Case Manager – Dunedin South
Full Time, Fixed Term until November 2019
We‘re hiring people who are dependable to their core and who have the grit and tenacity to show up and work hard even when the going is tough. Our organisation plays an important role in supporting New Zealanders. Simply put, people count on us.
The work we do here at the Ministry of Social Development is unique and in some way, we touch the lives of most New Zealanders at some stage. Our work is challenging with high risks, and high public expectations – but we are passionate about it. We’re always on the lookout for people who share our enthusiasm, can work at pace and enjoy customer service.
About the role
As a Case Manager you will support New Zealander’s into employment, training and development opportunities and enable access to social housing and financial support. Support services range from emergency housing, to food grants through to job search services. You will manage a caseload of clients and be available to provide them with great service. This includes managing pre-booked appointments and emergencies.
What skills do I need to be a Case Manager?
You need to be able to work at pace and make good decisions, often in isolation. Strong relationship and negotiation skills are useful and you will be able to motivate and empower others to overcome barriers in a non-judgmental way. You are comfortable working in a fast paced, pressured environment and enjoy navigating through unexpected challenges.
What are the benefits of being a Case Manager?
The most significant benefit is being able to help people. It is an amazing feeling when you help someone get sorted financially; into work or ensuring support is there for someone who isn’t able to work.
How to apply
Please apply online and upload your CV and cover letter that outlines your experience and motivation for the role. Please ensure you address the Key Accountabilities in the Position Description. Also you will need to answer the following questions:
Applications close: Wednesday 22nd May 2019
For a further discussion about the role contact Lisa Davis on (03) 955 6560 or at Lisa.Davis006@msd.govt.nz.