Social worker in Schools (SWiS)

Social Worker Extraordinaire?

Are you passionate about working in schools? If so, we want to hear from you!

Our agency is one of the leading providers of the Social Workers in Schools (SWIS) Program, within Auckland. We are offering opportunities for highly self-motivated, qualified and culturally aware Social Workers to join a dynamic, supportive SWIS team and celebrate the difference made in New Zealand children’s lives and homes. We currently have vacancies in South Auckland schools.

You will need to be registered as a social worker or be registerable by 1 February 2021 to apply for this role. You will also need excellent written and oral communication, a full New Zealand driver’s license and strong computer skills.  You must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Desired attributes:

  • Experience in a school environment
  • Desire to make a difference
  • Knowledge of diverse cultures
  • Solution focused
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Compassion
  • Strong relationship building skills

What ATWC offer:

  • Professional registration through SWRB
  • Significant additional paid holidays
  • Commitment to professional supervision
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Ongoing professional development and growth

If you are passionate about social work, value education and want to make a difference to children and their families, this is the opportunity to partner with us for future success.

To apply, please send your resume, with a cover letter to:

Closing date: 3pm Monday 18th of January.


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