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Registered Social Worker and Tenancy Manager

Transitional Housing, Auckland
  • Part time (20 hours per week) Transitional Housing Social Worker and Tenancy Manager;
  • Work with clients with housing and other social needs motivated for change;
  • Be involved in running a new transitional housing site in Mt Roskill Auckland.

About the Department/Operation/Programme

Our Transitional Housing team provides 12 or more week’s transitional accommodation and after care support for our clients to find suitable long-term accommodation and begin the journey of addressing other life goals.   Our clients are referred to us from Ministry of Social Development (MSD), health and social service organisations, and self-referrals.

About the role

This role is for a qualified NZ registered Social Worker.  You will report to the Director and will have a caseload to manage from initial enquiry, through the admission process, to departure and after care in the community.

  • Working to support our tangata with housing, wellbeing and life goals;
  • Regular training and group supervision given;
  • Never a dull moment!

This position is permanent 20 hours per week typically Monday to Friday.

Person Specification

We are seeking someone who:

  • Is a qualified and NZ Registered Social Worker;
  • Has a full NZ Drivers’ License;
  • Has the ability to relate positively and communicate effectively with a wide range of people;
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Has excellent standard of computer literacy skills;
  • Has the ability to be self-motivated and work independently;
  • Is proficient in needs assessment and has case management skills;
  • Can work from a bicultural perspective;
  • Has the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • Has empathy with the values and mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Julie Turner, Director, by email


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to:

Our application form can be downloaded and needs to be included as part of your application.

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 Police Check.

Closing date

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday, 23 August 2019.