Kahu Taurima Social Worker

Job ID 22511382
Auckland, West Auckland
Listed on 29 May 2024

About this job

We are looking for someone really wanting to make a difference as a social worker in our new Kahu Taurima programme. Complementing The Fono’s growing set of child-focused services, the organisation has been awarded a Waitemata region Kahu Taurima: Maternity and Early Years work programme. This is a priority programme of work within Te Pae Tata - the interim New Zealand Health Plan and is like “Well Child” however The Fono will incorporate the distinctive Pacific characteristics that it delivers so well. Kahu Taurima is a multifaceted programme featuring specific additional services as well as using a wide range of existing elements of the FonoCare – Integrated Model of Care. “Our approach is so well suited to delivering what is needed in maternity and early years (pre-conception to 2000 days of age)” says Tevita Funaki, CEO of The Fono Group. “Through easy access to quality healthcare right through we will ensure that each Pacific mother and child has a personalised wellbeing plan founded on cultural capital to provide a sense of identity, connection and empowerment”.

To apply, send your CV with job ID 22511382 as your reference to Tiffany.Hohenberger003@msd.govt.nz

Job Requirements

What you will need for this social worker position is: • Have a sound understanding and appreciation of Pacific cultures and protocols. • A social services tertiary qualification. • Current Social Worker Registration Board accreditation. • Evidence of recent effective, competent practice. • Full NZ driver’s license. • Keen to be part of making a difference for Pacific people.

Days of work
Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
Dependent on experience and qualifications
Job Category
Social Workers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Learners, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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