Whānau Awhina/Family Support Worker


  • Are you passionate about supporting whānau?

  • Would you like to learn to deliver the Early Start programme?

  • Does delivering a home-based service and working for a community organisation sound like what you would like to be doing?

Te Puawaitanga is recruiting for a full time Whānau Awhina/Family Support Worker. The salary range is $50,213 - $68,192.

You will be a Social Worker, Nurse, Teacher and/or hold an equivalent qualification in related fields such as Early Education, Psychology, or Child Development.

Ideally you will have a sound understanding of child safety, health and development, knowledge of positive parenting practices and experience in working with tamariki and whānau in a community setting.  A passion for ‘early intervention’ is essential. Full training to deliver the Early Start Programme is provided.

For a role description and job application form, please download from our website at http://whanauoraservices.co.nz/vacancies/  and send with your cover letter and CV to reception@omwwl.maori.nz or phone 0800 66 99 57 for more details.

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 236219

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 26 May 2019