Social Workers (Permanent), Hastings
New Zealand Government Jobs
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
21d ago

Job Description

Social Workers (Permanent), Hastings

Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children

Permanent, Full Time

We have an opportunity available for social workers to join our Hastings office - a site with a big heart and a passion for getting things right for its children, young people and community.

You can be part of a positive and supportive team and help children and young people be safe, strong and thrive.

To be considered you will need to have a Social Work Qualification that is recognised by the New Zealand Social Work Registration Board (SWRB) or have full registration with SWRB.

Using the latest strengths based practice tools and assessment frameworks; you will work hard to get quality outcomes for mokopuna and whanau.

A big part of your day will be meeting with children and young people and ensuring their voices are heard, completing assessments, creating plans, participating in family group conferences and partnering with other agencies and the community to get the best outcomes.

Your tenacity to overcome everyday barriers and ability to drive positive outcomes will put you in good stead for this challenging yet hugely rewarding role.

In return we can offer you :

  • a salary between $46,867 - $79,015 (commensurate with skills and experience)
  • a challenging, fascinating and rewarding career
  • on-going training and regular supervision
  • commitment to the highest standards of strengths-based social work
  • Preference is given to those who have :

  • a Social Work qualification recognised by the Social Work Registration Board
  • SWRB registration with current APC or working towards gaining registration
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • ability to meet MSD pre-employment criteria
  • resilient, motivated and driven character
  • ability to build rapport with people from all backgrounds
  • flexibility to work after hours duty roster
  • strong computer skills
  • full clean valid driver's licence without conditions.
  • If you think you have what it takes, and are totally committed to doing what's right for children and young people, we'd love to hear from you.

    How to apply :

    Internal Employees please apply through your myHR portal at work.

    External Candidates - Only applications received directly through our Oranga Tamariki careers page at https : / / / go / Oranga-Tamariki-Jobs / 3131700 / will be accepted.

    If you have any questions about the role please contact Turama Smiler at turama.smiler

    Applications close : Sunday 17th June 2018

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