Social worker for our Elder Care Team (Hutt-based, 0.8 fte)

We’re looking a skilled person to join our Elder Care Team, supporting older people in the Wellington region to live in their community with safety and independence, free from abuse, and with meaningful lives.  You will join a dedicated and professional staff in an organisation with a reputation for being a leading-edge provider of social services.

Download an application pack

Find out more about the work of our Elder Care Team:
Supported Independent Living
Elder Abuse Response Service


Family Worker with the Mana Family program

We’re looking for a highly skilled, self-motivated practitioner to work with our Mana Whānau team located in our Porirua office.

You will provide intensive in-home social work support and coaching to whānau in Porirua and Kapiti who are at risk of having their children removed. You will be part of a team that does “whatever it takes” to support whānau to be part of their solution.

This is a unique opportunity to work at the leading edge of whanau-led work  with an organisation that supports nurtures and values you too.

Download an application pack

Find out more about the Mana Whānau programme


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,

Application pack (PDF) 

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

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