Programmes and Rehabilitation

Build better lives

Employment activities, rehabilitation, educational and support programmes to help reduce re-offending rates. 

Rehabilitation programmes include motivation to change, cognitive-behavioural interventions and general skills to help offenders to lead crime-free lives. Employment opportunities give offenders the chance to develop work habits and gain skills and qualifications that will lead to sustainable employment.  

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Skills we look for

Here's a snapshot of some of the key skills and attributes that we look for in our whānau.

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Can relate to diverse groups of people including some of the toughest in New Zealand
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Highly reflective and interested in developing their practice further
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High integrity and can work under pressure
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Socially driven and driven to improve outcomes
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Dependable, honest, and a team player
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We're hiring

Here are some of the vacancies we're recruiting for.

Psychologists
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Why a career at Corrections?

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To see a person become empowered and confident in themselves and then take that out into the world to create a better life for themselves and their family is a very privileged experience.

Jenna - Programme Facilitator
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Careers with this team

Māori Pathways

Support tikanga-based programmes and ensure our mainstream programmes for all offenders are designed to be responsive to Māori.

Psychology

Provide quality psychological services, including clinical and risk assessment and treatment services to offenders and referral to appropriate agencies where necessary.

Programme Facilitation

Run therapeutic programmes to help offenders understand the factors that led to their offending, and motivate them to change their thoughts and behaviours.

Education & Instructors

Work with offenders to help them to gain new skills and qualifications to improve their chances of finding real jobs when they’re released.

Case Management

Work with offenders to develop plans and ensure access to the treatments and programmes they need at the right level, at the right time.

Industry & Employment

Support and coach offenders to gain employment inside and outside of the prison. Part of their work is building relationships with local employers.

Counselling & Social Work

Provide care, advice, and support to offenders with personal or social problems, and help with community and social issues.

How we hire