Community Social Worker (6-month locum position, 27 hours a week)

We’re looking for a Community Social Worker to join our Elder Care Team in a 6-month locum position for 27 hours a week.

This position will contribute best practice in a team of best practitioners who support socially isolated older adults to remain in their own homes, maintain their dignity and achieve a quality of life they can
enjoy and feel in control of.

Applications close June 30, 2019.

Download the application pack.


Foster Parents needed (Full and part-time)
Wellington wide  (singles/couples)

We need passionate foster parents in this rewarding, important and challenging work. Can you make ‘the’ difference in a young person’s life?

Can you provide care for an adolescent in your own home full time or on occasional weekends?  Our team of foster parents and social workers support young people who do best in either our one on one, or group home, foster care. Our young people have had extensive histories of being in care and bring with them life experiences that can make life challenging for them.  Our team is passionate about the care and protection of young people.

You will receive:

  • Salary, training and professional supervision
  • 24-hour support
  • Regular time off

You will currently be residing in the Wellington region and have

  • no dependent children living with you
  • a full NZ driver’s license and own car
  • high personal standards in the care of children
  • a comfortable, clean and safe home environment to offer
  • a good standard of personal health
  • excellent written and spoken communication skills

Download an application pack or contact Isabel Macdonald for more information:
04 805 0875, imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz

Find out more about Te Waka Kotahi, our one-to-one foster care programme 

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