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MANA AKE KAIMAHI Child & Family Worker

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Job Listing Date
7 Nov 2019
Canterbury, Timaru & South Canterbury
Work Type
Part Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Presbyterian Support USI (PSUSI) is an innovative not-for-profit organisation that helps deliver safer, stronger, more connected families and communities.  We deliver social services for children and families as well as for older people.

(Full time 40 hrs per week – Fixed term until June 2021)

Presbyterian Support is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated Kaimahi to join our supportive multidisciplinary Family Works team at the Trevor Wilson Centre. The Mana Ake – Stronger for Tomorrow initiative aims to work with and through school communities to support families and whānau with children from year’s five to twelve, who are experiencing ongoing challenges that are impacting on their resilience and wellbeing. This role will require collaborative and/or partnered responses either from within the wider Mana Ake team or with other local agencies; including our own Family Works team.

Ideally your application will evidence training and professional development in the areas of supporting parenting, child development and/or mental wellness and resilience. You will need a drivers licence.

At Presbyterian Support we offer:

  • Stimulating, challenging and rewarding work
  • A motivated, experienced and creative team
  • A safe, healthy and supportive working environment
  • The opportunity to contribute to strengthening communities and enhancing opportunities for families


Job descriptions and application forms are available by phoning Sus Hutchinson 03 261 6912 or email:  To apply you must fill out an application form

Applications close on 18 November 2019, at 5pm. Your application form, cover letter and CV must be emailed to


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a psychologist?

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