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Community Social Worker, New Plymouth

Pou Māia; Intensive Family Service Social Worker

New Plymouth, New Zealand

Reference: 5464535

He karanga mōu kia mauri ora ai te ao o ā tātou tamariki me ō rātou whānau.

A call to you to help create a world where children and their families are valued and thrive

Stand Tū Māia are calling for applications from people committed to restoring and preserving tamariki and whānau wellness who can bring:

  • Commitment to biculturalism and the promise of equity laid down by Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Demonstrated ability to deeply engage, walk alongside and offer consistent kindness to tamariki and whānau
  • An understanding of therapeutic social work, systems theory and the impacts of relational trauma
  • Consistent attention to safety and wellbeing which underpins all aspects of practice.
  • Familiarity with child development and the importance of healthy attachment
  • Be open to understanding and valuing Te Ao Māori
  • Belief in the importance of partnership
  • Commitment to professional supervision
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Ability to work independently utilising tools and theories to inform practice
  • A high standard of literacy demonstrated in case recording, assessment, analysis and child and family plan documentation
  • Full driver's licence
  • Full Social Work Registration and current practicing certificate

For further information prior to application, please feel free to contact Team Leader, Gerard Boot on 0272208525


Applications Close: 14 May 2021