Refugee Settlement Social Worker - Blenheim

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced social worker to join the Pathways to Settlement programme in Blenheim.

Refugee Settlement Programme Blenheim

Permanent Part Time (22.5)

Red Cross is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, working together towards our mission to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity and enhancing community resilience.

New Zealand Red Cross is a New Zealand wide organisation with over 14,500 members and 500 staff.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.

The social worker provides comprehensive assessments, social work support and settlement support to former refugees settling in New Zealand to regain control of their lives.

We encourage you to apply for this role if you:

  • Have a tertiary social work qualification.
  • Hold full registration with the Social Worker Registration Board or near completion.
  • Can demonstrate strengths-based social work and cross cultural understanding.
  • Have relevant experience in social work.
  • Have proven experience of the ability to network and build positive working relationships.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Shweta Prasad at New Zealand Red Cross Shweta.Prasad@redcross.org.nz.

To view the job description and download an Application for Employment form, please go to our website: www.redcross.org.nz

All applications MUST be submitted online over seek. Applications close at 5pm, 7 April 2020.

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