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Social Worker - Grey Lynn

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Job Category:
Social, welfare & community
Auckland - Auckland Central
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
File Attachment:
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Job Description

Social Worker - Grey Lynn


  • Central Auckland opportunity
  • Permanent, 40 hours per week.
  • Focus on  children and young people in NZ


Join our Auckland team – this site has a passion for getting things right for its children, young people and community. You can be part of a positive and supportive team with heart, and help children and young people be safe, strong and thrive.



Using the latest strengths based practice tools and assessment frameworks; you will work hard to get quality outcomes for tamariki, rangitahi, whanau and the community. A big part of your day will be meeting with children and young people and ensuring their voices are heard, completing assessments, creating plans, participating in family group conferences and partnering with other agencies and the community to get the best outcomes. Your tenacity to overcome everyday barriers and ability to drive positive outcomes will put you in good stead for this challenging yet hugely rewarding role.




We can offer you:


• a salary between $39,723 - $72,301

• a challenging, fascinating and rewarding career
• on-going training and regular supervision
• commitment to the highest standards of strengths-based social work



Preference is given to those who have:

• ability to quickly build rapport with tamariki and rangitahi
• great written and verbal communication skills
• resilient, motivated and driven character
• flexibility to work after hours duty roster
• good computer navigation and typing skills
• full clean valid driver's licence without conditions.


You must have a Social Work Qualification recognised by the New Zealand Social Work Registration Board (SWRB) or full registration with SWRB and a current Annual Practising Certificate (APC). 

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How to apply



Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. Only online applications will be accepted.  Your cover letter is an important part of our shortlisting process. Please outline why you want to be a case manager and how your skills and experience relate to the key accountabilities of the role.

Please note: If you currently work for Oranga Tamariki you will need to apply through your myHR careers portal at work so your application connects to your employee record.


Applications close:   Monday the 23rd of April 2018.

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