Family/Whanau Support Worker , Motueka

Registered with NZSWRB? Or able to be? The Motueka Family Service Centre is the ‘home’ of a range of services; set up to provide support to parents and families in the Motueka and wider community. Families and individuals are able to access one or multiple services to both meet their needs and provide strengths based change. We also link, refer and partner with other services and supports in the community. The families using the Centre are in need of support, at times intensive support, especially those on a low income who have significant challenges in their lives. The focus of most of the Centre services is parents and families with children. The Centre provides “wrap around” type services focused on building strengths and skills to make positive changes in people’s lives.

The Family Support Service provides social work support to families based on their strengths and needs, utlising goals and plans developed with the family and includes a degree of interaction with tamariki. This role is approx 30 hours per week over 4 days.

The broad responsibilities that are detailed in the position description include:

  • Supporting family/whanau wellbeing and development
  • Developing and using family/whanau plans to guide development.
  • Parenting presentation coordination and delivery
  • Recording and reporting of client work
  • Community liaison and service promotion
  • Participate in organisational activities.

For a position description and application pack please email the administrator. Please note that any enquiries on the contents of the application pack must be emailed.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please email to request a recruitment pack.

If interested, return your CV, a cover letter that aligns with the key tasks in the position description, application form and VCA vetting form to:

The Appointments Committee Motueka Family Service Centre,
PO Box 86
Motueka 7143

Applications close on Thursday 28th May at 2pm. Late applications will not be considered.