In response to COVID-19, we are modifying some of our usual practice approaches to keep our staff, tamariki and communities safe.

Maintaining COVID-19 safe and aware practice

We have updated our guidance for Alert Level 2. Keep checking back for updates and new guidance, including our contact tracing requirements (PDF 133KB), guidance for holding tamariki and rangatahi related in-person meetings (PDF 203KB) and the planning tool for holding FGCs and hui person to person safely (PDF 168KB).

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Last updated: 26/08/2019

Caregiver advertising

This policy applies when we are advertising for caregivers.

Advertisements are for general recruitment

Advertisements must not seek caregivers for specific tamariki.

Advertisements can be used to:

  • attract people who may be interested in becoming a caregiver
  • attract caregivers who are willing to provide a specific type of care, such as respite care or permanent care
  • seek caregivers with skills or knowledge relevant to the local care population.

Where we can advertise

Advertisements can be placed online or in print media.

Advertisements must not be placed anywhere that:

  • is inconsistent with the wellbeing and mana of tamariki
  • promotes harmful behaviour
  • is politically aligned.

This includes websites associated primarily with trading goods and services, such as Trade Me.

Approval of advertisements

Advertisements must be approved at the appropriate level:

  • National advertising — General Manager Caregiver Recruitment and Support
  • Regional advertising — Caregiver Recruitment and Support Manager
  • Local (site) advertising — Caregiver Recruitment and Support Manager