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Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator

Advertiser: BarnardosMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
9 Jul 2019
Location
Taranaki, New Plymouth
Salary
$55,000 - $59,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator

About the role:

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education deliver the intensive wraparound service which works with children/young people who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment).  You will be working with the child/young person and family/whanau to engage them in the IWS process and support them in the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This a full-time permanent role working throughout  Taranaki but based in our New Plymouth office.  It can be challenging work but is also extremely rewarding.  It's a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids.

Duties

  • To orient the children/young people and family/ whānau to the wraparound process, provide co-ordination of key team members, play an active part in the development of a plan with agreed outcomes for the family/whānau, and to monitor and record the progress of these outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with the family/ whānau, Ministry of Education Learning Support and other agencies to ensure a coordinated wraparound service.
  • Produce timely and accurate documentation to support the Intensive Wraparound Service’s requirements.

Skills and experience

  • a tertiary qualification in social work or other relevant qualification
  • proven experience working with children/young people families/whanau and Maori and Pacific communities
  • to value diversity and encourage it in others, especially when working with children/young people with high and complex needs and their families
  • the ability to work autonomously and manage competing priorities
  • excellent communication, organisation and meeting facilitation skills
  • the ability to build strong professional relationships and champion the perspective of the child/young person and their family through the IWS process
  • resilience and a clear understanding of your own self-care needs and when to practice them
  • a clean, unrestricted driver’s licence (travel across the region will be required)

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 are deeply committed to the Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principles it represents — it is an essential part of who we are and the work we do.

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.

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

For more information please contact john.parry@barnardos.org.nz or phone (06 968 8536) or  lisa.parker@education.govt.nz or phone (06 757 6409)



Applications close Wednesday 24 July 2019 

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

 

About the role:

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education deliver the intensive wraparound service which works with children/young people who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment).  You will be working with the child/young person and family/whanau to engage them in the IWS process and support them in the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This a full-time permanent role working throughout  Taranaki but based in our New Plymouth office.  It can be challenging work but is also extremely rewarding.  It's a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids.

Duties

  • To orient the children/young people and family/ whānau to the wraparound process, provide co-ordination of key team members, play an active part in the development of a plan with agreed outcomes for the family/whānau, and to monitor and record the progress of these outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with the family/ whānau, Ministry of Education Learning Support and other agencies to ensure a coordinated wraparound service.
  • Produce timely and accurate documentation to support the Intensive Wraparound Service’s requirements.

Skills and experience

  • a tertiary qualification in social work or other relevant qualification
  • proven experience working with children/young people families/whanau and Maori and Pacific communities
  • to value diversity and encourage it in others, especially when working with children/young people with high and complex needs and their families
  • the ability to work autonomously and manage competing priorities
  • excellent communication, organisation and meeting facilitation skills
  • the ability to build strong professional relationships and champion the perspective of the child/young person and their family through the IWS process
  • resilience and a clear understanding of your own self-care needs and when to practice them
  • a clean, unrestricted driver’s licence (travel across the region will be required)

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 are deeply committed to the Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principles it represents — it is an essential part of who we are and the work we do.

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.

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

For more information please contact john.parry@barnardos.org.nz or phone (06 968 8536) or  lisa.parker@education.govt.nz or phone (06 757 6409)



Applications close Wednesday 24 July 2019 

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

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • How many years' experience do you have as a facilitator?
  • Have you completed a qualification in community services?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • Do you have experience working with children?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a social worker?

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