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, Invercargill

Closing date: Monday, 11 March, 2019.
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.

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Community Social Worker, Gisborne

Applications close 01 March 2019
Stand Children’s Services Tu Maia Whānau’s vision is A World Strong with Children. We work to transform the lives of children and young people. Our nationwide organisation provides services for children aged 5-12 and their families and includes home and school-based social work services, a nationwide therapeutic care and education service, parenting programmes and respite holiday programmes for kin/whānau and foster caregivers.

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Social Worker in Schools, Gisborne

Applications close 01 March 2019
A Fixed-Term Social Worker in Schools from now until September 2019.
We are now looking for a qualified social worker in schools to join our social work team in Gisborne. You will work closely with our partner, Gisborne Intermediate to identify and work with vulnerable children and families to help them achieve stronger life outcomes.

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Social Worker, Palmerston North

Applications close Wednesday, 6th March at 5 pm.
Abuse & Rape Crisis Support (ARCS) Manawatu is seeking a female social worker to join our team to provide support to survivors of abuse and their families and co-facilitate our children’s group.

In this role you will be responsible for accepting referrals to our agency and undertaking an initial needs assessment with the client. You will provide ongoing support, where appropriate, including information, referral and advocacy. This position will involve working with referring agencies and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of services within our community. The group work component will involve working until early evening on Tuesdays during term time.

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National Pacific Practice Advisor – Location Open

Application close: 28 February 2019.
This is a fantastic opportunity to influence the way we engage with our Pacific stakeholders and the wider community to put our tamaiti at the heart of everything we do!
Reporting to the GM Practice, you will be instrumental in leading the strategy and devising specific work programmes to improve outcomes for Pacific children and their families. You will lead Ministry related engagement with our Pacific stakeholders and implement and develop high quality relationships with our trusted partners. Promoting a collaborative approach, you will provide credible advice and guidance on a range of projects and initiatives as we work to establish best practice. Of critical importance will be enhancing capability and ensuring quality Pacific practice is integrated into our deliverables.

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Social Worker – Social Work Service (Casual), Nelson

Sunday, 3 March 2019
We are looking for a Social Worker to join our team at Nelson Hospital on a permanent casual basis covering staffing shortfalls. It will therefore be important that you have the flexibility to sometimes work at short notice. Some forward planning and scheduling will be available covering planned leave.

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Mental Health and Addictions Services, Nelson/Marlborough DHB

Applications close: Open until filled.
Working in Mental Health isn’t what you might think, the last year has seen some big challenges and there are more coming. However we are doing some great work and we are having a real impact on the lives of some of our most vulnerable people. It’s an exciting time to get involved with the government recently releasing its report from the enquiry into Mental Health and Addiction

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Permanent Part time Crisis On-Call Social Workers – Hamilton

Rape and Sexual Abuse Healing Centre
We are a counselling and psychosocial service who operate a 24/7 crisis response team. Our confidential and free counselling service meets vital community need, and our experienced crisis team provide advocacy and support to those experiencing crisis.
We are looking for a part time on call crisis social worker with demonstrated experience working with survivors of sexual harm and in crisis intervention to join our on-call team for week nights and weekends. This role could be filled by more than one applicant.

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Executive Juggler – Wellington

Closing date: 1st March 2019
Challenge 2000 is a Wellington-based youth development agency which has served young people and their families for 30 years. We seek to help young people grow into their best selves through a variety of services and programmes, including education, youth justice, personal mentoring, and leadership development. We have significant contracts with a number of partner agencies.

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Practice Supervisor Social Work, Adult Health, Auckland District Health Board

Applications close: Tuesday 26th February 2019
An exceptional leadership opportunity has arisen to become part of the Social Work service at Auckland City Hospital. We have a Full-time, Fixed Term 6 month position available as a Adults Health Social Work Practice Supervisor from February 2019.
We are seeking an Adult’s Health Social Work Practice Supervisor to provide clinical support and supervision to an exceptional team of social workers working with women and their families. This role also includes contributing to a number of clinical governance, operational leadership and interprofessional forums.

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Executive Manager – Lower South Island

Applications close: Friday, 1 March 2019.
We have a permanent opportunity for an Executive Manager in Lower South, to join our small team based at our Dunedin Regional Office. As this role covers the Lower South area, travel is required.
As we continue on our journey to embed a new way of working with our tamariki, whānau and communities, you will play a key role in leading the implementation of our future operating model. Working across Oranga Tamariki in Lower South, you will contribute strategically to further develop regional and national service delivery outcomes and initiatives, as well as supporting stakeholder engagement. Additionally, you will provide sound advice and strategic support in response to serious events, information requests, and business risks. You will be responsible for identifying and promoting quality improvement opportunities as well as coordinating responses to ministerial correspondence.

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Social Worker – Auckland

Fixed-term, full-time
Did you get into social work with the goal of improving the lives of vulnerable children? Then you’ll want to make the most of this opportunity.
-Be involved early on and become a positive influence along their journey
-Full-time, fixed-term role (to December 2019)
-Qualified and experienced Social Worker

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Experienced Community Social Worker, Wellington

Part time fixed term locum position March – July 2019 
We are looking for a “roll your sleeves up and get going” person to help our Older Persons Team during a period of staff leave. We support older people to live with safety and independence, free from abuse, and with meaningful lives in their community. You would join a Wellington wide team of professional and dedicated staff who have a reputation for being a leading edge provider of social services. The position is 27 hours per week for 14 weeks, and will be based in Wellington.

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Social Worker – Dementia Canterbury

Applications close: Monday 25th February 2019
We are looking for a passionate, positive and preferably experienced Social Worker who wants to be part of a small dynamic interdisciplinary team delivering all aspects of community based social work practice.
Dementia Canterbury is a NFP community organisation providing specialist dementia support, advocacy, education and information in the Canterbury and West Coast areas. Our interdisciplinary team work together to ensure people living with dementia, their care partners, family/whanau, friends and community are encouraged to live well with dementia/promote dementia friendly opportunities in all areas of our community.

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Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists – Mental Health Focus, Nelson DHB

Applications close Thursday, 7 March 2019 (unless filled prior).
You will be experienced in providing intensive, developmentally-appropriate, community centered mental health interventions and ongoing assessments for clients. You will have an up to date knowledge of mental health and associated issues. Experience and knowledge of addictions is desirable. Whilst we are looking for experienced practitioners we recruit primarily for attitude.

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Social Worker, Palmerston North Hospital

Closing date: Sunday, 24 February 2019
The Social Work team at MidCentral Health provides services to the wider MidCentral region. We are currently offering a motivated Social Worker the opportunity to join us. This is a full time, permanent position and is predominantly inpatient social work.

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

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.
Applications close Sunday, 24 February 2019.

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Care & Protection Social Worker – Greymouth

Applications close: Tuesday, 26 February, 2019.
Our team of social workers are a tight knit group who work closely together and share our Oranga Tamariki values. We are looking for you to come and help us deliver better outcomes for tamariki and rangatahi. As part of our team you will spend your day meeting with children and young people, listening to what they have to say, completing assessments, creating plans, participating in Hui-a-whānau, family group conferences and partnering with other agencies, community groups and iwi to improve lives.

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Experienced Social Worker, Full Time – Porirua, Wellington

If you are a SKILLED and EXPERIENCED practitioner excited by the opportunity to work at the leading edge of Social Work with young people, their whānau and their foster parents – this unique role might be for you!! We provide intensive therapeutic foster care and social work support to young people.  Our work requires high energy, passion for youth, commitment to do the hard yards.  Make no mistake this role will keep you on your toes!!  

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Senior Practitioner, Social Work – Papamoa Family Services, Bay of Plenty

Applications close 5pm, 25 February 2019.
Papamoa Family Services is a community social service agency that provides a range of strengths-based child and family services in the Papamoa region. Our primary goal is to assist people to take positive action in their lives by providing expertise, support, resources and planned intervention.
We are seeking a Social Worker, who is an experienced senior practitioner, to join our team at our Family Support Service.  You will be responsible for developing relationships with clients, providing comprehensive Social Work support, providing one off interventions as required, facilitating group and/or individual programmes alongside whānau, and working collaboratively with other external agencies

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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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