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Kaimanaaki Whānau Worker

Advertiser: BarnardosMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
5 Jun 2019
Location
Auckland, Manukau & East Auckland
Salary
$55,000 - $59,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Kaimanaaki Whānau Worker

About the role

Te Korowai Mokopuna project is a partnership between Barnardos New Zealand and Save the Children New Zealand.

We have established Family Centres attached to Barnardos early learning centres.

The Family Centres have been set up to advocate for positive change at an individual and community level by making health, education and social services more accessible and less stigmatised for vulnerable children and their whānau.

By providing responsive wraparound support and outreach with social, educational and health issues that arise, the project will ensure that children living in vulnerable families have their needs met, are able to participate in their local community and ultimately, reach their potential.

Duties

  • Attract and coordinate support services in to the Family Centres.
  • Work within the local community to understand its needs and wishes and work with others to address these.
  • Access internal and external resources to link the families to ensure the provision of wraparound services.
  • Stay connected to the families involved to ensure a seamless service provision.

    Skills and experience

    • A relevant qualification in Social Work, Counselling, Community Development or Social Services is preferred
    • Experience engaging and working with Māori and Pasifika families to achieve positive outcomes
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team using your excellent communication, resilience, and flexibility
    • Unrestricted driver's license

    Benefits 

    This is your chance to make a real and positive difference for children and their families.

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

    About Barnardos

    Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity.  Every year our services and people make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, young people and their families. 

    We believe that through our collective commitment, talents and efforts we are working hard to create an Aotearoa New Zealand where every child has the opportunity to, in their own unique way, shine bright.

    With your help we can do even more.

    The role of Kaimanaaki Whānau Worker sits within Barnardos Child & Family Services.

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

    For more information please contact Lesley Macken -  Lesley.macken@barnardos.org.nz, 09 625 3687

    Applications close 19 June 2019
     

    Please only apply if you are elligible to work in New Zealand

     

    About the role

    Te Korowai Mokopuna project is a partnership between Barnardos New Zealand and Save the Children New Zealand.

    We have established Family Centres attached to Barnardos early learning centres.

    The Family Centres have been set up to advocate for positive change at an individual and community level by making health, education and social services more accessible and less stigmatised for vulnerable children and their whānau.

    By providing responsive wraparound support and outreach with social, educational and health issues that arise, the project will ensure that children living in vulnerable families have their needs met, are able to participate in their local community and ultimately, reach their potential.

    Duties

    • Attract and coordinate support services in to the Family Centres.
    • Work within the local community to understand its needs and wishes and work with others to address these.
    • Access internal and external resources to link the families to ensure the provision of wraparound services.
    • Stay connected to the families involved to ensure a seamless service provision.

      Skills and experience

      • A relevant qualification in Social Work, Counselling, Community Development or Social Services is preferred
      • Experience engaging and working with Māori and Pasifika families to achieve positive outcomes
      • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team using your excellent communication, resilience, and flexibility
      • Unrestricted driver's license

      Benefits 

      This is your chance to make a real and positive difference for children and their families.

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

      About Barnardos

      Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity.  Every year our services and people make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, young people and their families. 

      We believe that through our collective commitment, talents and efforts we are working hard to create an Aotearoa New Zealand where every child has the opportunity to, in their own unique way, shine bright.

      With your help we can do even more.

      The role of Kaimanaaki Whānau Worker sits within Barnardos Child & Family Services.

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

      For more information please contact Lesley Macken -  Lesley.macken@barnardos.org.nz, 09 625 3687

      Applications close 19 June 2019
       

      Please only apply if you are elligible 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?
      • Have you completed a qualification in community services?
      • Do you have experience working with children?

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