Social Worker jobs New Zealand

2725 - Social Workers

Social Workers assess the social needs of individuals, families and groups, assist and empower people to develop and use the skills and resources needed to resolve social and other problems, and further human wellbeing and human rights, social justice and social development.

Tasks  

  • acting as a facilitator between clients in need and community services
  • assessing resources for health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment and other community services
  • providing leadership and assistance for the implementation of pilot projects in community development and self-help, and planning and implementing research projects to address client needs, organisation goals and social policy
  • cooperating with community organisations, social agencies and voluntary groups to improve services and develop new services
  • conducting individual and family case interviews to identify the nature and extent of clients' problems
  • assisting clients to understand and resolve problems by providing information, acting as a mediator and referring them to community and self-help agencies
  • analysing, developing, promoting and implementing social policies through the use of practice experience, research, analytic frameworks, and negotiation skills to respond to social need through a fair, equitable and effective allocation of social resources
  • monitoring the progress of clients by maintaining contact
  • compiling case records and reports

Specialisations

  • 272511 Social Worker

Minimum Requirements

  • ANZSCO Skill Level 1

If the above ANZSCO code 2725 for Social Worker is your current occupation then you have a very good chance of qualifying for a skilled New Zealand visa. For more detailed visa information, please complete a no obligation Online Assessment and select a call back time when a Visa Bureau migration consultant will call you and explain the migration process in detail.

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Temporary (working holiday) migration:

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Social Worker jobs New Zealand - If your profession is Social Worker as described above then there is a good chance that the New Zealand Visa Bureau can help you find a job in New Zealand. There are jobs available now in your occupation but you will require a permanent or temporary New Zealand visa to work in New Zealand. Take either the Skilled visa or Working Holiday visa online assessment to see if you qualify.

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