Family Start Social Workers

Social Worker Extraordinaire?

Could you be the one we’re looking for? If you want to make a real difference for New Zealand’s Children, we want to hear from you!

We are offering the following fantastic opportunities:

1 x Full time position

1 x Fixed term 6 Months maternity cover position

The vacancies are for qualified and skilled Social Workers to provide intensive social work support to families as part of the Family Start Programme.

Working collaboratively with other community agencies, you will have sound understanding of issues relating to parenting and care and protection for children. Family Start is an early intervention, preventative, home-based service for families facing challenges in the areas of health, welfare and early education.

The vacancies will provide the opportunity for practitioners with a passion for children and families to join the Family Start team in the unique and diverse area of Auckland Central.

If you have a sound understanding of social work practice, outstanding relationship and communication skills, with a current full NZ driver’s licence and are legally entitled to work in New Zealand then we would love to hear from you. In return, we can offer an exceptional opportunity to shape both the next stage of your career and the chance to make a real difference in the communities of Auckland.

Desired attributes:

  • Desire to make a difference for children and their families
  • Knowledge of working with diverse cultures
  • Solution focused
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Compassion

What ATWC offer:

  • Friendly supportive work environment
  • Professional registration through SWRB
  • Additional paid holidays
  • Commitment to professional supervision
  • Ongoing professional development (including New Graduate Program)

To apply please send your resume with cover letter to Anel @

Applications close 9am Thursday, 30 May 2019.