40 hours per week
Applications close:  Friday 9th August 2019, 5pm

Whanganui Police in collaboration with Iwi, Government and Non-Government Organisations, are seeking a highly motivated, positive and innovative leader for this newly developed role.  The position is based in Whanganui and will be responsible for the development and implementation of a family harm community response model.  The model will facilitate positive interagency and partner collaboration to achieve more effective engagement with whānau experiencing family harm for the betterment of whānau and the wider Whanganui community.


This Kaihautū position will have primary responsibility for building partnerships with Iwi, Government, NGO sectors and the community to ensure positive outcomes for whānau.  Alongside another Kaihautū, this position will be responsible for building a high performing connected team with a whānau-centric approach to reducing the impact of family harm within our community.

CORE COMPETENCIES – You will demonstrate the following:

  • INNOVATE - we anticipate and respond to the changing needs of the Community and organisation.  We seek ways to improve our service and support initiatives that enable us to deliver our objectives in a more effective and efficient way.

  • LEAD – We motivate our people by creating a positive working environment where our values are reinforced and individuals understand how they contribute to our organisation’s success.

  • DELIVER – We are committed to delivering a high standard of service.  We take responsibility for our performance – setting clear expectations, planning and prioritising our work, and seeking feedback from others in order to achieve our objectives.

  • PARTNER – We actively create and maintain relationships that inspire the trust of others.  We seek to understand and appreciate our differences, and work cooperatively to share information and achieve desired outcomes.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE – You will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to lead, manage and influence a team to deliver FLOW

  • Demonstrate cultural competence and the ability to engage with communities about FLOW to improve outcomes for family/whanau/community.

  • Show sound knowledge and experience of Family Harm/Protection.

  • Show sound knowledge and experience of working with Whanganui Iwi.

Submit your CV and a covering letter which tells us why you are interested in this role.

To Stephanie Paranihi-Simon, FLOW Recruitment officer via email flow.whanganui@gmail.com or P O Box 57 Campbell Street, Whanganui 4500.   

Application and enquiries can be made by contacting Stephanie Paranihi-Simon on 06 349 0007 or via email flow.whanganui@gmail.com

Whanganui Campus
57 Campbell Street, 
Tel (06) 349 0007