Strengthening Families Coordinator
This position covers Tauranga Moana from Katikati to Otamarakau. It is based at Stand Children Services in Brookfield, Tauranga and works within the Stand Children Services kaupapa of A World Strong with Children.
This is a permanent position, coordinating and facilitating meetings for families, whanau and involving multiple agencies. It is a 20 hour per week job share position with an existing coordinator who also works 20 hours per week.
Applicants must have a good working knowledge of existing services available to families including community services, iwi social services, health, housing, justice and education. This position requires a strong understanding and respect of Tikanga Maori and how to reflect this within the Strengthening Families process.
It is desirable for applicants to hold a relevant tertiary qualification (Social work or similar), but not essential. An ability to manage complexity and work form a focus on safety and well being for the benefit of children,families and whanau is essential.
Applicants require strong verbal, written communication and reporting skills and an ability to relate to a wide diversity of people and situations.