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Whānau Worker

Advertiser: Anglican Family CareMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
26 Nov 2019
Otago, Rest of Otago
Work Type
Part Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Whānau Worker

  • 15 hours per week

About Anglican Family Care

We work together with Otago whānau to make change that inspires hope for a better future.

About the role

An excellent opportunity to join our Family Start team in Oamaru. You will have experience in working with tamariki and whānau and will share our passion for ensuring tamariki are safe and whānau are supported. The work is challenging and rewarding with opportunities to develop new practice skills and enhance your career.

For a position description visit our website

Salary Range between $45,301 - $58,997 (commensurate with skills and experience). Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed. 

Skills & experience

  • Knowledge of parenting and child development
  • An understanding of Care and Protection principles and the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
  • Good knowledge of community resources and an ability to develop networks, particularly in the Maori and Pacific Island communities
  • Experience working with whānau who need support with complex and often stressful situations
  • Sound computer and database skills
  • Current driver licence


  • A tertiary qualification in one of Social Work, Early Childhood Education or Health Field

To apply

Apply via seek with your CV and cover letter outlining why you are the person for the role. 

Applications close 1pm on Tuesday, 17 December.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

Right to live and work

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

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