Employment Support

How Tararua REAP’s Employment Liaison Coordinators Can Help


Ready to get into the workforce but don’t know where to start?

Tararua REAP’s Employment Liaison Coordinators provide a one-stop-shop for job seekers which includes providing information for training and job placement.  You may need help to write your CV or want more information about a certain role.  Our Employment Liaison Coordinators will endeavour to help you in any way they can.  This will start from when you engage with the Coordinators through until six months following job placement. 

Are you feeling stuck in your job or want to advance your career?

Our Employment Liaison Coordinators have their fingers on the pulse for training opportunities in the area.  Once registered they can help you have those difficult conversations with your boss or provide upcoming training details. 

Are you ready for a change of job?

Not happy in your current role or only want part-time hours? Register with the Tararua REAP’s Employment Liaison Coordinators for support and help to find what might be the next step for you.  They work closely with employers and can help match your skills set with a potential employers’ requirements.

Get in touch

Further enquiries can be made by contacting Tararua REAP.

Phone 06 374 6565

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Are you an employer or business needing to lift the skill set of your workforce or recruit additional staff?

The Tararua REAP’s Employment Liaison Coordinators will provide ongoing support to enable a streamlined approach for the community to access local job opportunities and trained workforce.

The Employment Liaison Coordinators work in the community, with the community and help to facilitate connections into training and employment to ensure:

  • Local people have the appropriate skills for employment and are access and filling local opportunities.
  • Local businesses have access to a workforce with appropriate skills.
  • Support is provided to both employees and employers to ensure their needs are being met.

The key sectors of focus will be the primary sector – horticulture, dairy, sheep and beef farming, and related manufacturing.  However, they will work alongside a wide range of local businesses, particularly in those growth sectors, to ensure broad job opportunities are available. 

The Coordinators will also maintain ongoing meetings with the employers and training providers to ensure their needs are met.

In response to the COVID-19 impact, Tararua REAP regularly engages with local businesses to understand the demands and to coordinate the redeployment of displaced workers.  Tararua REAP has a strong interest in retraining and developing skills in the region.