Supervisor Social Worker - Intake and Early Assessment Greymouth Are you looking for a challenge and to take the next step in your career? Our Greymouth site are looking for a Supervisor Social Worker to join the Intake and Early Assessment team. You will be working with, and leading a dedicated and supportive team. If you are an experienced practitioner with well developed leadership skills, we would like to hear from you! Permanent On-going coaching, support, and professional development Enhanced annual leave Wellness benefits Support in learning Te Reo Competitive salary up to $105,676.00
Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children, currently have an opportunity for a Supervisor Social Worker to join our Intake and Early Assessment team in Greymouth.
In this role, you will be working in partnership with a team of Social Workers and other stakeholders including wh?nau and iwi. You will be part of a team who makes bold and courageous decisions to protect our tamariki and rangatahi. As a Supervisor you will uphold best practices and... adhere to providing the best possible care and delivery of services. You will also need to portray strong professional ethics and a holistic approach that is client-centred and strengths-based.
With well-developed leadership skills, you will be supporting the team to work creatively and constructively with our clients and stakeholders to address individual and social needs. Working through complex information to ensure trusted decisions are made will also be part of your responsibilities.
To be successful in this position, you will need to display a caring, friendly demeanour and be a real team player with an open-minded approach.
You will be a part of something bigger, carrying out meaningful work and making a difference to the lives of our tamariki and their wh?nau.
Our belief is that in the right environment, with the right people surrounding and nurturing them, any child can and should flourish.
Why Oranga Tamariki is a great place to work: We are proud to have a negative Gender Pay Gap average and have a workforce that is 74.9% female (2020).
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Here's why some of our staff love working for OT: "I enjoy what Oranga Tamariki stand for, Tika and Pono is important to me" "It's about respect, being in our community both M?ori and Pakeha" "I like being able to have a discussion with peers and Supervisors and being open to talk about difficulties and how to improve practice" "I thrive on having open conversations, trust in my colleagues, sharing ideas and knowing what my role is and the expectations of my role" "I like the fact that we work together with community groups and we can bring ideas to the table"
Key attributes to be considered but not limited to, will include: A recognised Social Work qualification by the Social Worker Registration Board Registration (or able to apply) with New Zealand's Social Worker Registration Board Demonstrated resilience, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills Upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and demonstrating this in practice Having a good understanding of section 7(AA) of The Oranga Tamariki Act Well-developed written and verbal communication skills A valid and clean New Zealand's drivers' licence.
What we are offering: A competitive salary in line with Oranga Tamariki's remuneration range, between $81,820.00 - $105,676.00 Commitment to the highest standards of strengths-based social work practice On-going professional development Excellent benefits -
We offer a vibrant and supportive team, flexible working options and a genuine commitment to wellbeing. We offer significant training and professional development so that you can thrive and grow. We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.
Oranga Tamariki is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.
How to apply:
Apply online with your CV and Cover Letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please ensure you register or login using your work email address. For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site, please do not email through applications and/or CVs. If you have any questions about the role, please contact [email protected]
Applications close on 31 May 2021 Greymouth New Zealand
Supervisor Social Worker - Intake and Early Assessment Greymouth Oranga TamarikiMinistry for Children Greymouth