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Ko mātou tēnei I This is Us

We believe that everyone should be able to actively contribute to their community and thrive. We are a not-for-profit organisation, stretching from Taupo to Whangarei, that provides access to critical health and social services. We are renowned for our core services Enliven, Family Works, Lifeline and Shine.

Everything we do is informed by our purpose to enable our clients to have a better life; and our values of Hope, Trust & Integrity, Compassion, Partnership, Tangata Whenua.

Family Works Northern is a champion for children, providing professional counselling and social work in communities and schools and delivering programmes that bring about lasting change.

Te Kowhiringa I The Opportunity

On a day to day basis, you will be working in a local school/s setting, working with a case load of families, providing early intervention and preventive social work services to vulnerable children and teens; and their whanau. This includes individual and group... work, and using our strengths-based, multi-systemic approach to encourage positive and lasting change.

Ngā pūkenga kei a koe I Your Skills and Experience

To be successful as a Social Worker in Schools (SWIS) you will have a professional, warm and engaging nature; and have / be:
• A tertiary level degree, majoring / specialised in Social Work
• Registration with the Social Workers Registration Board
• Full, clean NZ driver licence, and a reliable vehicle
• Experience working as a Social Worker
• Advanced interpersonal skills, including ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with clients, their families, the local school and your colleagues
• Excellent ability to maintain professional boundaries, meet KPI's and adhere to practice requirements
• Confident, working knowledge of Tikanga Maori; and commitment to working with Tangata Whenua
• Experience working with children in a school setting would be a distinct advantage

Diversity & Inclusion at PSN

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work place where you can look forward to coming to work, feeling included and valued for your contribution. Examples of our commitment, include that we are an accredited dementia friendly organisation, a domestic violence free employer, a member of Diversity Works NZ; and a member of the Pride Pledge.

Ngā āhuatanga hirahira o te mahi nei I Highlights of Working with Us

Our people are critical to our success. Part of working with our team means you will have access to:
• Professional external supervision and ongoing professional development
• Counselling and support through our Employee Assistance programmes
• Wellbeing support and resources for you and your family
• A discount to Southern Cross medical insurance
• Discounts for a range of services and product, through our BOOST programme
• A reward each time you successfully refer a friend or family to work for PSN
• Formal recognition for your service from 5 years of service
• Kiwi saver contribution in addition to your base salary
• Apply to purchase up to 10 additional days of annual leave each year
• Be recognised through our Spirt of PSN employee recognition scheme

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions or would like a copy of the Role Profile.

To check out our Careers page, please copy and paste https://careers.psn.org.nz/ into your browser to learn more about us and working here, including other exciting opportunities with us.

E hika ma, Tono a mai! (What are you waiting for )… join our team and be part of the solution
Hamilton New Zealand


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