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We are seeking a qualified social worker 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.

Qualifications required:

  • A Degree or Diploma qualification in Social Work
  • Be registered with ANZASW or the NZRB

Competencies required:

  • A commitment to working with children and their whanau
  • A demonstrated ability to engage whanau from diverse cultural backgrounds and sustain effective relationships
  • Demonstrated assessment, analytical and conceptual skills
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with other professionals
  • Able to facilitate programmes for children and adults
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Proven time management, excellent communication and reporting skills.

Application packs are available from:
Family Works Hawkes Bay
Heretaunga House
Corner Lyndon Rd and Warren St

Phone 06 876 2156 Email:

Applications close 1 June 2020.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.