Company Open Home Foundation
Location Manawatu, Manawatu / Wanganui
Listed Fri 9 Feb, 1:39 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference #FPSWMAN
Foster Parent Social Worker
Full Time - 40 Hours - Manawatu
“Supporting Families Caring for Children”

The Manawatu Service Centre is focusing on developing its work with children and young people who need therapeutic foster placements. We will be presenting Open Home Foundation’s new foster parent training, focusing on trauma informed care to build networks of support around the children we care for.
The foster parent social worker position is central to our ambitious plans for children. You will be responsible for leading a programme of recruitment, training and support for foster parents, working in partnership with our care and protection social workers. If you are interested in joining the team we are building, we are keen to hear from you.

OHF is committed to mobilising the mainstream Christian community to serve Tamariki and Whanau in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The successful applicant will have:

Registration with SWRB or in process of registering
Good knowledge of The Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 and its Family Court processes
An in-depth understanding of how the role recognises the special relationship between Maori and Tauiwi
A passion for care that meets the trauma needs of children 

Download Application Form, Mission and Vision Statement and Position Description here:
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Send CV and completed Application Form to:
Open Home Foundation
p. 06 358 4024