Kairuruku - Social Worker/Counsellor
Permanent - Full Time
A Little Bit About The Company
We are delighted to be working with this kaupapa Māori (Māori centric) based not-for-profit Organisation to support whanau in the local community.
So, who are you?
Top attributes they are looking for are
kaupapa Māori & passion for community involvement
Honesty & Integrity
Self-motivated, flexible & mature Experience required for this role
Under Graduate qualification relevant for the position which may include, Social Work, Counselling, or similar is desirable
Member of relevant professional body or working towards that
Experience and knowledge about strengths based child protection practice preferred Some More Information About The Role
Working as part of a team, the Kairuruku / Social Practice Worker will support individuals and whanau in line with current child protection legislation and use their social work, counselling or other professional skills within a strengths-based, multi-systemic approach. The support to whanau may be carried out at the offices of the Organisation, in whanau homes or other settings as appropriate. Kairuruku / Social Practice Workers will engage with individuals, children (0-17) and their whanau who are experiencing significant challenges that impact adversely on the children and/or whanau, and work with them towards achieving positive outcomes. Social Practice Worker also provide Family Violence prevention through the Oranga Tamariki, Family Court, Family Violence Court, other sources. The duties and tasks may include undertaking assessments, developing and case managing plans with clients, customizing resources and support for people, providing social work, counselling or other support services to individuals and whanau, facilitating Programmes, and carrying out evaluations during and following the completion of work.
Working with individuals, children and family - Works with individuals, children and whanau utilising a range of counselling, social work, and support within the plan set out by whanau, Iwi, Hapu and government agency.
Client Advocacy - Supports individuals and whanau to advocate on their own behalf.
Networking - Builds constructive relationships with key agencies and service providers. Please note this role is only suitable for someone with permanent residency or NZ citizenship. Candidates also require a clean, full driver’s license and must pass a Police Vetting & MSD Check to comply with the Vulnerable Children Act.Please apply, or if you require a confidential chat feel free to get in touch with Morgan on
Kaupapa Māori (Māori centric) based not-for-profit Organisation
Work with individuals, children and family