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Social Work Resource Assistant

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Job Category:
Social, welfare & community
Auckland - Manurewa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Social Work Resource Assistant


Ministry for Children, Oranga Tamariki

Social Work Resource Assistant – Manurewa, Auckland

Permanent, Full time


Be part of a supportive team who are fully committed to achieving positive outcomes for young people, whanau and the community.


This is an active and varied role suited to an experienced and professional administrator.  Working under the supervision and guidance of a Supervisor, you will be responsible for a broad range of duties including managing the administrative tasks for Family Group Conferences.


This may include gathering appropriate information to clients and colleagues, providing case management assistance to the social work team, assisting in managing client financial plans, maintaining reports, and keeping updated records on our information systems database.


We offer:

  • a salary between $37,722 - $49,153  (in line with skills and experience)
  • a challenging, fascinating and rewarding career
  • on-going training and supervision
  • the chance to make a difference.


You need:

  • office administration and customer service experience
  • good computer skills and at least intermediate level ability  in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • to be great at building relationships and providing a service to members of the public
  • strong written and verbal communication skills
  • to be a supportive, team player with a flexible, can-do approach
  • a full clean driver's licence
  • New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency at the time of application.


Come and join our journey. Help us, help children and young people.


How to apply


Internal Oranga Tamariki Employees – please apply through your MyHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your MyHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description. 


Please review the below link to the job description, if you have any further questions please contact Mark on


Applications close:   28th of May 2018

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