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Community Social Worker

Stand Childrens Services Tu Maia Whanau

Stand Children's Services works with children and their families who have experienced trauma.

This position offers the opportunity to work in a variety of therapeutic ways with families, individual children and in groups. The work takes place in homes, community and in a residential/day setting. We provide training, supervision and the opportunity to be part of a wider team.

Applications are invited from Social Workers with qualifications in Social Work or a related field.

Ideal competencies we are seeking include:

  • Experience of social work with children and families/whanau, including assessment, planning and intervention
  • A commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and knowledge of Tikanga Maori
  • SWRB/Professional Registration or working towards this
  • Ability to contribute to a team

To be successful in this role, you must:

  • Have the ability to connect with, and work respectfully with children (5-12 years old) and their whanau
  • Show initiative and be self-motivated
  • Have the ability to learn and practice therapeutic approaches
  • Be available to travel if required, with occasional out of town overnight
  • Have a full driver's licence

Enjoy a friendly and supportive work environment that is committed to achieving the best for children.

For more information or an informal chat phone Tony: 0274326831

Applications close: 30 Nov 2020

Reference: 5280275
Location: Christchurch City, Canterbury
Listed: 12 November 2020

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