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The ANZASW is the professional representative body of Social Workers in New Zealand, over 3,300 members nationally.

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Social Work Jobs

Advertisements are sent directly to approximately 3,300 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 Sonja Nissen sonjan@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

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Social Worker – Oranga Tamariki, East Coast

Applications close midnight on Friday, 26 June 2020.

Are you passionate in making a real and positive difference to New Zealand’s tamariki and rangatahi?
We currently have exciting opportunities for Social Workers to join our East Coast team here at Hastings – a team who is creative and innovative and is equally experienced with an immense passion in supporting and guiding children and young people to reach their best potential.
In this role, you will be part of making a difference to the lives of our young people and their whānau by utilising the latest strength-based practice tools and assessment framework. Along with that, you will also be engaging with the tamariki, developing, managing and delivering plans to ensure their voices are heard. A big part of your day will also include working collaboratively with other organisations and agencies as we work alongside tamariki and whanau to support improved outcomes.
Need some flexibility? We can support you with flexible working arrangements, and welcome applicants who are looking for part time or reduced hours.

Alcohol and Other Drugs Manager, West Coast

Closing date: 21 June 2020

Full-time permanent role managing our Rata AOD service across the West Coast
Strong experience within Addiction or Mental Health Services is required, with either a background in Allied Health or Nursing. Previous management experience is ideal but not essential
Experience of developing or working in a culturally responsive service with a commitment to developing the capability of staff when working for and with Māori is preferred

Community Mental Health Manager, West Coast

Closing date: Sunday, 21 June 2020

Full-time permanent role managing our Community Mental Health service in our Central Region
Strong experience within Mental Health Services is required, with either a background in Allied Health or Nursing. Previous management experience is ideal but not essential
Experience developing or working in a culturally responsive service with a commitment to developing the capability of staff when working for and with Māori is preferred

Foster Parent Social Worker, Whanganui

Closing Date: 28 June 2020

The Open Home Foundation has a vision that every child and young person has the opportunity to grow up in a secure, loving family and receive a depth of care which will bless them throughout their lives. We are committed to mobilising the mainstream Christian community to serve Tamariki and Whānau in Aotearoa New Zealand.
We are looking for a Foster Parent Social Worker who is able to work closely with Foster families through training and ongoing support. OHF social work staff have a common belief in Christ and a commitment to providing a professional social work service that reflects an integration of their faith and professional skills

Community Ministries and Transitional Housing Manager, Paraparaumu

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday, 5 June 2020.

Kapiti Corps, Paraparaumu
Full-time, 40 hours per week
We are looking for a dynamic and strategic Community Ministries and Transitional Housing Manager to lead a team of staff and volunteers at our Paraparaumu site for wrap around Social Services. People management is a key component of this role, so previous experience in leading a team is essential.
This role will lead the day-to-day management and resourcing of our growing Community Ministry and Transitional Housing services. The position involves working closely with and providing leadership of for the team, supporting them as they meet the needs of people in Kapiti area.

Supervisor Social Worker and Specialist Child Witness Interviewing – Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Closing date: 19 June 2020.

Do you want to make a genuine, positive impact on the lives of tamariki, rangatahi and whānau? Join our Clinical Services team who work throughout the Bay of Plenty Region speaking with tamariki, rangatahi and their families when referred for Psychological and Interviewing services.

We have a great opportunity for a Supervisor to join our team who has breadth of experience in care and protection work, child interviewing and supervision. This position will also support the continued interview accreditation of the successful applicant

Full Time Social Worker, Hamilton

Application close 8th of June at 5pm

Shama, Ethnic Women’s Trust is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and motivated Full Time Social Worker to deliver services that are culturally appropriate to ethnic women and their families. This includes advocacy and social support to families from varied cultural backgrounds that experience family violence or other social problems. Our social worker will perform within the social work programme at Shama, carry a caseload, act as an advocate to assist ethnic women and their families, foster their inherent capacities and strengths while coping with the pressures of daily living that incorporate changes to their lifestyles.  You will need to respond to the clients’ emotional and social needs in a prompt and timely fashion.

Senior Practitioner, Nelson

Closing date: 6 June 2020.

Open Home Foundation (OHF) Nelson, is currently seeking a permanent full-time Senior Practitioner.
OHF is committed to mobilising the mainstream Christian community to serve tamariki and whānau in Aotearoa New Zealand. We provide excellent training and development options for this challenging yet rewarding position.

Board Appointment, Te Whare Pounamu, Dunedin

Applications close on 8 June 2020.

Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin seeks expressions of interest of suitably qualified and experienced professionals who wish to be considered for the position of Board Member for their Board.  Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin was established in the late 1970s and is an independent community organisation working at many levels. From our contact with individuals and families through to involvement with local community and government agencies, we strive to help prevent and stop domestic violence. Incumbent Boards are expected to seek reelection.

Social Worker – Oranga Tamariki, Upper Hutt, Wellington

Applications close Friday, 5 June 2020.

Are you passionate in making a real and positive difference to New Zealand’s tamariki and rangatahi?
We currently have exciting opportunities for Social Workers to join our Upper Hutt team here at Wellington – a team who is creative and innovative and is equally experienced with an immense passion in supporting and guiding children and young people to reach their best potential.
In this role, you will be part of making a difference to the lives of our young people and their whānau by utilising the latest strength-based practice tools and assessment framework. Along with that, you will also be engaging with the tamariki, developing, managing and delivering plans to ensure their voices are heard. A big part of your day will also include working collaboratively with other organisations and agencies as we work alongside tamariki and whānau to support improved outcomes.

Men’s Family Violence Programmes Facilitator, Manawatu

Applications close 5.00 pm Friday 12 June 2020.

Te Manawa Family Services is a leading provider of counselling and social work services in the Manawatu. We provide several services and programmes, including Family Violence Programmes, Youth and Parenting Programmes, Pre-Programme Support, Family and Whanau Support and Anti-bullying programmes and projects.

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified male social worker or counsellor to join our Men’s Programmes team. The role will include co-facilitation of weekly non-violence programme groups, individual non-violence programme work as well as assessments, reviews and community engagement

Social Worker – Oranga Tamariki, Hastings

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 31 May 2020.

Are you passionate in making a real and positive difference to New Zealand’s tamariki and rangatahi?
We currently have exciting opportunities for Social Workers to join our East Coast team here at Hastings – a team who is creative and innovative and is equally experienced with an immense passion in supporting and guiding children and young people to reach their best potential.
In this role, you will be part of making a difference to the lives of our young people and their whānau by utilising the latest strength-based practice tools and assessment framework. Along with that, you will also be engaging with the tamariki, developing, managing and delivering plans to ensure their voices are heard. A big part of your day will also include working collaboratively with other organisations and agencies as we work alongside tamariki and whānau to support improved outcomes.

Supervisor – Mana Whānau Intensive In-Home Parenting Support, Auckland

 Applications close 5pm, Friday 29th May.

Lifewise Family Services (based in New Lynn) is looking for an experienced supervisor to play a key role in the growth of our exciting programme which supports children to live safely within their own families and whānau.
This innovative programme was developed by Lifewise and supported by Oranga Tamariki as an alternative to foster care. Our skilled team supports parents and whānau to build their capability and provide safe, nurturing care for their children

Social Worker/Whānau Worker, West Auckland

Applications Close:5pm Friday 29th May.

Whānau is an intensive in-home parenting support programme designed to keep children out of foster care.
We are seeking a passionate, experienced social worker or whānau worker, to join our successful innovative programme. 
Lifewise is committed to preventing tamariki from entering or remaining in the foster care system by providing an intensive in-home support for whānau.
We offer whānau a dedicated worker to support them in their home to reduce immediate risks, reduce or remove stressors, and support to build parent capability.
We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced worker to be part of an exciting and rewarding journey working alongside whānau in their homes. You will be working with 1 to 2 whānau at any one time supporting positive change over the 6-month programme.

Student Support Coordinator, Wellington

Applications close Sunday, 31 May 2020.

Student Support Coordinator (permanent; full-time)
Are you an experienced health practitioner who is interested in working with young adults?
Does contributing to a diverse and dynamic team supporting students interest you?
We wish to appoint a full-time Student Support Coordinator to work specifically with students in our Halls of Residences as part of Student Counselling Service.
The Student Support Coordinators (SSCs) are a team of four health practitioners who provide a confidential support service for hall residents (mostly first year students) experiencing any health or wellbeing issues that may impact on their ability to manage the demands of their living and academic environments. The SSC liaises with faculties, schools and other support services on and off campus to ensure that residents receive the support they need.

Social Worker, Central Otago – Queenstown Lakes

Applications close 1pm on Tuesday, 2 June 2020.

We are currently seeking a Social Worker to join our small team in the Central Otago/Queenstown Lakes area. The ideal candidate will have experience in working with whānau; facilitating change that supports children to be raised in secure and nurturing environments. 
The position is 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Service Manager, Canterbury

Closing Date: 2 June 2020

The Open Home Foundation (OHF) has developed a new Service Management role in our Canterbury Service Centre to support our large team of social workers and to support our outward facing relation-ships.

As Service Manager, you will be leading the day to day delivery of excellent social work practice in con-junction with the Practice Leaders. You will provide leadership in a range of areas including: social work practice , trauma informed social work and care, team culture, contract management, budget manage-ment and human resources management. One of the focus areas for this position is development and maintenance of external relationships

Clinical Practitioner / Counsellor, Timaru

Full time – Permanent

We are seeking a talented, skilled and enthusiastic Clinical Practitioner / Counsellor to work from our Timaru office. Join our network of professionals to deliver strategies that enhance the wellbeing and performance of employees through out our customer organisations.

Social Worker, Albany, Auckland

Immerse is made up of a dynamic team who are pursuing the goal of helping to create a transformed and transformational culture of foster care in Aotearoa. A position is now available for an experienced Social Worker to join the team.

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.

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 […]