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Company Anglican Care Waiapu
Location Tararua, Manawatu / Wanganui
Listed Wed 4 Apr, 1:43 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference Social Worker scho
Anglican Care Waiapu is committed to supporting our most vulnerable children, young people, families/whanau and elderly; partnering with them to achieve positive outcomes. We recognise and acknowledge Te Tiriti o Waitangi which invites us into a covenant relationship with Maori of mutual respect, support and dialogue.

Tararua Family Services is a community social service agency that provides a range of strengths-based child and family services in the Tararua Region. We have developed a strong reputation of delivering effective and professional social services including social work, counselling, SWIS and group programmes while promoting our distinct Christian character and values. Our primary goal is to assist people to take positive action in their lives by providing expertise, support, resources and information.

We are looking to employ a full-time qualified Social Worker in Schools (SWIS) for Dannevirke and Norsewood. This is an exciting opportunity to provide early intervention and preventative social work services to children and their families using a strengths-based approach.

Each day you will be faced with the challenge of utilising your knowledge, skill and networks to produce the best possible outcomes for families and students. You will be well supported by clinical supervision, ongoing training and a professional congenial and responsive team environment.

Key Requirements:
  • Registered Social Worker or working
towards registration.
  • Proven ability of working closely with
families and the community to
improve education, health and well
being outcomes for children in
  • Sound knowledge of the services
available in the community.
  • Excellent written and oral
communication skills, sound
computer literacy skills.
  • Strong communication and
relationship management skills.
  • Experience working in a bicultural
and/or multi-cultural context.
  • Able to champion the special
character of Anglican Care Waiapu.

The successful candidate will have strong professional ethics, a commitment to excellent social work practice and a drive to make a difference to the families and community in the Tararua region. If this sounds like you – we want to hear from you!

For Position Description and Application form email the Manager, Peter Barton:
Applications close 5pm, Friday 21 April 2018

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

All shortlisted applicants will be rigorously vetted in accordance with the Vulnerable Children’s Act.

Anglican Care Waiapu is the social services arm of Anglican Diocese of Waiapu, providing faith based services to children, young people families/whanau and elderly throughout the Hawkes Bay, Bay of Plenty and Eastland. The successful applicant will need to have the ability to foster an environment reflective of the special character and values of Anglican Care Waiapu.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.