Whanau/ Social Worker
Full time permanent opportunity
Make your community a better place
The company and opportunity;This is an exciting permanent Social Worker opportunity. This is a full-time Monday to Friday role and would suit a new grad, or a person in their first few years of your Social Work career, this role would be perfect for you! Knowledge of Maori customs and ideologies is essential for this role, and if you can speak Te Reo Māori, even better;The role, in a nut shell;Some of your key areas of responsibility will include;Clients/Whanau receive a high-quality service appropriate to their cultural, health and social needs and from a strengths-based perspective;To assist families with young children to access a comprehensive range of welfare, health and education, and other necessary services in accordance to need;Provide intensive home visiting and work with families with the greatest needs to build their strength and capacity to ensure that their children have the best possible start in life;Work with Whanau to ensure babies receive well-child services and access to primary health care;Facilitate enrolment into a licensed early childhood education centre for children aged over 18 months;Undertake weekly supervision to ensure client / worker safety, professional practices and boundaries are maintained;All required records are maintained and accurately completed;Appropriate organisational and self-management skills are utilised to ensure an efficient, timely, effective and professional service;To be successful in this role;Social Work Qualification / Bachelors / Certification in Social Work (Level 6);Currently registered with SWRB or plan including timeframes to gain registration;Knowledge of Maori customs and ideologies is essential / Ability to understand basic Te Reo;Passionate about working with people from a multicultural society;Proven understanding of Social Work practices;You must be compassionate and have the client and whanau's best interests at heart;Clean criminal record;Permanent NZ residency or citizenship;NZ full driver’s license;What's in it for you?;There are many benefits to this role, including location, salary, a very supportive manager, flexibility, and the opportunity to gain great experience and growth. If this role sounds like you, please apply now!