Practice Manager – Social Workers in Schools

We need a Practice Manager to lead, develop and grow a team of amazing social workers!!

Do you excel in a strong, innovative and diverse team environment? Are you skilled at building and maintaining key stakeholder relationships? Do you respond positively to a fast paced, high energy, mobile role?  If this sounds like you – come join the ATWC whanau and become an integral part of the largest Social Workers in Schools team across Auckland.   If you enjoy the challenge of developing a high performing social work team, can problem solve and have strong people management skills, then let’s talk!

This is an exciting new opportunity to enhance your management skills.  You will lead a team of dynamic social workers, be responsible for developing strong relationships within the Auckland educational and social service sector and be an integral part of a strong team of five SWiS Practice Managers.

This management position reports to the Service Delivery Manager and is located within a wider social work management team.

The person we are looking for will have:

  • A relevant social work undergraduate or Master’s degree
  • At least two years’ experience in a management/supervisory role or have been in a position where effectiveness is achieved through proven leadership and managing people and relationships.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work positively within a wider management team
  • Demonstrate a commitment to developing a strong and cohesive team of social workers
  • Knowledge of working within a school-based environment
  • Supervision qualification, knowledge and demonstrated experience in providing social work supervision
  • Be a strong communicator and have excellent writing skills
  • Will be Social Work registered

In return ATWC offers a competitive remuneration package, supports ongoing professional development and offers a work environment that supports a healthy work life balance. This could be the opportunity you have been looking for, you could be the person we have been looking for?

You can ring us to discuss in more detail the role or you could submit your CV and a cover letter.

Applicants for this position must be currently living in and legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Any questions? Please email Anel Foord –

Closing date: Wednesday, 23 June 2021 – 3pm.

Enrol now for HIPPY – Mt Wellington and Otahuhu areas Find Out More