Supervisor Social Worker
Oranga Tamarik
Porirua, NZ
2d ago

Bring your well-developed social work skills to lead a team at our Porirua site. If you're looking for a new challenge, this could be the opportunity for you! Enjoy an excellent work / life balance while carrying out meaningful work and making a difference to the lives of young people.

  • Permanent
  • On-going coaching, support, and professional development
  • Full training provided
  • Commitment to wellness
  • Competitive salary up to $105,675.00
  • Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children, currently have an opportunity for a Supervisor to join our Porirua Site.

    In this role you will be part of a supportive team who work closely together and who are passionate about supporting Oranga Tamariki in delivering positive outcomes for tamariki and rangatahi.

    You will be a part of something bigger, carrying out meaningful work and making a difference to the lives of our tamariki and their whānau.

    Our belief is that in the right environment, with the right people surrounding and nurturing them, any child can and should flourish.

    Mō te tūnga About the role

    In this role, you will be working in partnership with a team of Social Workers and other stakeholders including whānau and iwi.

    You will be part of a team who makes bold and courageous decisions to protect our tamariki and rangatahi.

    As a Supervisor you will also uphold best practices and adhere to providing the best possible care and delivery of services.

    You will need to portray strong professional ethics and a holistic approach, that is client-centered and strengths-based.

    With well-developed leadership skills, you will be supporting the team to work creatively and constructively with our clients and stakeholders to address individual and social needs.

    Working through complex information to ensure trusted decisions are made will also be a part of your responsibilities.

    To be successful in this position, you will need to display a caring, friendly demeanour and be a real team player with an open-minded approach.

    If you are a dynamic Practitioner who enjoys coaching and mentoring and you're looking for a new challenge, we would like to hear from you!

    What you will bring Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu

  • A recognised Social Work qualification
  • Registration with the SWRB and a current Annual Practicing Certificate (or able to apply for both)
  • Well established child protection Social Work knowledge and practices
  • Experience in leading and inspiring a team
  • Upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and demonstrating this in practice
  • Have a good understanding of section 7(AA) of The Oranga Tamariki Act
  • Demonstrated resilience, critical thinking and problem-solving techniques
  • Good communication skills., time management and strong conflict resolution skills
  • What's in it for you Nōu te rourou

  • A competitive salary in line with Oranga Tamariki's remuneration range, between $81,819.17 - $105,675.98
  • Commitment to the highest standards of strengths-based social work practice
  • On-going professional development
  • The opportunity to work with a wider value-based organisation
  • The opportunity to work in a supportive learning environment
  • Excellent benefits - https : / / mahi.orangatamariki.govt.nz / working-with-us / employee-benefits /
  • We offer a vibrant and supportive team, flexible working options, and a genuine commitment to wellbeing. We offer significant training and professional development so that you can thrive and grow.

    We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.

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