Social Worker at Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- $56,100 - $102,000 per annum, dependent on experience
- Mangere Location
- Permanent Opportunity
About us | Mō mātou
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do. In our work, we aim to demonstrate these values:
- We put Tamariki first
- We believe Aroha is vital
- We respect the Mana of people
- We are Tika and Pono
- We value Whakapapa
- We recognise that Oranga is a journey
Our purpose is to ensure that all tamariki are in loving whānau and communities where oranga tamariki can be realised. We believe that by getting involved early in their lives and showing love and care, we give children the best chance of growing into happy thriving New Zealanders.
About the role | Mō te tūnga
In this role, you will be delivering high-level evidence based and quality social work services where you will be working in partnership with tamariki, their families along with external agencies and communities. You will be providing assessment and establishing programmes to identify the best outcomes for all stakeholders.
Our team of practitioners are a tight knit group who work closely together in supporting Oranga Tamariki in delivering positive outcomes for tamariki and rangatahi.
What you will bring | Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu
Key requirements of the role include:
- A recognised Social Worker qualification by the Social Worker Registration Board
- Full registration with New Zealand's Social Worker Registration Board
- To demonstrate resilience, critical thinking and problem-solving techniques
- To uphold the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
- To have a good understanding of section 7(AA) of The Oranga Tamariki Act
- A valid and clean New Zealand's drivers' licence
What's in it for you | Nōu te rourou
We offer a vibrant and supportive team, flexible work options and a genuine commitment to wellbeing. We offer significant training and professional development so that you can thrive and grow. We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.
Here are some of the things our staff have had to say about working at Oranga Tamariki:
"It's about respect, being in our community both Māori and Pakeha"
"I like being able to have a discussion with peers and Supervisors and being open to talk about difficulties and how to improve practice"
"I thrive on having open conversations, trust in my colleagues, sharing ideas and knowing what my role is and the expectations of my role"
"I like the fact that we work together with community groups and we can bring ideas to the table"
How to Apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono
Apply online with your CV and Covering Letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee, please register or log in using your Oranga Tamariki e-mail address. If you have any questions about role, please contact alexandra.vetrov@OT.govt.nz
Applications close: 22 April 2021
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Social, welfare & community|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
|File links:||Social Worker PD.pdf|
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