schools, government agencies and social services. This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic, fun environment to provide positive early intervention services and support for young people.

Job tasks and responsibilities:

  • Manage the NEET team (1-2 staff), including managing referrals, staff workload and training.
  • Interviewing and enrolling young people into the NEET Youth service.
  • Coaching young people 1:1 and in groups to identify goals and provide the support and pathways to help them achieve them.
  • Build and maintain effective, professional relationships with contract holder, schools, training institutions, Government agencies, and social services.
  • Manage your own client caseload.
  • Keep up to date records on individual plans and provide monthly reports.

Skills and experience:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a related field, i.e. social work or youth-related work. A tertiary qualification in social work or youth work is highly desirable, however not essential for a candidate with the right skills and experience.
  • Client-centered approach, with an ability to work holistically with young people, their families and other supporting agencies.
  • Able to coordinate and lead the NEET team to achieve specific outcomes.
  • Able to build effective quality relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Confident, enthusiastic and resilient, with excellent communications skills.
  • Great organisational and administrative skills coupled with strong initiative.
  • An understanding and affinity with Bays Youth's vision and core values.
  • Clear a Police and Oranga Tamariki background check.
  • Hold a current, full, clean NZ motor vehicle license. 

Apply with CV and cover letter at Christine.prince@baysyouth.org.nz
or for further information contact Christine Prince on 022 010 6967


Applications close Sunday 20 May



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