Henderson, AucklandContractTe Whānau o Waipareira is an urban Maori-proud community creating positive outcomes for whānau.
We have an exciting 6 month fixed term contract for a Social Worker to join our Whānau Ora Services team.This is a full time position working Monday to Friday.
The role will be working on a new contract to Waipareira - the Taitamariki Service. The Taitamariki Programme is funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Health, to prevent mental health illness among taitamariki (young people) aged 10-
13 years, who are exposed to drugs and alcohol.You will need to be able to provide support that will build resilience and prevent the use of harmful substances.
Working with other support services and running programmes you will develop plans that will positively impact the wellbeing of local taitamariki.
Collaboration with other health and social services, community groups, schools, police and whānau to achieve the service outcomes is also required.
To be successful in this role you will have : Bachelor of Social Work; Registered with Annual Practising CertificateA full clean driver’s licenseIdeally a minimum of 5 years’ experience working with youth and their whānauPreferred to have experience in HEEADSS & SACS, but full training can be providedHave a knowledge of te reo and tikanga as well as an understanding of Māori culture and protocolsProficient IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft applicationsExcellent communication skills, both written and verbalDemonstrated assessment, analytical and conceptual skillsIf you are passionate about helping the community, then we'd like to hear from you.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.Click HERE to view the position description.