Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS) is a Charitable Trust and is the largest social service and aged care provider in Southland.
PSS encompasses two service arms – Family Works, which offers a range of social services, from counselling and social work support, through to buddy and parenting programmes, and Enliven, which provides services for the older generation.
We work to enable a positive and lasting change for everyone in our community and offer support services to people regardless of their beliefs, ethnicity or background.
An opportunity has arisen in Invercargill for a full time permanent Family Whanau Worker to join our team and assist with the delivery of the Family Start programme. Strong relationship-building skills are an integral part of this role, as you will work closely alongside families, as well as with referring agencies and local service providers. Conflict resolution, problem-solving and excellent communication skills are also required.
Preferred applicants will have:
An appropriate qualification in social services, health, education or a related field. We may also consider applicants close to completing a qualification.
Experience and passion for working with children, young people, and families.
The commitment to providing services in the spirit of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Closing Date for this position: 4pm Monday 22nd February 2021
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