Do you want to make a difference to New Zealand’s tamariki, rangatahi, their whānau and the community? Join a great, supportive and fun team and grow your administration experience to new height in our Waikato Rural South site.
What you will do?
• Be responsible for all the administration needs of your Social Worker colleagues including assistance with financial plans for our tamariki and rangatahi
• Liaise with vendors, casual staff and other stakeholders
• Work with various cultural groups and people from different backgrounds
• Setting up board placements and providing resources with necessities
• Booking rooms, answering phones and assisting on the reception desk
• Organising welcomes for new comers and whānau as and when required
• Deal with critical scenarios in a calm, professional manner
What you will bring?
• Demonstrated work experience in administration
• Confidence and experience using Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel and Word
• Excellent attention to detail with effective organisation and prioritisation skills
• Initiative, a proactive approach and not afraid to ask questions
• Great relationship skills with the ability to work as part of a team and add support as and where needed
• Amazing verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt to your audience
• A positive outlook and supporting nature
• Basic accounting and numeracy skills
• An understanding of Te Reo would be an advantage
• A salary range between $43,291 – $55,023
• Flexible work opportunities
• A team who are passionate in what they do
• Regular, training, projects to get involved in and career development opportunities
• Rewarding and challenging work that truly makes a difference to the community
• Opportunities to work alongside various cultural groups, build your network and strengthen community relationships
• Support in learning Te Reo
Who are we?
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. We are a leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for all cultures.
What team you will work with?
Our Waikato Rural South site is soon moving to a new purpose-built base in Te Awamutu. We are a smaller site with 3 teams of social workers who cover the coastal communities, across to Cambridge and Tauwhare and inclusive of Te Awamutu, Otorohanga and Te Kuiti areas. Our team are organised and enjoy having fun but above all else are passionate about doing what’s right for our tamariki, rangatahi and community.
How to apply?
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 Terri Telford on email@example.com #LI-ORG
Hurry as applications close on the 26th of November 2019