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

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 3300 social workers with a link to your vacancy also included until the closing date

The cost is $150.00 plus GST

Supervisor, Care & Protection – Dargaville

Applications close the 8th of October 2019

Do you want to make a genuine, positive impact on the lives of tamariki and whānau? Join a caring, supportive team who use the latest strengths-based tools and assessment frameworks at our Te Kaipara site in Dargaville. You will have great opportunity lead as a Supervisor for our newly created second team.

What you will do?
Provide quality supervision that grows the professional knowledge, capability and capacity of your team
Mentor, coach and develop a team of Social Workers to help them reach their potential
Help embed all practice tools for your team to make quality assessments
Partner with and manage the workflow of the team to help them reach KPI’s
Meet our sites needs as and when required

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Social Work Educator, Hamilton

Wintec’s Centre for Health and Social Practice is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Registered Social Worker to join the Bachelor of Social Work teaching team based in Hamilton.

About the role:
This full-time role involves teaching social work students, supporting them into field work placements, and conducting research. The Centre has a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership, and the Social Work degree is underpinned by an experiential approach to learning which links work, education, and personal and professional development. Importance is placed upon ensuring that graduates are work-ready and well prepared to gain employment or to enhance and extend employment opportunities.

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Coordinator Care & Protection – Mangere

Applications close: Monday, 30 September 2019.

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children is the Ministry that supports our most at risk children and young people in New Zealand. We put tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of everything we do and focus on improving the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes. 
New Zealand is internationally recognised as a world leader in Family Group Conferences and coordinators are responsible for managing this complex and challenging process. The care and protection family group conference provides a forum for family/whānau and extended members to come together with professionals, to develop solutions for the safety and care for their tamariki and rangatahi, but only after comprehensive consultation and preparation.
This can only happen if we have the right person is in this Coordinator role – and that could be where you come in.

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Allied Health Team Manager – Integrated Health Services, West Coast

We are looking for Allied Health Leaders and aspiring leaders who are wanting to take their next steps in furthering their career. You will be working in a supportive interdisciplinary team where you will able grow and develop both your leadership and strategic operational skills. If you are looking for your next challenge then these are the roles for you.

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Manager Student Counselling & Mental Health, Auckland

Closing Date: 6 October at 10.30pm

AUT is a contemporary university delivering a unique student experience, through an active, stimulating and transforming education. Supporting this, Student Counselling & Mental Health are a professional service providing support for students to achieve. Our service spans all three of our campuses.  

A fantastic opportunity has become available to lead our professional Counselling Service within an integrated wellbeing environment, supporting students in their academic and personal journey. If you are a dynamic and energetic leader, an insightful and collaborative practitioner, and are passionate about the health and well-being of young people, we want to talk to you!

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Occupational Therapy or Social Work – New Entry to Specialist Practice, Canterbury

Closing Date: 6th October 2019

Our Specialist Mental Health Services at the Canterbury DHB are provided by a number of outpatient, inpatient, community-based and mobile services throughout Canterbury. Services covered include adult acute; rehabilitation; child, adolescent and family (CAF); forensic; alcohol and drug; intellectually disabled persons’ health; and other specialty services.

An exciting opportunity exists for new graduates in Social Work or Occupational Therapy to enter the Specialist Mental Health Service (SMHS) via the Allied Health New Entry to Specialist Practice (AH NESP) programme within the Canterbury District Health Board. There are five permanent full-time positions available based at Hillmorton Hospital.

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Team Leader Supervised Group Home – Te Pae Tawhiti, Dunedin

Applications close:  20 September 2019

Te Pae Tawhiti is a Supervised Group home based in Dunedin. These homes are places of safety where young people aged between 12-17 years have the opportunity to address unsafe challenging behaviours and develop life skills. The purpose of this home is to support young people in making good life choices, strengthening family/whānau relationships, and safe reintegration back into the community.
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Team Leader to manage, support and provide personal development for the staff in the home. This includes overseeing the delivery of the therapeutic model and facilitating strong relationships with specialist providers, community groups and other stakeholders. In addition, the Team Leader will work closely with the young people in the home, as part of the structured daily programme.
This is a permanent full-time position. Hours will be predominantly Mon to Fri, and will require some afterhours work from time to time.

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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Social Policy, Palmerston North

Closing date: 22 September 2019

School of Social Work/ College of Health
Palmerston North

Position Overview

The School of Social Work undertakes teaching, research and professional service in the fields of Social Work and Social Policy.

The School is seeking applicants for one position at the level of either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Social Policy on our Manawatu campus in Palmerston North.
This is a full-time, ongoing position. Applicants are expected to possess a PhD, and be competent and registered social workers who are able to teach in the undergraduate and postgraduate degree and diploma courses supported by the Social Work and Social Policy programme.

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Social Worker, Care & Protection – Hamilton

Applications close 26 September 2019

Do you want to make a difference for tamariki, rangatahi and whānau?
This is a great career development opportunity for a Social Worker to use the latest strengths-based tools and assessment frameworks in this exciting role at our Hamilton North site.

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Social Worker, Bay of Plenty

Applications close: 29th September 2019
Our Family Support Team has an opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to work with patients and family/whānau.
Applicants will require a minimum of 3 years Social Work experience and a professional Social Work qualification and Social Work registration completed or in progress. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in an interdisciplinary and health care environment. Other essential attributes include excellent communication skills and demonstrated cultural competence.

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Practice Supervisor, Paediatric Social Work – Starship Child Health

Applications Close: 29 September 2019.

Child Health is the leading provider of paediatric care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and community care to children, young people and their whānau.  Every day our clinical and support teams work collaboratively to fulfil our commitment to deliver world class child and family, whānau-centered care to all populations we serve.
 Our Paediatric Allied Health team have an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician to join the multidisciplinary team as a Practice Supervisor, Social Work.

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Senior Social Worker – Auckland

Applications close on Monday 30 September 2019.

The Senior Social Worker is responsible for both managing the team and the provision of social services to military personnel and their families, to ensure that Service personnel are able to perform their duties in a manner that meets the objectives of the Royal New Zealand Navy and the New Zealand Defence Force.
We are seeking a registered social worker with significant experience of working within a therapeutic setting. You will have generalist counselling skills in a number of areas including alcohol, drugs, depression, mental health, relationships, families, anger management and domestic violence. Your prior experience has given you extensive knowledge of the external local social services agencies to which clients can be referred to. To this role you will also bring a strong foundation of working with Maori and Pacific peoples, their families/whanau and communities.

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Social Worker – Tararua Family Services, Dannevirke

Anglican Care Waiapu has a full time Social Worker vacancy at Tararua Family Services.  This is an exciting opportunity to provide early intervention and preventative social work services to children, young people and adults within a client centred, solution focused and strengths-based model of practice.
Tararua Family Services is a community social service agency that provides a range of strengths-based child and family services in the Tararua District. We have developed a strong reputation of delivering effective and professional social services including social work, counselling, SWIS, mentoring and group programmes while promoting our distinct Christian character and values. Our primary goal is to assist people to take positive action in their lives by providing expertise, support, resources and information.

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Acute Clinician – Community Mental Health – Nelson and Tasman

Applications close: Thursday, 3 October 2019 (unless filled prior).

Our Adult Community Mental Health teams provide high-quality comprehensive assessment and treatment for adults and their families living in the Nelson/Tasman region. We enjoy a team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect across disciplines.
We have two full-time positions available, working 80 hours a fortnight as follows:
One permanent position
One fixed-term position covering a secondment until 31/07/2020
As an Acute Clinician you will work a 24/7 roster responding to clients in crisis. This will include overnight on call triaging and assessment of acute presentations in response to referrals from ED GPs, and Police.

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Social Worker – Auckland – Whenuapai

Applications close on Tuesday 17 September 2019.

In this role you will be responsible for the provision of social and community development services to NZDF personnel and their families to ensure that Service personnel are able to perform their duties in a manner that meets the objectives of the NZDF. The role will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of Wellness Providers. The Wellness Programme will focus on early intervention and resilience while contributing to enhancing wellness support across the base.

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Social Worker – West Coast

We are currently looking or a social worker to work alongside our small diverse team based in Greymouth. You will be working across our multi-disciplinary team to support people with their physical health and wellbeing in the acute hospital setting and the community. There will be the opportunity to further develop the service as we move into the new Hospital and Integrated Health Centre in 2020.

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Palliative Care Social Worker/Counsellor – Fixed/Part Time – Southland

Applications close: 4 October 2019

Are you an enthusiastic Social Worker/Counsellor capable of providing the very best in individualised palliative care? 
A fixed term opportunity (to cover maternity leave) has arisen for a Palliative Care Social Worker/Counsellor to join our dedicated Allied Health team working 20 hours per week.   With your expert skills within social work services and counselling you will be responsible for providing a compassionate and supportive service to our patients and their families/whānau which reflects the core values of quality palliative care.
Hospice Southland is the only Palliative Care Specialist Provider for the region of Southland and we are extremely passionate about the opportunity we have to provide the very best care for our patients and their families/whānau.  

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Student Hub Advisor – AUT South Campus, Auckland

Closing Date: 26 September 2019

We are looking for remarkable individuals to complete our Student Hub Advisory team at South Campus.   Successful applicants for these roles will be part of a team of professionals, delivering comprehensive support and integrated pastoral care to our students within a case management framework.  A broad range of services allows us to support our students in achieving their potential both academically and personally.
Our collaborative team culture operates within a dynamic and vibrant campus environment, in an organisation that makes a difference to the social fabric of New Zealand as we change the shape of the tertiary education industry.

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Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist Waitaki Community Mental Health Team – Oamaru

Closing date: Monday, 30 September 2019.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist to work in a well-established team responsible for delivering services to people with moderate to severe mental illness in North Otago (pop. 23,000). The successful applicant will be required to work as a Duly Authorised Officer under the Mental Health Act (training provided if necessary) and participate on the after-hours on-call roster for the Waitaki Community Mental Health team.

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Clinical Team Member, Auckland DHB

Closes: 26 September 2019
Clinical Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychotherapists and Clinical Social Workers 
We invite you to join the Kari Centre, an exciting and dynamic Child and Adolescent Mental Health outpatient service that provides assessment and therapy to children, young people, and their families within the central Auckland area.

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Social Worker – Tauranga

Are you keen to join our Army in the fight for affordable and sustainable housing as well as holistic well-being for those in hardship in our community?
We have an exciting vacancy for a dedicated Social Worker.
This is a full time role of 37.5 hours per week.

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Team Leader – New Women’s Service, Auckland

The Auckland City Mission is proud to offer a trauma informed residential service for women, delivered by women.  This unique service, informed by Kaupapa Māori frameworks, has been created in acknowledgement that wāhine (including those who identify as wahine) have a unique pathway into homelessness.
The Mission is looking for an experienced Team Leader to manage the day to day operations and service delivery components of this new service.  You will have proven experience working clinically with female clients with high and complex needs including histories of trauma, sexual and domestic violence, mental health, addiction and challenging behaviours.  You will have a client centred, strengths based approach, strong professional practice and ability to lead a team that works respectfully and inclusively with a diverse group of wāhine. 

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Case Managers – New Women’s Service, Auckland

The Auckland City Mission is proud to offer a trauma informed residential service for women, delivered by women.  This unique service, informed by Kaupapa Māori frameworks, has been created in acknowledgement that wāhine (including those who identify as wahine) have a unique pathway into homelessness.
The Mission is looking for experienced Case Managers with proven experience working with female clients with high and complex needs including histories of trauma, sexual and domestic violence, mental health, addiction and challenging behaviours.  You will have a client centred, strengths based approach, strong professional practice and the ability to work as part of a resilient team. 

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Key Worker – Transitional Housing – Auckland

Our Key Workers work alongside vulnerable adults assessing, planning and supporting the journey to permanent housing, long-term well-being and strong positive community connections.   As part of a supportive team, client progress is at the forefront of everything we do and this includes working together with internal support workers and external agencies to help clients meet the goals of their care plans in a positive and respectful manner.

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Senior Practitioner – Transitional Housing – Auckland

We are looking for an experienced Senior Practitioner to join our team and help support the transition of vulnerable adults with their journey to well-being and permanent housing.  This newly created position will hold their own portfolio of complex cases working with issues of mental health, addiction, homelessness and trauma in a multi-cultural context.  In addition, the Senior Practitioner will provide coaching and support to a team of Key Workers who are expected to deliver quality case management and client support in this 24/7 transitional housing facility. 

The Senior Practitioner will work closely with the Team Leader to ensure high quality assessment and care planning processes are delivered and that clients are engaged with appropriate services both on and off site, so that when more permanent housing opportunities become available, clients can successfully transition. 

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Family Breakdown Assessors – North and West Auckland Region and South Island West Coast

Closing date for applications: 15 November 2019
North and West Auckland Region
West Coast

We are looking for an experienced social or whānau worker to engage directly with young people and their parents, and caregivers of unsupported children.
Barnardos is pleased to be working with the MSD to provide a Family Breakdown Assessment service (FBA) for young people in order to obtain a young persons’ benefit, and caregivers to obtain a unsupported child benefit.  Assessors meet face to face with the client and in turn talk with family members and if required other key people in the young persons’ life.  The assessors consider the circumstances and complete a written report with their professional recommendation on the evidence of a family breakdown. This is a fast paced busy role with tight turn arounds and contractors are paid per report. Appointments mainly take place within Work and Income or youth service providers offices.

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Haumaru Whānau Advanced Practitioner Social Worker, Hawke’s Bay DHB

This is an exciting opportunity for a social worker to join the Haumaru Whānau – Violence Intervention Programme team. This role is being established to support the continued growth and development of the programme, whose goal it is to ensure Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) has a robust response for Whānau impacted by the range of social harms, including family violence, neglect, child abuse, suicide and addictions.

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United Nations Representatives for IFSW – Asia Pacific – Volunteer Positions

Expressions of Interest are requested before 31 October 2019.

IFSW Asia Pacific is seeking Expressions of Interest for:
One IFSW Asia Pacific Regional Commissioner (also called Main Representative for Asia Pacific Region) based in Bangkok and 
Up to four IFSW Asia Pacific Regional Representatives to the UN Office in Bangkok (can based in any part of the Asia Pacific Region)
   
The overarching objective of IFSW representations to the UN is to represent a social work perspective to the UN and the UN Agencies and to work towards joint action based on social work principles. The IFSW UN work is led and coordinated by Priska Fleischlin within the IFSW United Nations Commission and representatives will focus on one or two themes (such as social protection, health…) that are relevant for global social work

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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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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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