Experienced Community Social Worker, Porirua

0.8 FTE Porirua

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of kaumatua and toeaina?

We are looking for a person to join our Older Persons Team to support older people to live in their community with safety and independence, free from abuse, and with meaningful lives.  You will join a dedicated and professional staff in an organisation with a reputation for being a leading-edge provider of social services.  The position will be based in Porirua.

You will bring experience and understanding to:

  • Pacifica and Maori care for toeaina and kaumatua in their communities
  • Working in a Te Tiriti o Waitangi responsive organisation
  • Supporting older people with cognitive impairment and other long-term conditions.
  • Working to end instances of elder harm
  • The principles of strengths-based practice and restorative justice
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary health environment
  • Working with mental health and addiction

You will have:

  • A social work qualification and registration.
  • Outstanding relationship management and networking skills
  • A can-do attitude, and able to work with a high degree of autonomy
  • A full New Zealand drivers licence

The salary scale is $45,955 to $56,000.

To Apply>>

For further information and an application pack, please refer to www.wesleyca.org.nz or contact:

Isabel MacDonald – Executive Assistant
Wesley Community Action
PO Box 9932, Wellington 6141

Phone: 04 805 0875

Email: imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz