Social Worker - Whanganui - Full time
Family Works is one of the largest NGOs providing integrated social services for the whole community. Family Works provides a range of services to families and communities including needs assessments, social work, counselling and therapy and a range of life-skills and parenting courses.
About the role
At Family Works, we value compassion, dedication, and the drive to do right by children and families/whanau. Our family works services provide the following social work programmes:
This full-time role is based at our office in Whanganui. You will be joining a dedicated team of eight providing services across the Whanganui region. In this busy role, you will be responsible for providing social work services and group facilitation to a range of clients.
An eclectic knowledge when applying therapeutic and crisis intervention is also a component of this work. You need to be prepared to travel into the community and homes of our clients when required.
What’s in it for me?
Family Works offers a range of professional development opportunities, including training and development in mediation and group facilitation, and clinical supervision for other professionals.
We also offer:
You will be an empathetic person with a passion for helping children and whānau. Your approach to your work will be with kindness, logic and above all, the drive to do right by the child.
Previous experience working in culturally diverse environments is preferred but not essential, we can provide training and development to understand and build appropriate skills and knowledge to work with a variety of difference communities.
You must have a genuine passion and previous experience of working with children and domestic and family violence.
You will also:
How to apply:
PLEASE APPLY VIA OUR WEBSITE https://psc.qjumpersjobs.co/
To discuss the role or for more information get in touch with Raewyn Anderson 06 345 6681 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will be interviewing shortlisted applications as they are received and therefore, be an early applicant to ensure you are considered at the soonest opportunity.
Please note: please apply only if you have the legal right to work in New Zealand
Closing Date for Applications is 15th of October 2022