at Department of Corrections
Published March 28, 2023
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Administrator Department of Corrections location Wellington. The midpoint of the salary range is $60,007.

Located at our National Office in the Wellington CBD. Full-time permanent opportunity. Supportive team environment. There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of people.

Bail Support Services is an opt-in service that can be accessed in courts, prisons, and the community when individuals apply for bail or EM Bail. Bail Support Services aims to provide judges with relevant information required for them make timely and informed decisions on bail applications. Bail Support Officers work with defendants, their whānau, and their legal counsel to strengthen bail applications and identify any unmet social needs.

If bail or EM bail is granted, Bail Support Officers and Iwi partners and providers offer support in the community by connecting people with the programmes, services and support they need - this could include counselling to address underlying issues to help them stay free of crime on bail, or support accessing Work and Income. Bail Support Officers also help individuals understand the conditions of their bail.

About the role bail Support Services continues to evolve throughout Aotearoa where we are supported by the Bail Support Services programme to develop and partner with Iwi.  This is an exciting space to be working in and a chance to use your administrative skills to make a real difference for your community.

As the Administrator you will be a critical part of the leadership team providing administrative support which will facilitate the effective and efficient operational delivery of Bail Support Services. You will be working as a cohesive team member, communicating with leaders and frontline Bail Support kaimahi to understand their administrative needs as well as variety of internal and external stakeholders. Supporting the leadership team also entails organising travel and accommodation bookings, venues and catering as required, as well as arranging and managing meetings, agendas and minute taking.

You will be able to maintain clear, accurate and up to date records and have an eye for detail. You will be following processes and checklists to ensure efficiency and consistency of service delivery in the Bail Support space.

Skills and experience if you feel you have the right mix of skills and expertise, then we want to hear from you.

Submit your application online and include highlights of how you meet the below key requirements experience in providing efficient and effective administration support. Strong knowledge of administrative processes, systems and technology. Intermediate and demonstrated competence in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

Functional knowledge and use of Department applications such as SAP and associated systems. Proactive approach with a can-do attitude. Good problem-solving skills and creative thinking. Ability to analyse data and to draw conclusions.

Salary the midpoint of the salary range is $60,007 and the full range (85%-120%) is $51,006 - $72,008. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.

About us Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy.

Apply now to apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values. Applications close Monday the 10th of April at 11.00pm.

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.