Workplace Administrator – Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children – Auckland

Mō te tūnga | About the role
Do you want to make a difference to New Zealand’s tamariki, rangatahi, whānau and communities around south Tāmaki Makaurau?
Come and join our great, supportive and fun team and grow your administration experience to new heights with our team as we provide services throughout south Tāmaki Makaurau.
Be responsible for administration needs of Social Work kaimahi and psychologists including assistance with financial plans, data collection and regional scheduling.
Liaise with vendors, casual staff and other stakeholders
Work with various cultural groups and people from different backgrounds
Scheduling interview appointments, co-ordinating community based programmes for our young tamariki and rangatahi.
Booking rooms, answering phones and assisting on the reception desk
Organising welcomes/whakatau for new comers and whānau as and when required
Deal with critical scenarios in a calm, professional manner
Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring

Key requirements of the role include:
Support the team with all aspects of Health and Safety
Have a strong computer and IT knowledge
Organise and support the Manager on a daily basis
Admin skills such as typing, reporting, responding to building and Site needs
cultural awareness and an understanding of Tikanga Māori principles
a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Strong time management
excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt to your audience
Ability to communicate complex ideas to a variety of audiences and build and maintain rapport with others
Understanding and appreciation of cross-cultural practices in particular; knowledge of tikanga Māori, and Pacific peoples’ culture

Mō mātou | About us
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do.
Our purpose is to ensure that all tamariki are in loving whānau and communities where oranga tamariki can be realised. We believe that by getting involved early in their lives and showing love and care, we give children the best chance of growing into happy thriving New Zealanders.
We are committed to putting tamariki first, we believe aroha is vital, we respect the mana of people, we are tika and pono, we value whakapapa and we recognise that oranga is a journey.

Nōu te rourou | What’s in it for you
We offer a vibrant and supportive team, flexible work options and a genuine commitment to wellbeing. We offer significant training and professional development so that you can thrive and grow.
To see all the benefits of working for Oranga Tamariki, please visit

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply
Apply online with your CV and Covering Letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please ensure you apply with a log in using your Oranga Tamariki email address.
If you have any questions about role, please contact
Hurry as applications for this position close on Monday 15th August 2022