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Social Worker  2 positions

 

Social Workers in Schools Team

Intensive Home-Based Social Work Team

 

Our two social work teams work alongside whānau and families to build resilience and hope in the face of various challenges and adversities  – health, disability, inadequate resources, violence, trauma, poor attachment, learning impairments, relationship breakdowns.

 

We are seeking qualified and registered social workers able to demonstrate:

  • a track record of culturally competent therapeutic social work practice alongside whānau and families
  • absolute commitment to the integrity of whānau and families
  • a sound understanding of children’s wellbeing and safety
  • the ability to establish and grow effective relationships with other key services and agencies
  • a very high level of personal integrity and reliability
  • an absolute commitment to non-violence in their personal and professional life
  • reflective practice through effective use of supervision and other supports

 

jigsaw whanganui provides a highly supportive and nurturing team environment, committed to social justice, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, growing excellent practice, innovation and opportunities for leadership.  We are offering a competitive remuneration package that includes professional development and SWRB registration.

Applications close noon Wednesday 26 January.

Interviews with short-listed candidates will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday 1- 2 February

 

Social Workers in Schools Team

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Intensive Home-Based Social Work Team

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Reception & Agency Support

We are looking for a receptionist administrator who will provide visitors to our agency with a genuinely warm welcome, and who can provide administration support as part of our agency support team.

We offer a very rewarding staff environment based on respect, teamwork, collegial support, and a commitment to supporting staff to be the best they can be.

We are seeking candidates with:

  • a warm and welcoming personality in person and on the phone
  • the ability to uphold agency values of manaakitanga and whanaungatanga to all visitors and service users
  • the ability to maintain solid boundaries and hold confidentiality
  • the ability to manage interruptions and prioritise tasks
  • high levels of integrity, reliability, and trustworthiness
  • the ability to relate to others in a constructive manner
  • a practical, can do attitude, with the ability to see things through and get results
  • a commitment to ongoing learning and development
  • self-motivation

The successful applicant will need to complete a criminal record check.

Jigsaw Whanganui provides a highly supportive and nurturing team environment, committed to social justice, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and growing excellent practice.

 

Applications close 12.00 noon Monday 7 February.

Interviews are scheduled for 11 February.

 

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