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Social Worker

Advertiser: BarnardosMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Feb 2019
Location
Waikato, Hamilton
Salary
$45,000 - $59,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Social Worker

As a family support Social Worker you will work directly with children and families in their own environment to help develop resiliency, reinforce positive parenting, and assist children and families to access community resources. The position is based in Barnardos Waikato office.

Responsibilities

  • Work with children and families using your wide range of social work skills and strategies
  • Collaborate with families and whanau to assess the needs of children and tamariki 
  • Create and monitor action plans using appropriate interventions and the resources available to assist the client family
  • Contribute to the development of group programmes and deliver them to children and families to reinforce this one-to-one work
  • Support families to use their strengths, support networks, and resources independently to develop greater resiliency and maintain a positive and safe environment for their children and family within their community 

Skills and Experience

  • Registration with SWRB or eligibility to register
  • Experience of working with children and families
  • Proven ability to complete complex child and parenting case assessments and case work
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience in Family Court work and effective report writing skills
  • Knowledge of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • A current clean driver's licence

Some of our work can be quite challenging so you will be a resilient and flexible person with a positive attitude. You will be working with a small, committed team of social workers who are passionate about working for Kiwi kids.

Benefits and perks

  • Family friendly organisation with flexible working
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleague

About Barnardos

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. 

We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

With your help, we can do even more.

To view the position description please visit - https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us/

This sits within the Barnardos Child & Family Social Worker job family.

For more information please contact Gillian Murdoch gillian.murdoch@barnardos.org.nz

Applications close Sunday 24 February 2019

Please only apply for this role if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

 

 

As a family support Social Worker you will work directly with children and families in their own environment to help develop resiliency, reinforce positive parenting, and assist children and families to access community resources. The position is based in Barnardos Waikato office.

Responsibilities

  • Work with children and families using your wide range of social work skills and strategies
  • Collaborate with families and whanau to assess the needs of children and tamariki 
  • Create and monitor action plans using appropriate interventions and the resources available to assist the client family
  • Contribute to the development of group programmes and deliver them to children and families to reinforce this one-to-one work
  • Support families to use their strengths, support networks, and resources independently to develop greater resiliency and maintain a positive and safe environment for their children and family within their community 

Skills and Experience

  • Registration with SWRB or eligibility to register
  • Experience of working with children and families
  • Proven ability to complete complex child and parenting case assessments and case work
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience in Family Court work and effective report writing skills
  • Knowledge of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • A current clean driver's licence

Some of our work can be quite challenging so you will be a resilient and flexible person with a positive attitude. You will be working with a small, committed team of social workers who are passionate about working for Kiwi kids.

Benefits and perks

  • Family friendly organisation with flexible working
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleague

About Barnardos

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. 

We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

With your help, we can do even more.

To view the position description please visit - https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us/

This sits within the Barnardos Child & Family Social Worker job family.

For more information please contact Gillian Murdoch gillian.murdoch@barnardos.org.nz

Applications close Sunday 24 February 2019

Please only apply for this role if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

 

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a social worker?

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