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Registered Social Worker

Salvation Army Manukau


  • Full Time position - work across three different Govt contracts with variety and development opportunities. 
  • Join an experienced, positive, and collaborative team of 4 RSW’s 
  • Payment of registration fees and dedicated professional development budget. 
  • Join an organisation that supports staff & prioritises wellbeing and professional development. 

Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm  

Salary Range – The likely salary for this role will fall between $70,000 and $80,000. 

About the Department/Operation/Programme 

Manukau Community Ministries is a service hub for The Salvation Army with 23 staff and multiple services. Foodbank, Financial Mentoring, Transitional Housing, Sustaining Tenancies, Bridge, Oasis, Corps (community church) and a strong Social Work team. Our client base is diverse and reflects the wider South Auckland community. Our strength is holistic services, and our model of care is centred around Te Whare Tapa Whā. 

About the role  

This position is focused on three areas Intensive and non-intensive social work plus Family Harm. You will be supported by an experienced team leader (Senior RSW) and work collaboratively with other team members working holistically to support clients to reach their goals. 

Key tasks 

  • Provide social work interventions to families in the Manukau/South Auckland area. 
  • Actively maintain networks and work collaboratively with external social services, housing health and education providers. 
  • Work within a culturally diverse team responding to the diverse needs of the community we are committed to serve. 
  • Keep accurate case notes and record keeping.  
  • Actively seek feedback from clients and use reflective practice for continue improvement of service delivery and enhancing practice. 

Person Specification 

  • Commitment to The Salvation Army mission and values  
  • Committed to ongoing professional development.  
  • Ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and work collaboratively with both internal and external agencies. 
  • Team orientated bring your whole self and add value to a dynamic solution focused and highly collaborative team. 
  • Thrives on challenges, is organised and able to manage time and priorities well. 
  • Can facilitate robust and challenging conversations for the sake of improved client outcomes. 
  • Computer skills fully conversant with Microsoft office, teams, and an eye for detail 
  • Note taking skills and good case management skills. 
  • A clean, full driving licence. 

Contact information 

For more information about this role please contact Diana on 021 562 407 or by email  


To apply please send your cover letter, CV and completed application form to: 

Application form can be downloaded from:  

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check (where applicable). 

Closing date 

Applications close by 12 noon on Wednesday 28 June 2022 

About The Salvation Army 

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. 

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership. 

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.