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Social Worker - Napier


This employer is looking for an amazing person to help make a difference for the most vulnerable Rangatahi. Currently doing 4 day work weeks (get paid for 5).

About the organisation

  • Values based organisation with a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Provide support 5-7 Rangatahi in Hawke’s Bay
  • Utilising the well known “Teaching Family Model” (TFM) approach.

About the job

  • Work alongside a small and supportive team based in Napier CBD.
  • Provide support to the Practice Leader, working alongside caregivers/foster parents of Rangatahi.
  • Support vulnerable Rangatahi and guide them through trauma or crisis and support their relationships with Whānau.
  • Write accurate and efficient reports on a weekly basis and keep care plans up to date.

About you

  • Registered Social Worker.
  • Passionate about working with Rangatahi dealing with complex situations.
  • Genuinely understanding and non-judgemental of challenging behaviours.
  • A calm and patient person with the ability to relate to Rangatahi.
  • Able to easily engage with Whānau Māori and Pacifica.
  • Strong professional boundaries.

What's in it for you

  • Remuneration based on new pay equity rates - up to $102k per annum.
  • Excellent induction programme including online training modules and a “buddy” system.
  • Supportive team members who will provide coaching and guidance.
  • Genuinely flexible working hours, currently trialling a 4 day work week (paid for 5).
  • Administrative support - unusual in a role like this!
  • Pool car available during work hours and for the commute to and from work, including incidental private use.

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Job listing published:
September 17, 2023

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