Family Violence Response Specialist – Takapuna

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Social Worker – Family Violence Response Specialist

  • Ministry for Children, Oranga Tamariki
  • Family Violence Response Specialist – based at Henderson police station
  • Secondment/fixed-term – 12 months – Takapuna site

This opportunity calls for an experienced and qualified Senior Practitioner or Supervisor to work within a multi-disciplinary team with a focus on family violence. This role represents our North and West Sites.

You are a motivated team player who uses every opportunity to advocate for a coordinated approach towards safety outcomes for children and young people across sites and stakeholder groups. Your ability to quickly establish rapport with a wide range of stakeholders ensures there is a credible social work voice at the stakeholder table. Extensive knowledge and strong social work practice is essential as you need to be able to analyse both successes and challenges to ensure practical outcomes are explored. You will work with the Henderson Police Station, as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team of decision makers, to determine the best response to Family Harm incidences attended by Police. You are of the voice of our North and West Sites in this process.

To be considered for this role you must hold Registration with the Social Work Registration Board and have a current Annual Practising Certificate.

To Apply>>

Please apply online through your myHR careers portal at work with your CV and cover letter. Please note you will need to be logged into MyHR for your application to be submitted.

For a further discussion about the role please contact Claire Brothers at

Applications close Monday, 26 October 2020.

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