Social Worker, Wellington

Logo Wesley CommunityExperienced Registered Social Worker

Fixed Term – One Year – 32 hrs p/week



This unique opportunity to work at the leading edge of whānau-led work is with an organisation that supports nurtures and values you too.   This fixed term part time 32-hour p/wk position (with the possibility of full time / permanent subject to funding), is for a highly skilled achiever wanting to work at the leading edge of social and community work with a focus on supporting individuals and whānau who have or are experiencing significant challenge.  We are seeking a highly experienced practitioner to join our Community Development Worker in our Rangatahi service.  This is rewarding and confronting work and you will need to be mature, grounded, courageous and innovative in your best practice approaches.

Key skills are:

  • a strong belief in whānau as the experts of their own lives and what could work best for them
  • Social Work qualified and registered
  • outstanding relationship, time management, administration skills
  • high competence working with male and female and whānau groups, with complex histories
  • ideally experience of alcohol and drug, family harm and mental health fields

For position description please contact:

Isabel Macdonald

04 805 0875