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Case Managers - Dunedin Central - Permanent and fixed term or secondment

Date:  06-Apr-2021

Otago, NZ

Case Managers - Dunedin Central - Permanent and Fixed Term or secondment

Ministry of Social Development


1x Permanent, Full Time 

1x Fixed term or Secondment to March 2022

1x Fixed Term or secondment to June 2021

1x Fixed term or secondment to June 2022


We are at the forefront of helping support New Zealand’s COVID-19 response.  We have a permanent opportunity for a motivated, adaptable, proactive applicant to join our team in Dunedin Central.

This role will focus on providing proactive employment and training support to clients, however flexibility to move to other work areas as operational demands require is needed. Our environment is constantly changing and this role requires an agile thinker who is able to adjust quickly when things move.



About you

You are pragmatic and enjoy dealing with people from all backgrounds. You remain calm under pressure and quickly find solutions to problems. Your clear communication style, welcoming approach and manāakitanga with our people will enable you to know them, understand how to best support them, and work with them to meet their needs. You treat people with care and show empathy for those in vulnerable positions. You’ll bring a high level of personal integrity and initiative to the role and be comfortable using computer systems.



About us

Case Managers play a vital role in our communities. Every day is different, interesting and challenging. We offer a great work environment, a positive team culture and a way to make a real difference.


We offer you a supportive team committed to helping you succeed. We are multi-cultural and embrace diversity. When you start you receive comprehensive training to help you achieve in this role. There is a lot to learn and we provide the tools and resources you need to succeed. 


The starting salary for this role is from $47,622 to $56,551 per annum. Application along this salary scale is dependent on skills, experience and other factors. There is the potential to earn up to $65,480 per annum through yearly salary review progression. 



How to apply


  •     External applicants: Please click the apply now link to submit your current CV and cover letter.
  •     Current MSD employees: Please apply from a work computer, using your work myHR login.  A current CV and cover letter is required.

Please note: You will need to submit your updated CV and Cover Letter. Please let us know in your cover letter why you think you are suited for this role.


Applications close: 20 April 2021


For any further discussion about the role, contact Robyn Dawson on


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.


If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.