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Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator

Advertiser: BarnardosMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
2 Sept 2019
Location
Hawkes Bay, Napier
Salary
$50,000 - $59,999 per annum
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator

About the role

  • This role could also be based in Gisborne

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education deliver the Intensive Wraparound Service which works with students who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment).  You will be working with the student and family/whānau to engage them in the IWS process and support them and the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This can be a challenging role but it can also be 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 students 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 groups 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, families/whānau and Maori and Pacific communities
  • to value diversity and encourage it in others, especially when working with children 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 student 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)

Benefits

  • Family friendly organisation
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleagues

About the organisation

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.

With your help, we can do even more.

The role of Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator sits within the Barnardos Child & Family Practitioner job family.

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

For more information please email Dianne.saunders@barnardos.org.nz

Applications close 13th September 2019
Please only apply if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

About the role

  • This role could also be based in Gisborne

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education deliver the Intensive Wraparound Service which works with students who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment).  You will be working with the student and family/whānau to engage them in the IWS process and support them and the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This can be a challenging role but it can also be 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 students 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 groups 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, families/whānau and Maori and Pacific communities
  • to value diversity and encourage it in others, especially when working with children 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 student 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)

Benefits

  • Family friendly organisation
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleagues

About the organisation

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.

With your help, we can do even more.

The role of Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator sits within the Barnardos Child & Family Practitioner job family.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Have you completed a qualification in community services?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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