Social Work Team Leader

Consult Recruitment

This role is responsible for the effective leadership & management of the Social Practice team in the delivery services to whanau & community.

  • Manukau Location
  • Kaupapa Māori (Māori centric) based not-for-profit Organisation
  • Lead the Social Practice team
A Little Bit About The Company
We are delighted to be working with this kaupapa Māori (Māori centric) based not-for-profit Organisation to support whanau in the local community.

So, who are you?

Top attributes they are looking for are:
  • kaupapa Māori & passion for community involvement
  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Self-motivated, flexible & mature
Experience required for this role:
  • Under Graduate qualification relevant for the position which may include; business management, service management, team leadership
  • Experience in managing and leading teams of professionals
  • Experience in the provision of care and protection of tamariki mokopuna Maori
Some More Information About The Role

The Kaiwhakahaere/Team Leader is responsible for the provision of effective leadership and management of the Social Practice team in the delivery of professional social intervention services to whanau and the community. The position will primarily ensure that authorized social practice models are at the core of service delivery and that best practice and excellence of service delivery is carried out and will direct the Kairuruku/Social Practice Workers in their roles as facilitators of positive change and advocates of peace and reconciliation. The Kaiwhakahaere/Team Leader will also work with senior management to introduce innovate and tikanga based programs to deliver results-based accountabilities.
  • Leading the Social Practice services of the organisation - Provide effective and decisive leadership to Social Practice Work team
  • Client Advocacy - Supports individuals and whanau to advocate on their own behalf.
  • Programmes - Participates in the review and revision of programmes to meet client and community need, and contract specifications and guidelines need
Please note this role is only suitable for someone with permanent residency or NZ citizenship. Candidates also require a clean, full driver’s license and must pass a Police Vetting & MSD Check to comply with the Vulnerable Children Act.
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