Full Time, Permanent & Fixed Term (12 Months), Te Kaipara
Are you a qualified Social Worker with a passion for quality social work practice?
At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we work with whānau, victims, stakeholders and communities to get the best outcomes for tamariki and rangatahi. It is challenging, and we are passionate about it.
About the role:
In this role you will be entrusted with regular remand home visits, throughout the Te Kaipara region to ensure young people in care are being provided for adequately in relation to the care standards.
You will also manage and work in partnership with a small team of experienced and competent social workers. We work collaboratively in partnership with a range of community NGO, Iwi, Police, Courts, Health and Education as well as other teams within Oranga Tamariki. We see ourselves as part of a coordinated community response.
You will lead practitioners to positively influence rangatahi to accept responsibility and to change their behaviours. You will be someone who ensures your team hear and captures the voices of rangatahi, and who empower whānau to engage in family group conferences and court proceedings. Part of your role to achieve these outcomes will be by ensuring quality assessments are carried out, quality plans are developed and implemented, and by partnering with your team, other agencies and stakeholders.
We can offer you:
Apply now as applications close on 12th March 2020
How to apply:
Apply online by clicking the apply button, please ensure you include your CV, cover letter, copy of your social worker qualification and SWRB details.
If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal.
For any further discussion about the role, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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