Full Time, Permanent, Wellington
Do you want direct and meaningful relationship with tamariki and rangatahi, supporting them to move beyond the criminal justice system. We have an opportunity to join a high functioning team committed to getting the best outcomes for rangatahi and tamariki.
You have the opportunity to take preventative measures to improve outcomes for tamariki and rangatahi.
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for children work with the most at risk tamariki and rangatahi in New Zealand. Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people. In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount. The voices of tamariki and rangatahi underpin the design and operation of our services
Our Youth Justice Social Workers are the key people who work with young people, their whānau, police, youth advocates and essential government and community support services when a young person has committed a serious offence.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, qualified Social Worker who can help us by positively influencing rangatahi to accept responsibility and to change their behaviours. You will be someone who can ensure their voices are heard and empower whānau to engage in family group conferences and court proceedings. Part of your role to achieve these outcomes will be by completing assessments, working with our rangatahi to create plans and by partnering with other agencies and stakeholders to get wrap around support in place for them.
We can offer you:
If you think you have what it takes and are dedicated to achieving positive change for children, young people and their families in the community, then we want to hear from you.
Apply now as applications close on Monday 16th March 2020
How to apply:
Apply online by clicking “Apply Now” please include your CV, cover letter, and include your social worker qualification and SWRB details,
Internal Oranga Tamariki employees, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any queries, please contact Andrew Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org
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