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Social Worker in Schools (SWiS)

The Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) team require a part-time Social Worker who is enthusiastic about wanting to make a difference for tamariki and their whanau.  The SWiS team provide a tamariki centred, whanau focused and strength based practice which encourages whanau to make informed lifestyle choices and ensuring their tamariki have the best possible start in life.

The successful applicant must be computer literate and competent working with Maori whanau.  Must be a collaborative practitioner and be registered with their relevant governing body.

We have one full time and one part time position available covering the Hauraki/Thames/Coromandel rohe.

Job Purpose:

  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of children is paramount
  • Provide ‘best practice’ in social and casework service to children and their family/whanau/caregiver
  • Provide preventative and early intervention programmes with a child/ren and whanau for whom a referral has been received
  • Work collaboratively with school staff, other government agencies, community and service providers
  • Undertake comprehensive assessments of each child and their whanau to develop and manage SMART, strength based plans that have achievable outcomes
  • Identify and develop individual and group prevention and intervention programmes that meet the needs of the child/ren and their whanau
  • Advocate, mediate and facilitate on behalf of child/ren and their family/whanau/caregiver
  • Access all services, including Strengthening Families for the achievement of child outcomes
  • Educate and inform school staff, and the community on the role of SWiS worker
  • Develop and maintain community, cultural and professional networks
  • Maintain essential relationships with other SWiS workers, Whanau Development and HMTB staff, hauraki Iwi/Hapu/Marae/Community/Government departments and stakeholders.

We welcome applications to become a team member.  Please forward your CV to 

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Kaitautoko Whanau - Family Start

The Hauraki Maori Trust Board's Whanau Development Social Services provides integrated community based services for individuals and whanau.

The Family Start team requires candidates for their Kaitautoko Whanau Support position(s). This position is a Full-time position. As part of the Family Start team you will be providing a tamariki centered, whanau focused and strength based practice encouraging whanau to make informed lifestyle choices and ensuring their tamariki have the best possible start in life.

Essential requirement's for the position:  

  • Degree qualifications in health or social services
  • Registration with professional organisation
  • Competant working with Maori whanau
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Current full driver's licence
  • Must be a collaborative practitioner and be registered with their relevant governing body.

Desired requirements for the position:

  • A passion for working with whanau and tamariki
  • Knowledge of whanau dynamics, whanau violence and drug and alcohol issues
  • Can engage confidently with Hauraki whanau and community agencies.

This position is based in our Paeroa office, but consideration can be given to a candidate being based in the Whitianga or surrounding area.

 We welcome applications to become a team member.  Please forward your CV to 

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