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Supervisor - Oranga Tamariki


Hawke's Bay, NZ

Social Worker Supervisor, Wairoa - Oranga Tamariki


  • Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of tamariki and rangatahi?
  • Promote the protection and wellbeing of children and young people.
About the role

We are looking for an experienced social worker supervisor to join our Wairoa site as a Supervisor.


Help inspire and lead a team to get the best outcomes for our children, young people and whānau. We are on a transformational journey to enable our practice to be truly child centric. We put the voice and needs of them first, we hear what they have to say and we make sure that above all else, they are safe, strong and in an environment where they can thrive.


As a Supervisor, you will play an integral part in making this happen. There is plenty of variety and challenges, with no two days being the same. Your ability to quickly work through complex information to make robust, safe decisions will be greatly valued.

About you

To be successful in this rewarding position, you will need:

  • A full registration and current APC with the SWRB.
  • An understanding of New Zealand legislation that relates to the safety of children and young people.
  • Excellent social work practice knowledge.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • To enjoy mentoring and inspiring others.
  • A full, clean driver's license.
  • Previous leadership experience is preferred.
What we offer
  • A salary of $78,642.00 to $101,572.45 (commensurate to skills and experience)
  • On-going support and career development.
  • A challenging, fascinating and rewarding career.
  • Discounts on Southern Cross Health insurance.
  • Access to a government banking package with Westpac – special offers and rates.
How to apply?

Please click the apply now link to submit your online application, including your CV and a cover letter outlining why you would make a great Supervisor.


Current Oranga Tamariki employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure your myHR employee profile is recognised as ‘internal’.

If you have any queries, please contact the Recruitment Team on 


Applications close: Friday 05 June 2020