Part-Time Social Worker
We value our staff as much as our clients
Are you passionate about your work as a Social Worker and keen on working with the community for an NGO dedicated to enhancing the lives of children, adults family and whanau? Are you flexible, professional and keen to be part of a diverse team?
If you are, Family Works may have the position for you!
Family Works is one of the largest NGOs providing integrated social services for the whole community. We provide a range of services to families and communities including social work, counselling, mediation, mentoring and parenting support.
We are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join our team based in South Wairarapa. A key part of the role will be to support the delivery of our Safety Programs for adults and children who have experienced Family Violence. We can offer a great training package and professional support within a diverse team dedicated to promoting children’s wellbeing.
The successful applicant will have:
Excellent local community links and knowledge
Ability to work competently and meet cultural needs, for example having an understanding of tikanga Maori
Social work Registration or actively working towards this.
Flexible safe and creative approaches in supporting vulnerable children and whanau.
Sound knowledge and experience of working with family violence and child protection.
Strong organisational skills and IT competence
Experience of working directly with children and young people
It is important that you are someone who aligns to the mission and values of the organisation.
This is a part time 24hour/week permanent position based primarily in South Wairarapa.
Only those with the legal right to work in NZ may apply.
Candidates should expect to undergo police vetting for these roles and Family Works may need to contact our key stakeholders such as Ministry of Social Development or Ministry of Justice to ensure that there is no conflict of interest between the candidate and the organisation.
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