Academic Staff Member Social Work – Open Polytechnic

Applications Close: Monday 11 June 2018
Open Polytechnic’s academic staff play a vital part in ensuring that we deliver on our strategy to provide the very best standard of learning and teaching to our students, working collaboratively across the Open Polytechnic to identify and embed ongoing continuous improvement.
We are now looking to recruit a full-time Academic Staff Member to join our Social Work team.  This is a permanent role to support the delivery of degree courses in our Bachelor of Social Work. This is an exciting opportunity to apply practice knowledge and sector expertise to supporting social work students

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Head of Social Work – NorthTec, Whangarei

Applications Close: Friday 8 June 2018
re you passionate about social work?  Do you want to contribute to the development of the next generation of social workers?
We are looking to build on our team with highly qualified, experienced and passionate lecturers and tutors that are driven to make a positive difference in the world of social work education. Our programmes attract ambitious students that are focussed on becoming positive contributors to this field in Te Tai Tokerau, Northland. We need talented individuals with the desire to inspire and motivate these students toward their goals.

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Social Worker, Fixed Term, Adult Health – Auckland

Applications close: Sunday 10th June 2018
We are a motivated, compassionate team who provide holistic social work services to patients and their families across a variety of inpatient and outpatient health settings. 
We are looking for an experienced practitioner with a proven ability to model best practice and to support the wider adult health social work team.  Rigorous psycho-social assessment skills and the ability to think critically and develop client centred appropriate client centred interventions is a key part of this role.
Your social work role will primarily be based in the inpatient areas at Auckland City Hospital.  You will respond to a broad range of referrals including, loss, major life changes, decision making and counselling around end of life care, child protection, family violence intervention, and other complex social and medical situations.

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Social Worker – Permanent Part-Time, Southland

Closing date: Sunday, 24 June 2018.
This Cancer Support role is part of the Cancer Psychological and Social Support initiative, which aims to improve access to psychological and social support services for adults with cancer. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that develops and sets up the Psychological and Social Support Service, in line with Ministry of Health specifications, and in line with the goals and philosophies of the Southern Cancer Network. You will provide social work practice at an advanced level to patients and whanau, providing assessment, intervention and evaluation of their health related difficulties. You will also work closely with other health professionals, non-governmental organisations and other providers of cancer support, including primary care practitioners and government departments.

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Social Worker – Part Time – Hamilton

Applications Close: 5 June 2018
Shama, Hamilton Ethnic Women’s Centre Trust is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated Social Worker to deliver services that are culturally appropriate to ethnic families. This includes advocacy and social support to families from varied cultural backgrounds that experience family violence or other social problems.
Our social worker will perform within the social work programme at Shama, carry a caseload, act as an advocate to assist ethnic women and their families, foster their inherent capacities and strengths while coping with the pressures of daily living that incorporate changes to their lifestyles. You will need to respond to the clients’ emotional and social needs in a prompt and timely fashion.

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Specialist Crisis Support Worker -Gore

Applications Close: 15 June 2018
The Gore Counselling Centre is a community based trust and our team of 6 counsellors provide a range of services including general counselling, AOD counselling and group work.
We are excited to start a new service providing sexual harm crisis support for adults in Gore and surrounding districts. Applications are invited for a Specialist Crisis Support Worker position for 40 hours per week.
The work is with adults who are victims of sexual harm. The position will provide advocacy and support (including crisis), emergency face to face sessions, and crisis social work support. You’ll be part of a small and happy team doing good professional work in our community.

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Experienced, Skilled, Professional Social Worker – Foster Care – Wellington

Applications Close: 15 June 2018
Are you a skilled and experienced practitioner who is excited by the opportunity to work at the leading edge of Social Work with adolescents, their foster parents and their families?  This is a unique role that requires an extremely capable professional.
We provide intensive therapeutic foster care and social work support to adolescents and their families and whanau.  Our work requires genuine high energy and commitment.

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Health Social Worker, Part-time, Oamaru

Closing Date: Wednesday 06/06/2018
We are looking for an enthusiastic staff member to join a supportive team, to work with patients, and their families/whanau in a community and hospital setting.
The position requires the applicant to be a registered Social Worker, ideally with recent experience in the health or disability sector who has local community knowledge, and is able to work with clients with a wide range of health and social needs. In particular, experience in Social Work with elderly clients is desirable.

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