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16 Sep 2020

Full-Time Experienced Community Social Worker 0.8 FTE Porirua

Wesley Community Action –  Porirua, Wellington

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of kaumatua and toeaina?

We are looking for a person to join our Older Persons Team to support older people to live in their community with safety and independence, free from abuse, and with meaningful lives. You will join a dedicated and professional staff in an organisation with a reputation for being a leading-edge provider of social services. The position will be based in Porirua.

You will bring experience and understanding to:
• Pacifica and Maori care for toeaina and kaumatua in their communities
• Working in a Te Tiriti o Waitangi responsive organisation
• Supporting older people with cognitive impairment and other long-term conditions.
• Working to end instances of elder harm
• The principles of strengths-based practice and restorative justice
• Working within a multi-disciplinary health environment
• Working with mental health and addiction

You will have:
• A social work qualification and registration.
• Outstanding relationship management and networking skills
• A can-do attitude, and able to work with a high degree of autonomy
• A full New Zealand drivers licence

The salary scale is $45,955 to $56,000.

Job Expired October 16, 2020

Job Category: Children, Youth and Family Services. Job Type: Full-Time. Job Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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