Child & Youth Therapist, Southern DHB

Closing date: Tuesday 04 September 2018.
Southern DHB’s CAFMHS in Dunedin provide support and treatment for children (0-14 years) experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues, including support to family.
This position will see you managing a limited caseload, providing assessment, treatment, and co-working to facilitate the best outcome for children and family. 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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Team Leader Operations – Puketai, Dunedin

Applications close: Sunday 9th September 2018
This part time position will provide oversight of the two community homes providing advice, support and programme fidelity for the community teams, and supervision of the leadership staff within the homes. This position manages a team of 2 Family Engagement workers and 2 Team Leaders.  Some travel will be involved depending on the location of the successful applicant.

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Social Workers Care & Protection, Christchurch Metro

Applications close: Friday, 14 September 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 we’ve begun at Oranga Tamariki. We’re looking for qualified and/or registered social workers who want to make a difference to vulnerable tamariki and rangatahi. 
Here at the Ministry we are increasing our staffing numbers so we can better support tamariki and to put this into practice we are open to a range of experience and skills so welcome applications from new social work graduates  through to experienced practitioners.

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Clinical Team Leader, Palmerston North

Applications close: 5.00pm Sunday 2 September 2018
Do you enjoy variety?  This is a unique and very rewarding role that encompasses both the clinical leadership of a small team as well as front line group facilitation and counselling. 
To be successful in this role you’ll need to be a committed senior practitioner while also bringing strong leadership to bear in managing a dedicated team to support clients affected by alcohol and other drugs to turn their lives around.  
Attributes that will likely see you be successful and fulfilled in this role include a strong belief in the life changing benefits of cultural empowerment, and an optimism for fresh starts and second opportunities.

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Social Workers in Schools (SWIS), Waahi Whaanui

Applications close: 29 August 2018
Here at the Waahi Whaanui we work within our community to provide health, social, education and employment services for our Whānau and Hapū. WE love what we do here and truly make an impact and difference for a lot of people. Our continued improvement and development sees our organisation growing from strength to strength and now we seek a like minded individual to join our journey.
As a Social Worker you will be actively working in schools providing services to children and their families. Working collaboratively with school staff, government and community service providers you will provide preventative and early intervention programmes to ensure the safety and well-being of children.

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Social Workers, Counties Manukau

Applications Close: 5 pm on Monday 10 September 2018
We are seeking Degree qualified Social Workers at Family Success Matters.
We are a non-government organisation that works with families in the Counties Manukau area, providing the Family Start programme – an early intervention and child safety focused programme.
This position requires people who are passionate about working with families to overcome barriers and achieve their goals, so their children have the best possible start in life.  The work is challenging and rewarding with opportunities to develop new practice skills and enhance your career.

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Family Start Whānau Workers, Tauranga

Closing Date: Monday 27 August 2018
Te Manu Toroa Family Start team are looking for 2 full time, permanent Social Workers or Registered Health Professionals to support and assist at risk whanau. As part of the Family Start team you will be working in Kaupapa Maori integrated services in Tauranga Moana. Providing tamariki centred, whanau focused and strengths based services that encourages whanau to make positive life style choices, while ensuring their tamariki have the best possible start in life.
This is an exciting opportunity for a caring, compassionate individual who has great listening skills, and who wants to make a difference in their community and the lives of others. We are looking for a mature person who is respectful of others, and who is culturally sensitive.

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Social Worker – Kāpiti, 16 Hours per Week

Applications Close: Friday 24 August 2018
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Social Worker to join our multidisciplinary team supporting the Mary Potter Hospice community team, based on the Kapiti Coast. In this role, you will be part of a highly committed team with responsibility for providing specialist palliative care to patients and their families and whanau as well as education and bereavement services.

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Social Worker – Family Liaison, Greymouth

Upper South region has developed some new initiatives to assist and support tamariki who have experienced significant trauma and whose behaviour is proving challenging for caregivers. This position is crucial in making these services successful and reducing the number of Tamariki who require emergency response’s to their care needs.
Applications close: Wednesday, 29 August 2018.
You will play a crucial role in managing relationships working alongside Oranga Tamariki colleagues, caregivers and external agencies to ensure the safety and security of at risk tamariki to both avoid placement breakdown as well managing a critical care response. You will coordinate services and lead a multi-agency response in the short term and to ensure that a tamaiti’s needs are prioritised until a longer term placement is secured.

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Chief Social Worker / Director of Professional Practice, Wellington

Applications close: Wednesday, 29 August 2018.
We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and experienced leader in the role of Chief Social Worker. If you are an accomplished senior leader and practitioner, with the ability to communicate and deliver on a compelling and inspired vision, we would love to hear from you.
Working with the Chief Executive as a member of the senior leadership team, this is the opportunity to influence and lead professional practice across Oranga Tamariki and the broader children’s workforce to improve the outcomes for tamariki and rangatahi.

You will provide strategic leadership and governance of professional practice to successfully deliver on the objectives of Oranga Tamariki.  As a leader with a proven track record of success, you have led high performing and dynamic teams to successful delivery.  

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