Job Centre

The ANZASW is the professional representative body of Social Workers in New Zealand, over 3,000 members nationally. ANZASW is continuing to develop and coordinate ANZASW career related services including job vacancy advertising, and a Locum database.

For more detailed information on who we are, what we do, and how we may be of assistance to you, please contact Fiona Scott on +643 349 0190 x6. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Social Work Jobs

Advertisements are sent directly to approximately 3,000 social worker members and are available to social workers who are not members via our website www.anzasw.nz – under Job Centre on the Home Page.

You do not need to be a member of ANZASW to use this service. The process is simple. You email the text of the advert &/ your logo to fionas@anzasw.nz

The advertisement is:

  • placed on our website until the closing date
  • included in our fortnightly e-Notice email that is distributed to approx 3000 social workers with a link to your vacancy also included until the closing date

The cost is $150.00 plus GST

Social Worker – Cancer Psychological and Social Support Service, Canterbury

An opportunity will be available in February 2019 for a suitably qualified Social Worker to join a specialist team in Christchurch. We would like to invite applications from Social Workers who have completed a recognised ‘B’ level qualification in Social Work and who are registered with SWRB.
The role in question provides support to patients who are under suspicion of, or in treatment for recently diagnosed cancer (or recurrence thereof), and who carry their unfair share of difficulties that could jeopardise their treatment or their or their family / whanau’s adjustment to the illness.

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Crisis Worker (RN or Allied Health) – Acute Day Services – Marlborough

Applications close: Sunday, 6 January 2019.
In Marlborough, Adult Mental Health Services are delivered by an established multi-disciplinary team based at the Wairau Hospital in Blenheim. This team delivers a comprehensive clinical resource to those affected by acute or enduring severe mental illness.
In addition to short term caseload responsibilities, duties will include assessment and acute management of individuals presenting with mental health problems. Normal hours of work are between 8.00AM and 4.30PM, Monday to Friday, overtime will be required. Occasional weekend and on call as required and by negotiation.
We have a temporary full-time position available, working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE), covering parental leave from mid-January 2019.

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Social Worker, Counties Manukau

Applications close: 16 December 2018 at 11.59pm.
Join our Counties Manukau team – a group of five sites (Otara, Manurewa, Papakura, Pukekohe and Homai) with big hearts 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. 
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

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Case Manager (Kaiatawhai) – CAMHS (Nelson) – Two Positions – Nelson, Marlborough

Applications close: Sunday, 13 January 2019 (unless filled prior).
We are currently looking for two allied health professional or Registered Nurse with at least two years postgraduate experience within a CAMHS or acute mental health setting.
These positions are:
One permanent full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE)
One permanent part-time position working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE).
An important aspect to this role is inter-agency work; including working with community services such as Oranga Tamariki, schools, GPs and local Māori networks.

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Social Worker – Liaison with Aged Residential and Primary Care, West Auckland

Closing date 4 January 2019
Our services continue to grow and evolve and we are currently seeking a NZ registered Social Worker who is looking for a position which allows them to broaden their skills in a new direction.
This liaison Social Worker role provides a vital link with our community to support, educate and build palliative care workforce capability. In this position you will build relationships and contribute
to and develop a range of educational programmes and initiatives for primary care, aged residential care and other health providers, working alongside a multi-disciplinary team.

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Children’s Safety Practitioners, Auckland Region

Closes on the 19th December 2018
We are looking for social workers to join our team in the suburbs of central & north Auckland.    
If you’ve been looking for a rewarding social work role with a focus on children, then you’ve found it.

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Māori Social Worker (0.8 FTE) – Wellington Region

Applications close 5pm on 12 December 2018. 
Newtown Union Health Service is an innovative primary health care service providing quality comprehensive healthcare for people on low incomes in the South and Eastern Suburbs of Wellington. The service has particular expertise in providing primary care to people from diverse cultural backgrounds many with high and complex needs.
We are seeking a 32 hours per week Māori Social Worker to join our multidisciplinary team of nurses, GP’s and allied health professionals on a fixed-term basis until 28 February 2020. The position is likely to be on-going past this date subject to ongoing funding for the position being received.

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Social Worker, Women’s Health – Permanent Part-Time, Auckland

Closing date: Wednesday 12 December 2018
Te Toka Tumai, Auckland District Health Board Women’s Health Social Work team are calling for applications for a position of Women’s Health Social Worker based primarily at Fertility Plus.
Infertility affects one in four couples. Fertility issues also impact single people, rainbow families and those needing to preserve their fertility in order to have future options of building a family.  The Fertility Social Worker holds an important role in caring for the psychological and emotional needs of patients and families, and works closely with their professional colleagues.

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Social Worker, Te Whare Rokiroki Māori Women’s Refuge – Wellington

Te Whare Rokiroki is dedicated to providing effective intervention and prevention services for Maori women and children who are affected by domestic violence in the Wellington area.
This position involves advocacy and support for Maori women and children who experience domestic violence by walking alongside and empowering clients to make safe decisions for themselves, their whanau and their future. We provide a safe place to stay and also support women and children to stay in the community. We operate a community office and a 24 hour crisis line assisted by a roster of volunteers responding to the crisis line outside of working hours.

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Allied Health Worker – West Adult Community Service, Canterbury

Closing date: 6 January 2018
The Adult Community Service is based in the Hillmorton Hospital site and has a fantastic opportunity for an Allied Health Worker to join our West Adult community mental health team. This is a permanent, full-time (0.94 fortnightly on a four on two off roster) opportunity for the right candidate.

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Social Worker – Southland

Closing date: Sunday 16 December 2018. 
In this Social Worker role, you’ll be part of a multidisciplinary team based out of Southland Hospital, working in a case management capacity to deliver a supportive service to our clients.  You’ll work autonomously but will be well embedded in a team of equally dedicated mental health professionals.  We need you to be able to demonstrate your effective communication skills and your ability to think on your feet while exuding calmness under pressure.

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Social Worker, Forensic Mental Health Team, Southern DHB

Closing date: Sunday 16 December 2018.
This role is an essential part of our multi-disciplinary team and provides expert knowledge, skills and input to the care team. In this role you will work with and have the support of our multidisciplinary teams and will also work collaboratively with our partners in the health, NGO, criminal justice and corrections services etc.
You’ll bring to this role previous experience in a mental health social work position, ideally in a forensic community setting, and have excellent communication and time management skills.  You will be a team player and will demonstrate commitment and innovation in your work.

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Mental Health Professional / Intake – Child, Adolescent and Family Service – Southland

Closing date: Sunday 16 December, 2018.
We’re looking for a suitably qualified Mental Health Professional to fill this key role of Intake Worker that serves an important function as the first point of contact with the CAFS team.  An RN is preferred however consideration will be given to other disciplines. This role primarily involves receiving new referrals, clarifying these and gathering further information when required, then conducting the intake assessment sessions with consumers and family/whanau.  Depending on the requirements of the department you may also be required to carry a small caseload as and when required. 

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Youth Social Worker – Papamoa Family Services, Bay of Plenty

Applications close 12th December 2018
Anglican Care Waiapu has a full time (35 hour per week) Youth Social Worker vacancy at Papamoa Family Services.  This is an exciting opportunity to provide Social Work support to the rangatahi/youth and their whanau/families in the Papamoa, Mount Maunganui and Welcome Bay communities within a client centred, solution focussed and strengths-based model of practice. This role has primary responsibility for the oversight and delivery of the Mana Youth Programmes as well as individual case work and mentoring.

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Crisis Worker, After Hours and Weekends – South Auckland

Are you able to think on your feet and cope with diverse situations while maintaining professionalism throughout?
We are looking for a committed team member to work on our Crisis Response Team.
Counselling Services Centre (CSC) is a not for profit agency located in Papatoetoe, South Auckland.
We have been providing counselling and practical support to the Counties Manukau community since 1986.
Working for Counselling Services Centre in Papatoetoe, you will be providing support for people in Counties Manukau affected by sexual violence. While based at home until you are called out, you could be working from a variety of different locations, depending on the needs of each individual client.

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Volunteers Wanted for the Wellington Welfare Guardian Trust

The Wellington Welfare Guardian Trust is currently seeking suitable people willing to volunteer to be trained to fulfil this essential function when applications are received from the carers of subject persons. Our system is based on the successfully running Otago Welfare Guardian Trust.

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Social Work Job Scheme: Uniting Social Workers Around the World

http://socialworkjobscheme.co.uk/ Social Work Job Scheme (SWJS) is a new social networking and employment site for the social work profession. At SWJS, you will find… Jobs, Employment Schemes, Freelancers, International Social Workers, Employers, Universities Students: join to avoid missing out what employers are offering once you graduate  

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Health Professional NZ Health Recruitment Specialists

Health ProfessionalNZ is a recruiter for Health Professionals run by Health Professionals. We have established close relationships with employers in the health sector. Read More…   http://www.healthprofessionalnz.com/

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Parent Help: National Parenting Helpline Volunteers Needed

Who We Are Parent Help is a Wellington based community agency that has been offering services to families since 1989.  We provide help with all parenting issues from the smallest to the most serious issue of child abuse. We are affiliated to Jigsaw – a national child abuse prevention and advocacy organisation. We are an approved Child, Youth and Family […]

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