Job Centre

The ANZASW is the professional representative body of Social Workers in New Zealand, over 3,300 members nationally.

For more detailed information on who we are, what we do, and how we may be of assistance to you, please contact Fiona Scott

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Social Work Jobs

Advertisements are sent directly to approximately 3,300 social worker members and are available to social workers who are not members via our website

You do not need to be a member of ANZASW to use this service. The process is simple. You email the text of the advert &/ your logo to

The advertisement is:

  • placed on our website until the closing date
  • included in our fortnightly e-Notice email that is distributed to approx 3300 social workers with a link to your vacancy also included until the closing date

The cost is $150.00 plus GST

Family Protection Specialist, Christchurch

Closing date: 15 April 2020.

Fixed-term, part-time role working 32hrs per week until June 2021 based at Christchurch Hospital
Join a passionate team facilitating effective responses to family violence and child protection concerns
You will be a Registered Social Worker or Registered Nurse with current APC

Social Worker, Whanganui

Application closes 10 April 2020.

Do you want a lifestyle that provides the perfect balance between laid-back community living and the beautiful outdoors?  Are you a ski or snowboarding enthusiast and would love to live near Mount Ruapehu and the Tongariro, and Whanganui National Parks?   
Are you living local and would like an employment change or are you seeking an opportunity to relocate or return to Raetihi, Ohakune, Taihape or Waiouru?
If this sounds like you, look no further. We currently have an exciting opportunity to recruit two suitably qualified innovative Social Workers to join our passionate and supportive team based in the Waimarino area.
At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, our goal is to establish a multi-agency approach to protecting and caring for New Zealand’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Pūkenga Whānau Ora – Senior Family Health Practitioner / Registered Social Worker, Dunedin

This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive person with an understanding of Whānau Ora to take a lead role in the delivery of an important service for whaiora and their whānau who access Moana House programmes. A key goal is to guide and encourage whaiora and whānau in their plans to achieve well-being.

Hunga Manaaki – Whānau ora – Continuing Care Service – Community Based, Dunedin

This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive person with an understanding of Whānau Ora to take a lead role in the development of an important developing service for whaiora and their whānau who access Moana House community based programmes. The key concepts are about guiding and encouraging whaiora and whānau in their plans to achieve well-being.

Senior Social Worker in Schools, Porirua

This is a permanent, full time (40 hours per week) role based in Porirua. It involves the provision of Social Work, group work and related services to children, families and Whānau.
Working with three schools in the community, you will work closely with the Principals to ensure that all children are safe, happy and healthy. As the Senior SWIS, you will also support the Team Leader.

Social Worker, Dunedin

We are inviting people to still apply during this period as we will be hoping to recruit someone to this role as soon as it is possible.

Catholic Social Services has been making a difference helping people by working together to live life well for over 50 years. As a faith-based not-for-profit agency, we offer a range of Social Services including low cost counselling, social work, community support and parenting education groups to meet the needs of our communities in Dunedin and Central Otago.
We are inviting applications for a social worker to fill a vacancy to join our multi-disciplinary team in the Dunedin office.

Social Worker, Manawatu

The Open Home Foundation is currently seeking a permanent full-time Social Worker to join our Manawatu Service Centre. We are looking for social workers who share our passion for ensuring children are safe and families are supported.
OHF is committed to mobilising the mainstream Christian community to serve Tamariki and Whānau in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Community Social Worker, Auckland

The Community Social Worker role is responsible for assessing and analysing the needs of children (5 – 12 years) and their families.
The role has a strong therapeutic social work focus, is community based, child centered and aims to support the restoring and strengthening of social and emotional wellbeing so children and families can manage past and present experiences.

Volunteers Wanted for the Wellington Welfare Guardian Trust

The Wellington Welfare Guardian Trust is currently seeking suitable people willing to volunteer to be trained to fulfil this essential function when applications are received from the carers of subject persons. Our system is based on the successfully running Otago Welfare Guardian Trust.

Parent Help: National Parenting Helpline Volunteers Needed

Who We Are Parent Help is a Wellington based community agency that has been offering services to families since 1989.  We provide help with all parenting issues from the smallest to the most serious issue of child abuse. We are affiliated to Jigsaw – a national child abuse prevention and advocacy organisation. We are an approved Child, Youth and Family […]