Specialist Case Worker – Whanganui – Permanent and Secondment/Fixed Term

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    7 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Manawatu – Wanganui
  • Date Advertised: 31-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/1430397
  • Job Title: Specialist Case Worker – Whanganui – Permanent and Secondment/Fixed Term
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Specialist Case Worker to join our Youth Service Team (Whanganui) 


Want to be part of transforming young people’s lives? Are you results and outcome driven? Do you have strong interpersonal, networking skills? If you answered, ‘yes’ we want to hear from you!


We are seeking motivated, youth-centred and outcomes driven people to join the Whanganui Youth Service team.  We have one Permanent role and one 6 month secondment/fixed term role.


Equipping young people with the tools, information and knowledge to transition towards positive outcomes is a key driver of the Youth Service. Youth Service works with youth clients aged 16-19 years to support them into education, training, work-based learning and employment.  


Based in Whanganui, you will work collaboratively with government agencies, training, education and community organisations to implement strategies that help our clients achieve positive outcomes in their lives.  


You will be experienced in building strong relationships with young people, working with and mentoring youth and delivering outcome-based programmes, e.g. parenting, budgeting.   You will need to demonstrate a strong youth development practice to engage, influence and build goals and plans with young people to achieve their aspirations.  


You will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), a high level of personal integrity, initiative and ability to work under pressure.  Also required is a high level of computer literacy, self-management and report writing skills.


As the successful candidate you will be provided with a fun, positive, client-centred work environment and gain satisfaction from transforming the lives of young people so they can be independent, resilient and thrive. 


For more information about the Youth Service check out the website: 



How to Apply


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


All external applicants – please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system. Please note all applications must be made online.


All applicants please apply with your CV and Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience.  In your Cover Letter please ensure you address the Key Accountabilities/Success Factors in the position description and Key Attributes noted in the advertisement.


For any questions please contact Cadena at cadena.tuwhangai001@msd.govt.nz.

Applications close: 20 November 2019.