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Company Open Home Foundation
Location Grey, West Coast
Listed Fri 6 Apr, 2:16 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference PSWGM
Permanency Social Worker
Full Time Hours Negotiable - Greymouth
“Supporting Families Caring for Children”

Are you looking for an exciting new practice opportunity? The Open Home Foundation is currently seeking an experienced Social Worker to join a national team. The successful applicant will be based in Greymouth. The focus of this position is to advise and support caregivers as they create permanent homes for the children and young people in their care.
This is a rewarding and satisfying role for someone who is skilled in; advocacy, advising, relationship building, and who relishes self-managing roles whilst still being part of a wider team.
If you are someone who enjoys journeying with people and have a passion to see families and children well-supported, then this may well be the position for you. Hours are negotiable.

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

The successful applicant will have:
A Social Workers Registration Board recognised Social Work Qualification
Knowledge and experience in Care and Protection Social Work
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

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. 06 952 5410

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