Full Time/Part Time Social Worker | Balclutha

Kia ora

Excellent working conditions, fantastic team, and interesting work

About us

Our awesome team works hard every day with Otago whānau to make change that inspires hope for a better future.

  • We have been providing social services in Otago for over 50 years
  • The safety and wellbeing of tamariki are our priority

There are a lot of reasons you'd want to work with us

  • The opportunity to gain great experience and growth
  • A supportive team environment where you will be valued
  • Flexibility options if needed (e.g., working from home)
  • A flexible “as and when required basis" sick leave policy

Check out our video below to hear what our Social Worker Stephanie thinks about working for us and read Why Join Us?, and the Position Description

About the role

  • Based in Balclutha
  • 37.5 hours per week - hours can be negotiated between either full time or part time
  • Salary range $49,115 - $63,963 commensurate with skills and experience

About you 

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work that meets SWRB Registration is essential
  • 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 Māori 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 share our commitment and passion, apply via seek with your cover letter and CV. We'd love to hear from you.