Social Worker- Permanent

Seeking a Social Worker for our Family Start program with a persistence-plus attitude for a full-time permanent role based in Glen Innes.

You could 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!

The vacancy is for a full time, qualified and skilled Social Worker 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.

This vacancy 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 South Auckland.

If you consider yourself to be a social worker that thrives on innovation, knows how to build collaborative relationships with strong 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.

What ATWC offer:

  • Friendly supportive work environment
  • Professional registration through SWRB
  • An additional 15 days of paid holidays
  • Commitment to professional supervision
  • Ongoing professional development (including New Graduate Program)
  • Accredited Living Wage Employer

** Given the impact COVID-19 has had globally, as an essential service with vulnerable whanau/patients we will require all new staff to be fully vaccinated or to have had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting, with the second dose within 35 days.  Evidence of this will be required.

For more information, please contact Anel Foord @

Applications close Monday, 18 October 2021 @ 9am


10 Beatty Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland 1062



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