Situation Vacant:

Social Worker, Wellington

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds including underrepresented groups.

We are looking for a Social Worker to help us deliver our ACC Training for Independence contract. This position will be based in the community (greater Wellington region) and on-site in Naenae supporting our residential services contract. The position is predominantly working with clients with brain or other complex injuries.

WIIFM?

  • Part-time up to ~20 hours per week
  • Flexible hours (no weekends or shift work)
  • Manage your own caseload independently
  • Supportive manager
  • Make a difference in people’s lives!

The work involves advice, education and support. You will be assessing clients’ needs, situations, strengths & support networks to restore their independence & ability to participate in their everyday life:

  • Providing client-centered solutions through determining their goals
  • Providing practical support to assist them with finances & living arrangements
  • Supporting clients to adjust to changes & challenges in their lives
  • Advocating for the whānau
  • Handling crisis situations when required
  • Monitoring and reporting the client progress
  • Collaborating with other Allied Health staff through our interdisciplinary team
  • Identifying external agencies & supporting clients to access their services
  • You can also request a full position description from hr@lft.org.nz

Me pēhea te tono |To apply for this role:

  • Bachelor of Social Worker (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • NZ Practising Certificate
  • NZ full driving license
  • NZ citizen, resident or holder of a work visa

E pā ana ki a tatou | About us

We are an independent, charitable provider of residential and community care for those living with disability. We are driven to help our clients achieve independence and self-determination and strive to inspire opportunities for belonging.

Ngā mātāpono |Our Values

Empathy, Aroha - We are kind, and have a desire to know and understand others

Embracing Diversity, Kanorau Awhitanga - We respect people, value difference and are committed to equity 

Courage, Kia Maia - We are prepared to change and lead the way by being the best we can be

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