Supervisor Social Worker & Permanent – Southland
At Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children, our goal is to establish a multiagency approach to protecting and caring for New Zealand’s tamariki and rangatahi.
In this role you will be expected to operate in a supportive role in order to help achieve our goals and demonstrate our values as follows:
Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children currently have an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor Social Worker to join our Invercargill site – a team who is equally experienced with an immense passion in supporting and guiding children and young people to reach their best potential.
In this role, you will be working in partnership with a team of Social Workers and other stakeholders including whanau and iwi. You will be part of a team who makes bold and courageous decisions to protect our tamariki and rangatahi. As a Supervisor you will also uphold best practices and adhere to providing the best possible care and delivery of services. You will also need to portray a strong professional ethics and a holistic approach that is client-centered and strengths-based.
With a well-developed leadership skill, you will be supporting the team to work creatively and constructively with our clients and stakeholders to address individual and social needs. Working through complex information to ensure trusted decisions are made will also be part of your responsibilities in which will support our tamariki and rangatahi to reach their best potential.
To be successful in this position, you will need to display a caring, friendly demeanour and be a real team player with an open-minded approach.
Are you a dynamic Practitioner who enjoys coaching and mentoring? Are looking for a new challenge and is dedicated to providing positive service deliveries? If you are, we would like to hear from you!
What you will bring?
In return we will be offering:
How to apply?
Apply online with your CV, cover letter, copy of your Social Work Qualification and SWRB details. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee, please apply through your myHR portal. This will ensure your application is received internally.
If you want to know more about the role, please contact Andrew Louis at email@example.com
Application closes Thursday, 17 December 2020.