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 the tab member services / social work vacancies.

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

Engaging Challenging Youth – Social Worker, Wellington

Applications close: Wednesday, 4 July 2018.
This project focusses on developing and supporting high quality relationships with young people, which builds resilience and produces better outcomes.
A Specialised Social Worker position exists for experienced social workers, located in Wellington.
You will be part of a specialist team working intensively with up to 5 young people at any one time. You will work across youth justice and care and protection, and liaise with courts and caregivers. You will be expert in managing and mitigating risk, and enjoy positively engaging with young people. Some travel will be required throughout NZ.

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Professional Lead – Health Social Worker – Lakes District

The Clinical Support Service is seeking a dynamic health professional to lead and support our dedicated Health Social Worker team. The Professional Lead role would provide both professional advice and line management of the Physical Health Social Work team plus provide professional advice to the mental health and community social workers across Lakes District Health Board.

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Service Co-ordinator, Community Services, Auckland DHB

Applications for this role close on 4 July 2018.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.  To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.

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Whānau Workers, Tauranga

Closing Date: Monday 2nd  July 2018
This is an exciting opportunity for a caring, compassionate individual who has great listening skills, and who wants to make a difference in their community and the lives of others. We are looking for a mature person who is respectful of others, and who is culturally sensitive.

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Specialist Foster Carers Required, Christchurch

Could you be a specialist foster carer for a child needing someone to stick with them through the tough times? Every child deserves a chance.  Make the choice to help a child in need  Key Assets are looking for Specialist  Foster Carers in Otautahi/Christchurch for a new 1:1 intensive programme. There are tamariki/children and rangatahi needing carers right now What […]

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Associate Professor / Senior Academic in Social Work, Hawke’s Bay

Applications close on 8 July.
The Bachelor of Social Work is now in its third year of delivery. The Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) will be delivered for the first time in 2019.
A new position has become available for a well-established and credible social work academic who has an active research profile and international reputation to enhance delivery of this innovative and leading edge social work qualification. 

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Social Worker – ARC Team, Wellington

Applications close noon 29th June 2018
Applicants need to be registered, have a social work qualification, and have a sound theoretical knowledge and appreciation of the grief process and the special nature of working with people with a life threatening illness. 
An understanding of and commitment to the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care is essential and experience working in the community would be an advantage.

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Senior Practitioner – Marlborough

Closing Date: position open
The Open Home Foundation is currently seeking a Senior Practitioner to join our Marlborough Service Centre. The Senior Practitioner role is to assist the Practice Manager and support the Social Service team in its social work and foster care practice. The role includes managing an appropriate personal social work caseload.
OHF is committed to mobilising the mainstream Christian community to serve Tamariki and Whānau in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Men’s Support / Social Worker, Auckland

Applications Close: 12th July 2018
The role will assist men who have been referred to Kia Timata Ano service who need extra support and an honest assessment as to their current lifestyle and relationship choices. This includes mentoring and linking them into other community or government support agencies that can meet their ongoing needs. The Support Worker’s role is to provide quality intervention effective outcomes for the safety and well being of women and children in the community.
We are looking for someone brave, courageous, non-judgemental, open-minded, that has authentic compassion and is ready for the challenge of developing this role into an example of best practice. Is that you?

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Clinical Social Work Specialist , West Adult Community Service, Canterbury DHB

This designated position is for a Social Worker to provide clinical leadership and professional accountability across the range of functions in the service. The position is for those currently working within the adult services who have the experience, knowledge and skills required to be a member of the clinical leadership team within the service area and within the social work profession. This entails 0.6FTE of case management and 0.3FTE CSWS.

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Social Worker, Age Concern – Auckland

Age Concern Auckland operates to meet the needs people aged 65+ across an area of Auckland encompassing the west and central suburbs and as far south as Otahuhu. We are committed to promoting wellbeing, rights, respect and dignity for older people. Our vision is that older people live a valued life in an inclusive society.

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Social Worker – Social Work Service – Permanent Casual Position, Nelson

Closing date: Sunday, 24 June 2018.
If you are an enthusiastic Social Worker, with a professional Social Work qualification, we have a permanent casual position available, working on an as and when required basis covering staffing shortfalls.

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Social Workers, Open Home Foundation, Canterbury

Open
Due to new developments, we are excited to be seeking three social workers to join our dedicated team.  We are looking for people who share our passion for ensuring children are safe and families are supported.
The vacancies are for the following full time positions:  social worker, foster parent social worker and senior social worker. 

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Social Workers, Whanganui

Applications close on Monday 25 June
We are seeking two well-experienced, qualified, competent and registered social workers experienced in working alongside whānau and families facing various adversities for the following positions:
Intensive Home-Based Social Worker & Social Worker in Schools SWiS        

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District Team Leader – Social Work – Nelson Marlborough Health

Applications Close: 24 June 2018
An excellent opportunity is available in Nelson, situated at the top of the South Island, where we are renowned for our National Parks, access to outdoor recreational pursuits, arts, vineyards and much more. The community has excellent options for schooling and most sporting and cultural facilities.
If you are the type of person who thinks and acts strategically, is capable of building positive supportive relationships, can communicate a vision and sense of purpose, whilst empowering others to act, and encourages growth with change – please read on.

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Kaiako/Lecturer/Social Work Educator – Bachelor of Bicultural Social Work, Palmerston North

Applications Close: 30 June 2018
We invite applications from passionate and energetic individuals to deliver our Bachelor of Bicultural Social Work. If you would like to be part of an organisation that is committed to whānau transformation through education, then this may be the position for you.
We require a person who has extensive experience within the Social Services field to deliver our Social Work programme within a bicultural framework. You will enhance our tauira by delivering high quality education based on sound bicultural principles in Social Work practice.
As part of our whānau you will enjoy our vibrant environment, be supported in your professional development, have opportunities to participate in research and have access to health benefits.

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Te Kākano – Family Start – Locum – Immediate Start, Wellington

No closing date
We are looking for a Locum to cover one of our staff who is currently on Maternity Leave.  The position is for a minimum of 30 hours per week with the likelihood of it increasing to 40 hours per week.  This is a fixed term contract to cover 4 months of maternity leave with the possibility of extending the term.
The primary objective of this position is to work with whānau and children to deliver the Family Start programme. The programme’s aims are to improve family circumstances for those who may be at risk of not achieving good health, education and welfare outcomes. This position is responsible for providing an intensive home Visiting Programme that focuses on improving children’s growth and health, learning and relationships, family circumstances, environment and safety.

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Permanency Social Worker – Whangarei

Applications Close: 28 July 2018
Are you looking for an exciting new practice opportunity? The Open Home Foundation is currently seeking an experienced Social Worker to join a national team. The successful applicant will be based in Whangarei. The focus of this position is to advise and support caregivers as they create permanent homes for the children and young people in their care.
This is a rewarding and satisfying role for someone who is skilled in; advocacy, advising, relationship building, and who relishes self-managing roles whilst still being part of a wider team. The job will comprise 30 hours permanency work and 10 hours caregiver support (writing caregiver assessments, supporting the local Oranga Tamariki Care Team).
If you are someone who enjoys journeying with people and have a passion to see families and children well-supported, then this may well be the position for you.
OHF is committed to mobilising the mainstream Christian community to serve Tamariki and Whānau in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Social Worker – Permanent Part-Time, Southland

Closing date: Sunday, 24 June 2018.
This Cancer Support role is part of the Cancer Psychological and Social Support initiative, which aims to improve access to psychological and social support services for adults with cancer. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that develops and sets up the Psychological and Social Support Service, in line with Ministry of Health specifications, and in line with the goals and philosophies of the Southern Cancer Network. You will provide social work practice at an advanced level to patients and whanau, providing assessment, intervention and evaluation of their health related difficulties. You will also work closely with other health professionals, non-governmental organisations and other providers of cancer support, including primary care practitioners and government departments.

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Counselling / Social Work Coordinator, Capital Coast DHB

Applications close on 08 July 2018
The coordinator works with a small team of counselors/social workers to support women with pre and post termination counselling and in managing grief associated with bereavement due to the loss of a baby. Reporting to the Charge Nurse Manager you will provide support with rostering and day-to-day co-ordination of allied health staff and the information they need to do their role. Acting as an advocate for your allied health colleagues you will represent them at management meetings and take on delegated tasks to support this team. The role also requires the provision of direct clinical care.

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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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