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Experienced Community Social Worker

Advertiser: Wesley Community ActionMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 Jun 2019
Location
Wellington, Wellington Central
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Community Services & Development, Community Development

Experienced Community Social Worker

  • Part-time, 27 hours per week
  • Fixed-term locum position
  • July 19 - January 20

Wellington

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of older people?

We are looking for a 'roll your sleeves up and get going' person to help our Older Persons team during a period of staff leave. We support older people to live with safety and independence, free from abuse, and with meaningful lives in their community. You would join a Wellington wide team of professional and dedicated staff who have a reputation for being a leading edge provider of social services. The position is 27 hours per week for six months and will be based in Wellington.

Key attributes

Desirable experience:

  • Supporting vulnerable older people with cognitive impairment
  • Working with victims of suspected and confirmed abuse to support immediate and sustainable safety
  • Knowledge of the principles of strengths based practice and restorative justice
  • Working with mental health and addiction (desirable)
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary health environment
  • Relationship management and ability to establish and maintain multiple networks

They also include the following:

  • Social Worker or equivalent qualification or mature fourth year student/new graduate
  • Full clean driver's licence

For further information and an application pack, please contact: or contact: Isabel Macdonald on 04 805 0875 or by email: imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz

  • Part-time, 27 hours per week
  • Fixed-term locum position
  • July 19 - January 20

Wellington

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of older people?

We are looking for a 'roll your sleeves up and get going' person to help our Older Persons team during a period of staff leave. We support older people to live with safety and independence, free from abuse, and with meaningful lives in their community. You would join a Wellington wide team of professional and dedicated staff who have a reputation for being a leading edge provider of social services. The position is 27 hours per week for six months and will be based in Wellington.

Key attributes

Desirable experience:

  • Supporting vulnerable older people with cognitive impairment
  • Working with victims of suspected and confirmed abuse to support immediate and sustainable safety
  • Knowledge of the principles of strengths based practice and restorative justice
  • Working with mental health and addiction (desirable)
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary health environment
  • Relationship management and ability to establish and maintain multiple networks

They also include the following:

  • Social Worker or equivalent qualification or mature fourth year student/new graduate
  • Full clean driver's licence

For further information and an application pack, please contact: or contact: Isabel Macdonald on 04 805 0875 or by email: imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz

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