Family Start Community Social Worker - 40 hours per week
If you have a passion for tamariki and whānau ora, and hold a Diploma in Social Work or you are working towards registration, then this may be the job for you!
Whaiora is seeking a full-time Kaikokiri to join our Family Start team. Family Start is an intensive home visiting programme, focussed on tamariki. The programme works with whānau to improve a child’s health, learning and relationships. It also looks at the child’s environment, their family or whānau circumstances, and their safety.
The key skills and competencies required are:
•excellent interpersonal communication skills
•excellent time management and organisation skills
•an ability to meet monthly MSD Key Performance Indicators
•an ability to respond to the challenges of the working environment
•an ability to keep accurate client information, to align with our work standards
The person who will thrive in this role is someone who:
•practices te reo me ōna Tikanga
•has a current and clean full driver’s license
•organises their time and resources to maximise effect
•actively learns from mistakes, and follows key processes
•is a competent user of IT, which supports us to get the job done
•is committed to supporting health and safety initiatives
•understands that relationships matter – across all levels of the job
•has the ability to self-reflect and exercise self-care
•is able to meet and mix with a cross-section of people
•values effective communication – speaks, listens, and writes well
Please note that this role will require safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.