Senior Practitioner - (Alexandra)
At Oranga Tamariki, we are passionate about caring for children and supporting families and are commitment to putting children and young people at the heart of everything we do and say.
Our goal is to establish a multiagency approach to protecting and caring for New Zealand's most vulnerable children and young people.
Be part of a supportive team who are fully committed to achieving positive outcomes for young people, whānau and the community.
Using the latest strengths based practice tools and assessment frameworks; you will work hard to get quality outcomes for Tamariki and Rangatahi.
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.
If you are a hit-the-ground running person, well versed in care and protection social work practice, technologically proficient and keen to assist your colleagues to do great work to support children and teenagers, we have an interesting position for you in stunning Central Otago.
A key focus of your role as an experienced Social Worker will be to provide mentoring to newer and less experienced staff members within the site and supporting the development of quality practice.
We offer :
To be successful in this rewarding position, you will need :
How to apply :
Internal Oranga Tamariki Employees please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.
All external applicants including Ministry of Social Development employees please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system.
Please note all applications must be made online.
If you have any questions about the roles please contact adrienne.boyd ot.govt.nz Tel : 03 901 6672
Applications close : Thursday 21st June 2018.