Ko wai mātou | Who we are
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and conveys the responsibility for those in our care to reach their potential and our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve.
Ask those who work in our organisation about what it’s like, they will often say; the passion for making a difference is incredible, the work is highly stimulating, and you’re exposed to a wide range of challenges and exciting opportunities.
A Corrections Officer is one of those opportunities. As a Corrections Officer you will join a dedicated and supportive team managing the well-being, and health and safety of the people we manage.
We currently have opportunities available at Auckland Prison, located at Pāremoremo on Auckland’s North Shore and contains New Zealand’s only specialist maximum-security prison unit.
Utu ā-Tau | Salary and Benefits
Mō te tūnga | About the role
As a Corrections Officer you will be working in a challenging environment where you will be supported by a team of experienced colleagues. As part of your training you will learn how to keep yourself safe within a custodial environment. You will engage with people in a positive way and will have the opportunity to influence change in the lives of whānau.
Corrections Officer, He Āpiha Whare Herehere will:
Ngā Korero Mōu | About you
Our team come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences which all come together to support the fabric of our mahi and our unique purpose: ‘Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi’ – ‘There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people.
Along with your unique skills and perspective we also need you to have the following:
Pre-employment checks are also required and include: Drug test, full disclosure criminal conviction check (Clean Slate Act does not apply), medical assessment, a physical fitness assessment and reference checks.
We provide fully paid training which involves an initial 11 week in-house and online schedule. Then on-going professional practice and development support along with a clear pathway to progression.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
To apply, please submit your application online describing your motivation for this particular mahi and outlining your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities which align with the focus areas of these roles. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to your success
All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at [email protected].