Social Worker (Senior)

Full time

We are looking for an experienced Senior Social Worker to lead our team located in Wellington CBD. This is a challenging and rewarding leadership position that practices the following principles; human dignity, solidarity, preferential option for the poor and vulnerable, common good, subsidiarity, stewardship and participation. In this position you will have the chance to play a key role in the development of our outreach to all who are in need of our services.

About the role

You will work alongside individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds including but not limited to; socio-economic, cultural, religious, sexual orientation and gender identity. This role also involves working in our refugee community with the use of interpreters when required.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Completed a tertiary qualification in social work
  • A minimum of four years post-graduate experience working  as a social worker
  • A current registration with the New Zealand Social Worker Registration Board
  • NZ citizenship, permanent residency or current ability to work within New Zealand
  • Hold a full drivers licence

You will bring:

  • A strong ability to network with other relevant agencies in the region to meet our client needs
  • Experience or a desire to expand their current skills and knowledge into a leadership role
  • Well-developed case management skills, as well as strong administration and documentation skills
  • Experience working with issues of family violence, protection of children and refugees
  • Excellent communication and well-developed interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of bi-cultural and multi-cultural environments, able to deliver culturally competent services


How to apply:

This is a full time 37.5 hours per week position Monday - Friday

For further information and a full job description contact or phone 04 385 8642

Send a cover letter (including 3 clinical referees) and CV to


 Applications close at 3pm on Thursday 9th June 2019.

CSS seeking an experienced social worker

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