Intensive Family Wraparound Team Leader, Auckland

Stand Children’s Services Tu Maia Whānau based in Half Moon Bay, Auckland is looking to recruit an experienced, qualified, skilled Team Leader.

  • The applicant must be registered with the Social Work Registration Board.

The Team Leader role provides guidance, leadership and line management supervision to 6 Community based Social Workers, who are members of a larger team of 14 Social Workers.

You will bring to this role your extensive experience in managing and delivering a safe, professional, child and family centered service.

  • Proven organisational skills
  • A team player with a calm, flexible attitude
  • Clear spoken and written English
  • Ability to understand the implications of service delivery, reporting requirements, outputs and outcomes for whānau
  • Database and administration skills
  • Ability to be on call
  • Proven experience in leading and managing a clinical team
  • Experience in overseeing service delivery in a social service
  • Strong community links and the ability to engage professionally with government and non-government agencies
  • Sound understanding of trauma and the implications of family violence, drugs, alcohol, parenting and care and protection on children and parents
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced and sometimes stressful environment
  • Commitment to bicultural practice led by Stand Children’s Services Kāhui Kaumatua
  • The Regional leadership team provides strong collegial support

Stand Children’s Services provides comprehensive training, external supervision, 5 weeks annual leave per year.

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

Close Date 10th July 2020

Applications to Pene Frost

pene.frost@standforchildren.org.nz