Communications assistant

This role is ideal for a very organised communications person to support an information campaign informing the social work sector about the shift to mandatory registration.  You will be the key organiser involved with all the logistics for events around the country such as contacting organisations, booking venues, catering, travel and accommodation.  You will also bring your logistical skills to documenting all expenses and maintaining a photo library and contact databases.

Reporting to the Communications Manager at the Social Workers Registration Board, you will assist in preparing written material, including presentations, for different audiences.

To be successful in this role, you will also need social media experience as you will be monitoring online channels and responding to queries and identifying those which need escalating to the Communications Manager.

In addition to your excellent organisational skills, key competencies for this role include good writing, being comfortable working in a changing environment and an ability to prioritise. You will also have a reputation as someone who is calm under pressure and likes working as part of a small team.

The Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB) is the regulatory authority responsible for the registration of social workers.  Following recent legislative changes, it will be mandatory for all social workers to be registered by February 2021.

This is a 12-month fixed term contract and would be ideal for someone interested in working flexible hours.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 23 September 2019



ENQUIRIES: Heather Church or Annabel McCallum on 04 550 8000