Chris started his career working on the floor in residential care as a night staffer, social worker, and supervisor. He formed a lifelong passion for the work.
After ten years he moved to the Public Prison Service, managing education, health and therapeutic programmes for the Wellington region’s three prisons, eventually managing Mount Crawford Prison.
Chris returned to the Welfare System to become Manager of Operations for the country’s Youth Justice Residences. He progressed to other senior roles in Youth Justice, eventually becoming the General Manager.
Wyatt starts work as a night staffer at the local Boy’s Home. He hopes it may be a stepping stone to a career as a social worker.Fifteen-year-old petty offender Jai is taken to the Home after he is caught for a burglary that goes horribly wrong. Wyatt, who processes his admission, is the first sta...