Te Rarawa Anga Mua – Kaitāia

3 Family Start Whānau Workers

The Opportunity

Te Rarawa Anga Mua invites you to apply for the position of Family Start Whānau Worker.  We are looking for a vibrant and energetic role model to join our Iwi Social Service team. 

About the Role

Family Start is a child-centred, intensive home visiting programme that focuses on improving children’s health, learning and relationships, family/whānau circumstances, environment and safety.

The programme support families/whānau who struggle with challenges or problems that put health, education and social outcomes for their children at risk.  Participation by families/whānau in the programme is voluntary.

Family Start workers should be facilitators of change who place child safety at the forefront.

If you are passionate about making change for families/whānau please be encouraged to submit your application. 

What we need from you

  • To be a registered social worker is preferred OR working towards a degree in Social Work.
  • Experience working with people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Sound written and oral communication skills.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Hold a clean full driver’s licence.
  • NZ residency or a permanent NZ work visa.
  • A strong sense of integrity, resilience and in-depth problem solving.
  • A strong understanding and commitment to goals and objectives.

What we can do for you

  • Flexibility to support you and your whanau, so you can support others.
  • An opportunity to work in a dynamic environment.
  • An opportunity to make a difference, working with a range of cultures within Aotearoa / New Zealand.
  • Work with other highly passionate people.
  • Fantastic location.
  • Lifestyle change.
  • A people focused culture.

How to apply

Send us your CV in confidence.

For further information or an application pack please email, or call us on (09)408 0141 or

0800836726 (0800TEORANGA).

Applications close: 5.00pm Friday, 17th November 2023

Downloadable Application Pack