Dynamic and Experienced Social Worker, East Auckland

Half Moon Bay Auckland

Do you want to make a difference working with Tamariki and their whanau in the community?

Whether you are an experienced Social Worker or a new Social Worker, we are looking for the right person to join our Stand Tu Maia whanau.

We have a comprehensive training and induction package for the successful applicants.

We are seeking four permanent full-time Social Workers – 40 hours per week, working from our Children’s Village in Half Moon Bay, East Auckland.

Stand Tu Maia has a vision, “A World Strong with Tamariki”.  We work to transform the lives of children and young people, to support their recovery from trauma.  Our nationwide organisation provides services for children ages 5-12 years and their families, and includes an intensive family wraparound community social work service, school-based social work service, a therapeutic care and education children’s village, and respite services for kin/whanau caregivers.

Competencies we are seeking include:

  • A registered Social Worker with a social work qualification
  • Able to demonstrate bi-cultural responsiveness, with the ability to relate positively and communicate effectively to a wide range of people
  • A proven ability to work alongside whanau to help improve outcomes for tamariki impacted by trauma
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work autonomously and also as part of a team
  • A champion in computer literacy, in order to keep accurate case notes
  • A Full Driver’s Licence.

Stand provides:

  • Social Work Registration Board and ANZASW fees paid
  • Internal training and professional development opportunities
  • 5 weeks annual leave entitlement after one year employment
  • Vehicle for community visits, mobile phone and laptop

You will also be required to complete Police and Oranga Tamariki Vetting forms.

Closing date: – Sunday 07 March 2021

To discuss this position further please email pene.frost@standforchildren.org.nz