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Social Worker


The Salvation Army Tokoroa is looking for a Social Worker to join our vibrant Community Ministries team.

This is a permanent 40 hour per week position.

We are looking for a experienced energetic Social Worker who knows their way around the social services sector and has a love and tolerance for people.

Competencies required:

  • A qualified Social Worker with full or provisional Registration.
  • Current Annual Practising certificate.
  • Experience in community Social Work preferred.
  • Aligned to values and principles of The Salvation Army.
  • Knowledge of Strengthening Families process would be helpful.
  • Can work autonomously with in a diverse range of duties such as food bank, emergency housing, domestic violence and liaising with Government departments and community agencies.
  • Is committed to working within a bicultural environment.
  • Holds a NZ drivers liscence.
  • Enjoys working as part of a team.

Applications should be sent to

Applications close by 5.00pm on Wednesday, 3rd August 2016.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.