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Case Manager (Permanent & Fixed Term), Blenheim


Marlborough, NZ

Ministry of Social Development

Case Managers, Blenheim

1 x Permanent, Full Time
1 x Fixed Term Position until January 2021


As a Case Manager in our Blenheim team you’ll provide professional service to link our clients with suitable job opportunities.


As the face of the organisation, you use influence and networks to seek out current and future employment opportunities for clients.  You’ll work as part of a team to provide quality labour market information and promote employment and training opportunities.  You will motivate and empower clients to overcome barriers and help support them on their journey into employment, navigating unexpected challenges along the way.  In addition to job search assistance, you will provide support services such as recoverable assistant payments, food grants and other financial assistance options as required.  Your natural flair for seeking out labour market trends and insights ensures you proactively anticipate impacts and opportunities.  You thrive under pressure and enjoy using your tenacity and initiative to help others find solutions and achieve goals.


As a Case Manager, you work towards this by ensuring clients:

  •     Receive everything they need through accessing the full range of support options and assistance available
  •     Connect to appropriate services, support networks and opportunities available
  •     Access training and development opportunities to maximise employment success
  •     Have the tools and skills they need to search for and secure work, CV writing, interview skills etc

We offer you:

  •     Comprehensive induction and on-going training
  •     Supportive team environment
  •     Regular coaching and development opportunities
  •     The salary range is $47,622 to $65,480 per annum (in line with skills, experience and performance)
How to apply:

Please take some take to read over the following position description before applying: 

External applicants: Please click the apply now link to submit your application.
Current MSD employees: Please apply from a work computer, using your work myHR login. 

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

  1.     Why do you want to be a Case Manager?
  2.     Describe a time where you have helped someone towards their employment goals


Applications close: Friday 3rd April 2020


  • We are an essential service, which means that you need to be able to work during Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown. We are only able to consider applications from those who are not deemed “at risk”. For more information about what this means please refer to: 
  • As this is an ANZSCO level 4/5 role, Candidates must be a NZ citizen or hold NZ permanent residency at the time of application
  • A willingness to travel to fulfil job requirements and a current full New Zealand licence without restrictions is required.

For any further discussion about the role, contact Tonya Clarke, Service Centre Manager at