Social Worker

Listed 2 days Ago
Vision West Community Trust
Non-profit - Social Services

Work directly with whanau and individuals of VisionWest Community Trust Housing team and its multiple housing programmes. Engage and support whanau and individuals by providing individual assessments and plans. Connect whanau and individuals to life skill services, advocacy and supports. Provide an integrated and holistic approach to care for whanau and individuals in housing need. You will also:

· Support people who have housing related issues and receive external referrals

· Empower whanau and individuals to live independently 

· Encourage an enhanced sense of wellbeing in all areas of their lives 

· Share hope that will encourage whanau to transform their current circumstances 

· Meet all KPIs required by the multiple contracts being delivered by Housing

You will need: 

· A tertiary qualification in social practice

· The ability to work within a Kaupapa Māori framework 

· Have an understanding of tikanga Māori

· Experience dealing with those who have experienced trauma and abuse

· A commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi 

You will receive:

· If you live in West Auckland, the opportunity of working closer to home

· A competitive salary

· A cohesive and supportive team environment

· The opportunity to be part of the solution to the housing crisis in NZ

· A thorough induction and on-going training

VisionWest Community Trust is an award-winning, not-for-profit organisation with faith-based roots, that provides a range of services to communities in Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Christchurch.

Aroha (Compassion) 

Manaakitanga (Holistic Care) 

Mana (Dignity) 

Whanaungatanga (Authentic Relationships)

A commitment to the vision, mission and values of VisionWest Community Trust is essential for this position, see www.VisionWest.org.nz/about-us

If this role appeals to you, then please apply now!

Closing date 17 October 2020

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