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Family Workers - Mana Ake Kaimahi (2) (part-time)

11 January 2022

Family Worker - Mana Ake Kaimahi

  • Based from Christchurch
  • Two positions
  • Part time (.65 FTE and .60 FTE)
  • Days and hours worked negotiable

About the role

This position supports the Mana Ake – Stronger for Tomorrow initiative. It has a particular focus on providing early intervention for children, whānau and schools, when children are experiencing challenges that are impacting their wellbeing and mental health.

What we can offer you

  • An opportunity to make a difference, working with a range of cultures within New Zealand
  • Work with highly passionate people
  • A people-focused culture
  • Flexible working policies

What we need from you

  • Experience working with a similar client base and an understanding of the range of opportunities and challenges influencing this group
  • A relevant qualification and professional registration (Desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong ability to develop relationships
  • Sound computer skills
  • Empathy and resilience
  • Be willing and excited to work with many cultures including Māori from any iwi

Who we are

Presbyterian Support aims to create a better life for everyone. Our social services are focused on whakawhanaungatanga and manākitanga (relationships and hospitality) to help to build safer, stronger, more connected families and communities.

This includes supporting older people to maintain their wellbeing and positive social connections as they age and helping tamariki, teens and families to learn, grow and thrive.

We have sites across the upper South Island covering Tasman & Marlborough (Te Tau Ihu o te waka a Maui), West Coast (Te Tai Poutini) and Canterbury districts (Ōtautahi & Hakatere).

Apply now!

Does this sound like the ideal role for you? If you match the above criteria, click here to apply, including your CV and cover letter. We will be short-listing applications for interviews as they are received.

View the job description here.

Confidential enquiries about the role are welcome by emailing Nadia Dick

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