Social Workers, Permanent, Upper Hutt
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, Wairarapa, New Zealand
20d ago

Job Description

Social Workers, Permanent, Upper Hutt

Oranga Tamariki values the well-being of tamariki above all else, and we want to ensure that all tamariki are in loving whānau and communities where oranga tamariki can be realised.

We are now looking for Social Workers who are passionate about the care and protection of tamariki to help us succeed.

We are a team of 20, with a great site manager. We are passionate about protecting and advocating for the most at risk children and young people in our community, and creating change that results in positive outcomes through quality social work practice that holds children and young people at the centre of everything we do.

If this resonates with you, then bring your social work experience working with whānau to assist us in creating change. Your optimistic nature and team values will be well placed for this rewarding role, where you get to make a life-changing difference.

We are a fast paced workplace, where no two days are the same and you need the resilience to manage the changing environment in which we work.

To be successful in this position, you will need :

  • a qualification in social work recognised by the Social Work Registration Board
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • ability to meet Oranga Tamariki pre-employment criteria
  • flexibility to be on the after-hours duty roster
  • strong computer skills
  • full clean driver's licence without conditions
  • In return we can offer you :

  • salary range is between $45,047 - $74,825 (Qualified Social Worker)
  • regular training and supervision
  • commitment to the highest standards of strengths-based social work and quality practice
  • a cohesive and supportive team environment that is focused on continuous learning and best practice
  • Never been to Upper Hutt? To find out more about our amazing city click here

    If you are passionate about the work Oranga Tamariki does and is committed to doing what's right for tamariki we'd love to hear from you.

    Please apply online with your CV and cover letter via the "apply" button. All applications must be made online via our Careers Page

    Please contact Michael.Murphy if you have any questions.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

    Applications close : Wednesday 15 August 2018

    Click here to view the Position Description

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