Social Worker Wellington Region Expression of Interest
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, Wairarapa, New Zealand
9d ago

Job Description

We are building a pool of talented Social Workers for the Wellington region.

  • Make a difference for children, families and communities
  • Empower children and young people to achieve their full potential
  • Our tamariki deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard and be surrounded by loving whānau and community.

    At Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children we're on a journey to ensure that all tamariki and rangatahi are in loving whānau and communities where oranga tamariki can be realised.

    Oranga Tamariki is leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for Māori as well as other cultures.

    As a social worker you will have an opportunity to change the lives of our young people and their whānau, helping them to achieve to their full potential.

    What's on offer?

    Our people are our most valuable asset, be part of the Oranga Tamariki whanāu. Joining us gives you access to a range of benefits, including :

  • Competitive market salary
  • Reimbursement of annual practicing fee
  • Generous allowance in lieu of overtime
  • Additional leave after one year of continuous service
  • Access to a group health scheme
  • Contribution to study relevant to the role
  • Role Requirements :

    We are looking for talented people who have :

  • An affinity for tamariki, rangatahi and their whanāu
  • Social Work qualification and SWRB
  • The ability to be registered by the Social Work Registration Board
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills verbal and written
  • Resilience and a positive outlook
  • Previous Social Work experience is an added bonus
  • Full clean drivers licence.
  • How to Apply :

    If you are eager to make a difference please send your cv and cover letter outlining how you can support our tamariki and rangatahi.

    For further information contact the talent team talent or go to

    All emails will be responded to.

    Applications Close : 5 July 2018

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