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Vacancy – Family Start Nelson – Supervisor

We are seeking applications for a Supervisor (40 hours per week) to join the Family Start management team.  The main responsibilities include, caseload management, clinical supervision, service development, management and networking.


Supervisor Vacancy

Family Start is a service involving intensive home visiting for families/whanau experiencing challenges that impact on their parenting.  Family Start focuses on improving children’s health, learning and relationships, family/whanau circumstances, environment and safety to ensure children have the best possible start in life.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with people
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with children/tamariki and their family/whanau in a social work setting
  • Knowledge of clinical supervision theory and processes
  • Management and Leadership Skills
  • A social work qualification recognised by the Social Work registration board or a degree in relevant health or education field
  • Knowledge of local Tikanga/kawa and Maori Models of practice
  • Experience in the provision of clinical supervision as well as a qualification in clinical supervision is preferred.

A job description and application form may be obtained by contacting Family Start at: phone (03) 545 8931, fax (03) 545 8932, email mail@familystartnelson.co.nz.

Applications close Friday 7th August 2015 at 5pm.

Article type: Job Vacancies and Volunteer Opportunities

Contact Name: Administrator
Contact Phone: 03 545 8931
Contact Email: mail@familystartnelson.co.nz