Social Worker (Youth Justice), Taupo

Job No: CYF9831
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Published Date: 31 August 2012
Closing Date: 19 September 2012

At Child, Youth and Family we are passionate about caring for kids and supporting families, and we’re looking for someone to join our team of dedicated social workers at the Rotorua Youth Justice site office, Rotorua.

The role of social worker is varied and rewarding, and you'll be part of a supportive team who are instrumental in helping children, young people and their families to be safe, strong and thrive. We can offer you:

  • A salary between $42,000 - $66,000 (Qualified Social Worker)
  • A challenging, fascinating and rewarding career
  • Ongoing training and regular supervision
  • Colleagues who are committed to the highest standards of strengths-based social work

You’ll need to have a Social Work degree that is recognised by the social work registration board to apply for a role, though consideration will be given if you are nearing completion of your study.  

The successful applicant will be based in Taupo, however are part of a wider Youth Justice team and may be required to work within the Taupo,Tokoroa and Rotorua area.

If you think you have what it takes, and are dedicated to achieving positive change for children, young people and their families in the community, then we want to hear from you.

Child, Youth and Family, a service of the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), recognises and has a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.  

Please find attached the job description and application form for your completion. Please note that you need to save the attached application form before you begin completing it. Please forward your completed application form, quoting the CYF number, along with an up to date curriculum vitae to:

Miriam Eichmann
Midlands Regional Office
Child, Youth and Family
Private Bag 3222
Hamilton 3240
Ph: 07 957 4746

Applications close Wednesday 19 September 2012 - 5.00pm.

Thank you for your interest in this role.