Social Worker in Schools – Two Positions – West Coast

Two positions

Based in Westport – 40 hours per week

Based in Greymouth – 40 hours per week

Together we strengthen the wellbeing of children, families and community

Homebuilders West Coast Trust is looking to employ a suitably qualified and experienced social worker to work with our Social Workers in Schools team in Westport and Greymouth. This is a varied and challenging role working in school clusters in the Buller and West Coast and involves working within a team to provide a high quality social work service to children and families/whānau

You will have:

  • A recognised and relevant tertiary social work qualification
  • ANZASW competency and social work registration
  • Knowledge and experience of the CYP&F Act and Vulnerable Children’s Act
  • A commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A current driver’s licence
  • Accurate computer skills

We wish to appoint a dynamic person who:

  • Is genuinely passionate about supporting children and their families/whanau
  • Is able to work effectively and consistently in a collaborative team environment
  • Can demonstrate knowledge of relevant community networks
  • Has good time management and understands accountability

At Homebuilders we offer:

  • Stimulating, challenging and rewarding work
  • A motivated, experienced and creative team
  • A safe, healthy and supportive working environment
  • The opportunity to strengthen the wellbeing of children, families and community

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

A job description and application form is available by phoning 03 788 8065 or email

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Applications close on Wednesday 31 July 2019 at 11:59pm

Confidential enquiries welcome – Phone Lorraine Scanlon 027 623 9879