Get involved and make a difference in helping children grow up safe and happy whilst working in a close, supportive team who share the same values!
If you genuinely want to make a real, positive impact on children’s lives, you’ll be glad to know that at Oranga Tamariki, children always come first. Putting children first guides everything we do at Oranga Tamariki. We believe by getting involved early in their lives and showing love and care, we give children the best chance of growing into a happy, thriving New Zealander. Oranga Tamariki is a leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for Māori as well as other cultures.
Here at our Hastings site, we have a number of permanent opportunities for Social Workers to join our Care and Protection team that work alongside community partners to bring about positive outcomes for our children, young people and their whānau. A big part of your day will be working with children and young people ensuring their voices are heard.
What you will do?
Your ability to overcome barriers and skill to drive positive outcomes will put you in good stead for this challenging yet hugely rewarding role.
To be successful in this rewarding position, you will need:
As a Social Worker, you must have:
In return we can offer you:
Our tamariki and rangatahi deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard, and be surrounded by loving whānau. At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we’re on a journey to ensure that it happens. Partnering for Outcomes is focused on building and supporting external providers to achieve great outcomes for children and young people.
Apply online with your CV and cover letter.
If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal.
If you have any questions about the role please contact the Recruitment team at HR_Recruit@ot.govt.nz
Applications close: Thursday 7th November, 2019