Key Worker – Transitional Housing – Auckland

Our Key Workers work alongside vulnerable adults assessing, planning and supporting the journey to permanent housing, long-term well-being and strong positive community connections.   As part of a supportive team, client progress is at the forefront of everything we do and this includes working together with internal support workers and external agencies to help clients meet the goals of their care plans in a positive and respectful manner.

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Senior Practitioner – Transitional Housing – Auckland

We are looking for an experienced Senior Practitioner to join our team and help support the transition of vulnerable adults with their journey to well-being and permanent housing.  This newly created position will hold their own portfolio of complex cases working with issues of mental health, addiction, homelessness and trauma in a multi-cultural context.  In addition, the Senior Practitioner will provide coaching and support to a team of Key Workers who are expected to deliver quality case management and client support in this 24/7 transitional housing facility. 

The Senior Practitioner will work closely with the Team Leader to ensure high quality assessment and care planning processes are delivered and that clients are engaged with appropriate services both on and off site, so that when more permanent housing opportunities become available, clients can successfully transition. 

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Social Workers, Care and Protection – Whakatāne

Applications close on the 8th of September 2019.

Do you want to make a genuine, positive impact on the lives of tamariki, rangatahi and whānau? We have 2 exciting opportunities Social Worker opportunities available to join a supportive team who has each other’s backs every step of the way by using the latest strengths-based tools and assessment frameworks in Whakatane today.

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Social Worker – Community Day Programmes , Dunedin

Closing date: Sunday, 1 September 2019.

Community Programmes is a mental health service based at Dunedin Hospital providing recovery focused group programmes for adults with a wide range of moderate to severe mental health issues, living within the community.
You will be a Social Worker with recent acute or community based mental health experience able to provide quality care with responsiveness and professionalism. You will also bring well-developed communication skills, proven group planning and facilitation skills and proven effective organisation and time management skills.
We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, innovative and wish to join a service that is committed to high standards of practice and supports ongoing professional development.

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Social Worker Positions – Wellington and Porirua/Kāpiti

Social Worker – Porirua/Kāpiti -Closing date for applications: 30 August 2019
Social Worker – Wellington -Closing date for applications: 6 September 2019

The Wellington Sexual Abuse Help Foundation provides comprehensive rape and sexual abuse crisis support, social work and counselling services.
We are seeking two full time social workers for this front line, client-focused work based in our Wellington and Porirua offices respectively. The Porirua role will include some work as far north as Paraparaumu.
If you are self-motivated, adaptable and passionate about your role as a social worker then we’d love to hear from you.

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Community Social Worker – Hutt Valley

Applications close 06 September 2019

The Community Social Worker role is responsible for assessing and analysing the needs of children (5 – 12 years) and their families.
The role has a strong therapeutic social work focus, is community based, child-centered and aims to support the restoring and strengthening of social and emotional wellbeing so children and families can manage past and present experiences.

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Coordinator Care & Protection – Canterbury

Applications close: 2nd September, 2019. 

We are looking for a Care and Protection Coordinator to join our Christchurch West team in Halswell.
New Zealand is internationally recognised as a world leader in Family Group Conferences, and Coordinators are responsible for managing this complex and challenging process. The Care and Protection Family Group Conference provides a legal forum for whānau and extended family to come together with professionals to develop solutions for the safety and care for their tamariki and rangatahi.
You will work as an integrated part of our community to manage Care and Protection Family Group Conferences, engaging with tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau, professionals, and Care and Protection Social Workers. You will make sure we take a unified approach to support tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau, ensuring all decisions are whānau led, and are in the best interest of the tamariki/rangatahi

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Social Worker – Part Time – Waitematā

Closing Date: Sunday 1st September 2019 (Extended)

Our team is looking for a Social Worker who wants to make a difference, providing bio-psycho-social risk assessment and therapeutic social work interventions with adults in the acutes wards at North Shore Hospital. This fixed term role is to provide additional support to the team over the busy winter months.
The successful candidate will be client-centred in their approach and have excellent counselling skills, including some experience working with grief and loss.  They will be effective communicators and key members of a dynamic multidisciplinary team. 
You will enjoy working within a true learning organisation that encourages your personal career growth and development. We provide regular professional supervision and ongoing support and training opportunities.

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Family Breakdown Assessors – North and West Auckland Region and South Island West Coast

Closing date for applications: 15 November 2019
North and West Auckland Region
West Coast

We are looking for an experienced social or whānau worker to engage directly with young people and their parents, and caregivers of unsupported children.
Barnardos is pleased to be working with the MSD to provide a Family Breakdown Assessment service (FBA) for young people in order to obtain a young persons’ benefit, and caregivers to obtain a unsupported child benefit.  Assessors meet face to face with the client and in turn talk with family members and if required other key people in the young persons’ life.  The assessors consider the circumstances and complete a written report with their professional recommendation on the evidence of a family breakdown. This is a fast paced busy role with tight turn arounds and contractors are paid per report. Appointments mainly take place within Work and Income or youth service providers offices.

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Community Social Worker (PT), Geraldine

Applications close 4pm on Wed 11 September.
Geraldine Community Resource Centre is currently seeking a part-time community based Social Worker for 8 hours per week to join our Geraldine Community Wellbeing project. Day(s) worked are negotiable. If you are a qualified and experienced social worker who wants to make a difference for Geraldine people and families, then we want to hear from you.

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