JOB: Mana Ake

JOB: Child & Family Practitioner – Mana Ake Kaimahi (4 days per week)

Seeking social workers/related health or education or counselling or youthwork professionals.

This role involves:

  • providing mental health support that protects and promotes wellbeing of children and helps develop psychosocial and emotional resilience as a result of childhood stress and/or trauma.
  • providing quality assessment and support to children/young people and their families.
  • effective case planning reflecting holistic models, risk assessments and behaviour management plans aligned to individual goals.

The is a permanent role working within a cluster of primary schools in Christchurch.  The successful candidate will be a quick learner, enjoy the variety of cases given to them, enjoy working with both children and parents/caregivers, and fit within the Christian values of Youth Alive Trust. They must have a full drivers license, and have access to a car during work hours for driving to schools, for which you will be reimbursed at the IRD rate. The package includes a monthly allowance for a phone top up, 5 weeks holiday per year and a work laptop. The pay rate will be based on qualifications and experience, according to our internal pay scale. An immediate start is possible, and you will join a team of 4 other Mana Ake staff at YAT, and 80 staff Canterbury wide. Knowledge of Te Reo or other languages would be an advantage. If you are looking for flexibility, work in an meaningful but challenging role within a supportive, faith based organisation, email your CV and Cover Letter to:

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