Social Worker

at Presbyterian Support East Coast
Location Wairoa, New Zealand
Date Posted October 16, 2020
Category General Labor
Job Type Full-time
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Social Worker in Schools Presbyterian Support East Coast location Hawkes Bay.

Family Works is a service of Presbyterian Support East Coast (PSEC) that changes the cycle of family violence, abuse and neglect by empowering children and their families through social work and counselling services. We are seeking a qualified social worker to be a member of a dynamic team to work in local Primary Schools. The position requires you to work closely with the students and their families, Principals, teaching staff, and other professionals to enhance the educational and social outcomes of students. You will hold a degree or level 4 Diploma in social work and be registered with the NZRB.

Competencies required a demonstrated ability to engage students and families from diverse cultural backgrounds and sustain effective relationships. Commitment to working collaboratively with other professionals. Able to facilitate programmes for children and adults. Proficient IT skills and proven time management, excellent communication and reporting skills.