Whānau Worker - Dunedin
We are currently seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic Whānau Worker to join our Family Start team in Dunedin. We are looking for someone who has experience in working with tamariki and whānau and who will share our passion for ensuring tamariki are safe and whānau are supported.
The position is 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday.
The ideal candidate will need to have:
A tertiary qualification in one of Social Work, Early Childhood Education or Health field
Knowledge of parenting and child development
An understanding of Care and Protection principles and the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
Good knowledge of community resources and an ability to develop networks, particularly in the Maori and Pacific Island communities
Experience working with whānau who need support with complex and often stressful situations
Sound computer and database skills
Current driver licence
If you are interested in being part of a great team, we would love to hear from you. Apply via seek with your CV and cover letter outlining why you are the person for the role.
Applications close 1pm on Thursday, 30 May.