Social Worker – (Social Worker in Schools – SWiS)

Social Worker Extraordinaire?

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated social worker, both new graduates and experienced practitioners to join our supportive and dynamic team of SWiS.


Ko wai mātou | About us 

ATWC is a well-established Charitable Trust, with over a hundred and sixty years of service to families in our community.

Our agency is one of the leading providers of the Social Workers in Schools (SWIS) Program, within Auckland.


Mō te tūnga | About the role

We currently have a vacancy for a Social Worker to join our team of qualified, registered social workers who work alongside students and whānau to support finding solutions to challenges that may impact on student’s education and wellbeing.

This role is eligible for Social Work Pay Equity at a pro-rated rate based on a 37.5 hour working week.


Mōu | About you 

You will need to have a Social Work qualification and be registered with the SWRB to apply for this role although consideration will be given to new graduates working toward graduate registration.  You will also need excellent written and oral communication, a full New Zealand driver’s license and strong computer skills.  You must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


Desired attributes:

  • Experience in a school environment
  • Value Whakawhanaugatanga
  • Desire to make a difference
  • Knowledge of diverse cultures
  • Solution focused
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Compassion
  • Strong relationship building skills


What ATWC offer:

  • Professional registration through SWRB
  • 15 additional paid holidays
  • Commitment to professional supervision
  • Ongoing professional development and growth
  • Accredited Living Wage Employer


If you are passionate about social work, value education and want to make a difference to children and their families, this is the opportunity to partner with us for future success.

To apply, please send your resume, with a cover letter to: [email protected]

Applications will be open until suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 


10 Beatty Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland 1062


Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm


+64 9 276 3729