Social Worker – Te Kaipara, Northland

Applications close: 28 October 2018.
The wellbeing of tamariki is everyone’s responsibility. They deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard and be surrounded by loving whānau and community.

If these words capture why you became a Social Worker, then you belong on the journey at Oranga Tamariki. We’re looking for qualified and registered social workers who want to make a difference by putting children at the heart of everything they do. 
Come and join our Child Protection team. We are open to applications from new social work graduates to experienced practitioners.
We are looking for you to come and help us deliver better outcomes for our tamariki and rangatahi.  As part of our team, you will spend your day meeting with children and young people, listening to what they have to say, completing assessments, creating plans, participating in hui-a-whānau, family group conferences and partnering with other agencies, community groups and iwi to improve lives.

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Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists – Mental Health Focus, Nelson Marlborough

Applications close: Thursday 15 November 2018 (unless filled prior).
Our Community Assessment (CAT) team provides high-quality and comprehensive assessment and treatment for adults and their families. You will fit into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines and will engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their support networks.
You will need to be a Registered Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist. You will be experienced in providing intensive, developmentally-appropriate, community-centered, mental health interventions and ongoing assessments for patients. You will have an up to date knowledge of mental health and associated issues. Experience and knowledge of addictions will be highly regarded. Whilst we are looking for experienced Practitioners we recruit primarily for attitude.

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Family Support Worker – Christchurch

Applications close at 5pm on Mon 5th November 2018
Our Team is seeking one full time Family Support Workers (these are fixed term positions through to 30 June 2020).
Following a comprehensive orientation you will work alongside a specified number of client families primarily in their homes in a planned and focused way. You will do this in a professional, sensitive and culturally appropriate manner.

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Social Worker in Schools, West Coast

Applications close on Friday 9 November 2018 at 11.30pm
HomebuildersHomebuilders is a child and family support service offering services across the West Coast from Karamea in the north to Hokitika in the south. We offer a range of services including: Homebased Social Work Support, Respite Care, Counselling, Social Workers in Schools, Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Mentoring, Buller Family/Whanau Violence Prevention Network.
You will need to demonstrate how you will work with children and families to sustain strong health, welfare and education outcomes for our children.
Come and be our Social Worker in Schools!!

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Social Worker – Community Specialist Palliative Care (Full time)

Closing date 9 November 2018
Social Worker – Community Specialist Palliative Care (Full time) – Hospice West Auckland is looking to employ an experienced NZ registered Social Worker to ensure the Social (Familial, support, placement, care) needs and psychological (mental and emotional) needs of our patients and their families are appropriately met.

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Child & Youth Therapist, Dunedin

Closing date: Monday 29 October 2018.
This position will see you managing a limited caseload, providing assessment, treatment and co-working to facilitate the best outcome for children and families. You will enjoy working collaboratively alongside other experienced clinical staff to promote healthy family systems and be able to form sound links with external agencies.

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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Social Work – Auckland

Applications close: Wednesday, 7 November 2018.
He aha te mea nui o te ao. He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Work Practitioner / Social Work Academic to join us at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level, to undertake research, research-informed teaching and thesis supervision in social work, and to mentor Māori students to develop professional identities as Māori Practitioners and Researchers.

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Caregiver Training Manager, Oranga Tamariki

Applications close: 26 October 2018.  
The purpose of this role which is part of the Caregiver Recruitment and Support Leadership Team, is to lead the organisational training strategy for caregivers, oversee its implementation and evaluate its outcomes. You will ensure that advice, expertise and experience in programme design and delivery is integrated into the organisation’s planning and development processes for caregiver support.
You will work collaboratively with external training delivery partners and alongside new partners as we commission new services with them.  You will drive training initiatives to ensure that overall and individual training and development needs for caregivers are consistently met.           

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National Manager Adoption Service, Oranga Tamariki

Applications close: 26 October 2018.
The purpose of this role is to support the General Manager Care Support in achieving key accountabilities by leading the National Adoption Service. You will build and lead a high performing adoption team which will work closely with others to deliver high quality adoption services; ensure service delivery and practice are enhanced; and risks are monitored, assessed and managed effectively. You will need to establish and implement nationally agreed processes and systems to enable full and effective delivery of services by the team.

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Practice Advisor Adoption Service, Oranga Tamariki

Applications close: 26 October 2018.
The role of the Practice Advisor Adoption is responsible for providing practice guidance and professional oversight of the adoption service as well as building the capability of practitioners in the adoption service. The role is also responsible to providing practice advice on international casework matters.
The Practice Advisor Adoption is a key role and a critical quality practice link for Oranga Tamariki, integral to strengthening practice across regional and national levels.  Linking into the Office of the Chief Social Worker – Director Professional Practice team, this role will provide the Care Support Team with high quality and consistent professional practice advice that supports practitioners and Managers to achieve good outcomes for children who cross borders, birth parents, adoptive applicants, adults for whom adoption has been a feature of their life and children who are in need of an adoption.

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