Social Worker – (Social Worker in Schools – 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 have an exciting 0.6FTE, 12-month fixed term opportunity for a self-motivated, and culturally aware Social Worker to join our dynamic, supportive SWIS team.  This role is based in Pakuranga College a diverse and innovative secondary school institution located in East Auckland. The successful candidate will have up to 5 years’ experience in social work.

This role is eligible for Social Work Pay Equity and the salary is between $63,000.00 – $72,000 per annum pro rata based on experience


Mōu | About you 

You will need to have a Social Work qualification and be registered with the SWRB to apply for this role.  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:

  • Up to 5 years social work experience
  • Knowledgeable and comfort in working across diverse cultures
  • A knowledge of, or keen desire to learn about the community
  • Experience in a school environment
  • Desire to make a difference
  • Solution focused
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Compassion
  • Value Whakawhanaugatanga


What ATWC offer:

  • A high trust organisation
  • Supportive team environment
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • NZSWRB annual practicing certificate
  • NZSWRB registration
  • Paid external supervision sessions
  • Up to 3 weeks additional gifted leave per annum

If you are passionate about supporting the success of young people and their family, highly motivated and a social worker who strives for excellence then 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 closes on 03 July 2024.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 


10 Beatty Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland 1062


Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm


+64 9 276 3729