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Case Managers - Gisborne

Date:  04-May-2021
Location: 

Gisborne, NZ

About us
 

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
 
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
 
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
 
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.

 

 

Case Managers - Gisborne

 

Ministry of Social Development

 

Permanent, full time

 

The Ministry of Social Development is committed to achieve better outcomes for all New Zealanders.  To do this, we have three key shifts that underpin everything we do:

 

  • Mana Manaaki: A positive experience every time
  • Kotahitanga: Partnering for greater impact
  • Kia Takatu Tatou: Supporting long term social and economic development.

 

As a Case Manager, every day is busy and demanding but very rewarding as your work will have a meaningful impact on people's lives.

 

As part of one of our teams, you will work alongside clients to provide support to help improve their lives and enable them to move into employment and other development opportunities. 

 

 

About you

 

Your welcoming approach, and excellent communication skills will enable you to establish a rapport and get to know and understand how best to support our clients as you work with them to towards independence.

 

You’ll bring a high level of personal integrity, initiative and relationship management skills to the role. You’ll be comfortable navigating your way around computer systems and enjoy finding solutions to problems. You are curious and like to uncover details, enjoys analysing an issue and using their good judgement to solve a problem.

 

If you are focused on achievement and can practically help others to set goals and discover their potential, you will enjoy the challenges and team-work within our Service Centres. 
You will be well-organised, have good listening skills and an empathic and a non-judgmental approach to serving others.

 

The Case Manager works towards this by ensuring clients:

  • can successfully transition directly into work
  • can successfully transition to work readiness, training, work, maintain independence, or otherwise maximise their potential
  • receive everything they need across the options of support and assistance we provide
  • can easily connect to services, support and opportunities available

 

 

What we offer

 

We will provide you with a positive work environment, where we all support each other to achieve excellent outcomes for our clients. We will also provide great training, support and on-going professional development.

 

Remuneration for this role is from $47,662.00 to $65,480.00 (Range D).  From June 10 the salary range for this role is $61,734 to $75,452 . Application along this scale is dependent on relevant skills, experience and other factors.

 

How to Apply

 

Please take some time to read over the following position description before applying: http://www.msd.govt.nz/hr/documents/position-descriptions/service-delivery/4.-client-service-delivery/case-manager-nov-2019.docx

 

  • Current MSD employees: Please apply from a work computer, using your work myHR login.  A current CV and cover letter is required.
  • All external applicants - please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system.  Please note all applications must be made online.

 

You will be prompted answer the following questions in the application form:

  1. Why do you want to be a Case Manager?
  2. If you were a Case Manager, how do you think you would help people on their journey to employment?

 

Applications close:  19 May 2021

 

For any further discussion about the role, contact Lynne Campbell, lynne.campbell001@msd.govt.nz. 

 

Joining us


Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.


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