Job Description Social Worker – Blenheim – Permanent PermanentOn-going coaching, support, and professional developmentEnhanced annual leaveWellness benefitsSupport in learning Te ReoCompetitive salary up to $102,000 Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children, currently have an opportunity for a Social Worker to join our Blenheim Site.In this role you will be part of a supportive team who work closely together and who are passionate about supporting Oranga Tamariki in delivering positive outcomes for tamariki and rangatahi.You will be a part of something bigger, carrying out meaningful work and making a difference to the lives of our tamariki and their whanau.Our belief is that in the right environment, with the right people surrounding and nurturing them, any child can and should flourish.Why Oranga Tamariki is a great place to workWe are proud to have a negative Gender Pay Gap average and have a workforce that is 74.9% female (2020).Take a look at our new ways of working here: https://www.orangatamariki.govt.nz/about-us/how-we-work/new-ways-of-working/Key attributes to be considered but not limited to, will include the following: A recognised Social Work qualification by the Social Worker Registration Board Registration (or able to apply) with New Zealand’s Social Worker Registration BoardDemonstrated resilience, critical thinking, and problem-solving skillsUpholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and demonstrating this in practiceHaving a good understanding of section 7(AA) of The Oranga Tamariki ActWell-developed written and verbal communication skillsA valid and clean New Zealand driver’s licence What we are offering A competitive salary in line with Oranga Tamariki’s remuneration range, between $56,100 – $102,000Commitment to the highest standards of strengths-based social work practiceOn-going professional developmentAccess to corporate health fund discounts and a banking package with Westpac We offer a vibrant and supportive team, flexible working options and a genuine commitment to wellbeing. We offer significant training and professional development so that you can thrive and grow. We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.For an informal chat around whether Oranga Tamariki and Blenheim is right for you. Please contact Jo Benson at firstname.lastname@example.orgOranga Tamariki is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.