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/whanau.

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 Friday 31 May 2019 at 11:59pm
Confidential enquiries welcome – Phone Lorraine Scanlon 027 623 9879