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Vacancy: Social Worker Manager @ Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora

Whaiora Mō Tātou

Well-being For All

Social Worker Manager

Do you want to make a lasting contribution to the wellbeing of whānau in the community? Are you motivated by supporting others to achieve better Health outcomes?

Would you like to be part of a dynamic and diverse Whānau Ora team of kaimahi providing quality services within a Kaupapa Māori Organisation? Then we would like to hear from you.

Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora is requesting applications for the position of Social Work Manager. Please note that this position is fixed term, part-time. As the Social Work Manager you will need to be registered and have a well-grounded Social Work practice background with the appropriate post graduate qualifications.

A strong commitment to professional development and whanau/family quality care is desirable.

Experience in working within Māori environments e.g. NGO’s, Māori Providers and communities, tikaka and Te Reo an advantage. The ability to work effectively in a wide range of cultural settings is preferable.

What we can provide is a whānau friendly working environment, opportunities to extend through professional development, and lots of interesting experiences.

Please contact Rebecca for a Job Description and application details.

Applications close 4pm on Friday 27th January 2017

Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora

25 College Street


P.O. Box 5626


Phone (03) 471 9960; Fax (03) 471 9962

Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora’s aim is Whānau Ora – supporting Whānau to develop their own strengths and resilience.

Manager/Coordinator @ Dunedin Curtain Bank

Dunedin Curtain Bank are on the hunt for a superstar Manager/Coordinator for our rapidly developing charity.

The Dunedin Curtain Bank is a not for profit charity who collect curtains, relines them and distributes to those in need.

The successful applicant will be confident in immersing themselves in the community and developing the service further. The role includes marketing, liaising with referrers and the public and sourcing funding and fundraising opportunities. Alongside this is the general day to day running of the service and coordination of staff and volunteers.

This role is for 30 hours a week with an opportunity for flexibility across the week. You will be supported by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and other community services committed to warming up our local community.

How to Apply

For more information and a copy of the job description contact Board Chair Micaela Kena on

Applications close 10th January 2017

Job Vacancy: Kaimahi/Social Worker @ Gore Women’s Refuge, Te Whare Piringa O Marua Wai

gwrGore Women’s Refuge is seeking a passionate and skilled kaimahi/social worker to join our team working with families and whanau who experience family violence.

This is a varied position as our services include crisis intervention, emergency accommodation, outreach services to Eastern and Northern Southland and West and South Otago, women’s and children education programmes and working with families who are transitioning to living free from violence.

The ideal candidate would need to have:

  • A relevant social service degree or be working towards one
  • An understanding of the dynamics of family violence
  • An understanding of and commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi
  • Clear professional boundaries
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement
  • The ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Full clean driver’s licence

Position hours are flexible depending on the successful applicant. Appointment is subject to Police vetting.

For further information, for a copy of the job description or to apply please contact:

The Manager – Hannah Bain

Ph: 03 208 8384


Postal Address: P.O. Box 357, Gore.

 Applications close 9 December 2016.

Vacancy: Youth Coordinator – Dunedin

Youth Coordinator – Dunedin

New Zealand Red Cross

As part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation, New Zealand Red Cross works to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity and enhancing community resilience.

We are seeking a Youth Co-ordinator to join our Dunedin team.

In this role you will be responsible for the delivery and development of current and future NZRC youth-focussed community education programmes. The Youth Co-ordinator will seek out and create opportunities for young people to become humanitarian leaders in their community.

We encourage you to apply for this role if you have:

  • A proven ability to relate to young people
  • A proven ability to initiate and develop partnerships and networks with other individuals and organisation in communities
  • Programme development and management experience
  • Successful community development experience
  • An understanding of the importance of and experience in, involving young leaders in organisational decision making

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Sue Price at New Zealand Red Cross 03 4771527

More details & apply

Applications Close: 21 Oct 2016

Vacancy: Social Worker – Permanent Full Time

Social Worker – Permanent Full Time

New Zealand Red Cross, Dunedin
As part of the largest humanitarian aid organisation in the world, New Zealand Red Cross plays a vital role in providing assistance to vulnerable people in New Zealand and overseas. New Zealand Red Cross is an organisation with 10,000 volunteers and 400 staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our client services team supporting former refugees to resettle in New Zealand.

This position provides comprehensive assessments, social work support and settlement support to refugees resettling in New Zealand to regain control of their lives.

In this role you will:

  • Provide effective case management and coordination of crisis support
  • Provide comprehensive assessments, social work support, counselling and skills development services to clients
  • Maintain communication with volunteers alongside the volunteer coordinator to assist volunteers on placement
  • Attend community meetings and network groups as required
  • Provide public education and raise awareness with local mainstream service providers on best practice work with refugee clients

We encourage you to apply for this role if you:

  • Have a tertiary social work qualification
  • Hold full registration with the Social Worker Registration Board or near completion.
  • Can demonstrate strengths-based social work and cross cultural understanding
  • Have relevant experience in social work
  • Have proven experience of the ability to network and build positive working relationships

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Christelle Burger at New Zealand Red Cross 03 4771527

More details & apply

Applications Close: 21 Oct 2016

Vacancy: CEO – Malcam Charitable Trust

Are you an experienced leader looking for a new challenge?

Do you know about youth development?

Are you passionate about creating opportunities?

Then the Malcam Charitable Trust might be looking for you!

Based in Dunedin, The Malcam Charitable Trust is a leading youth development provider and we are recruiting a new CEO.

The successful candidate will be joining The Malcam Charitable Trust at an exciting time as we look to bring a long term vision to life, and build on our suite of experiences.

The Malcam Charitable Trust operates in Dunedin and South Otago. We were founded on the premise that young people can, and do, make the difference. We facilitate a range of quality experiences that enable young people to make successful transitions – into further education, or into employment.

To be our new CEO, you will need proven success as a positive leader who is charismatic, can manage complex situations, think outside the square and have a collaborative attitude.

Being relationship focused and an effective communicator with outstanding strategic and business acumen, you will be knowledgeable about youth development, education and social enterprise. A proven record in managing change and innovation will be required.

If you believe you have the necessary experience, skills, and passion then we want to hear from you. For an information pack, please email

Applications will close on Friday 21 October at 5pm.

English Language Partners: Coordinator position Dunedin Part-time

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Applications close 5pm on Friday 1 April 2016.
Our Dunedin centre is looking for a Coordinator. This is a fixed-term part-time position for 25 hours a week based in the Dunedin centre office (until 16 December 2016).
English Language Partners New Zealand teaches English to adult refugees and migrants. Our community based programmes involve both paid staff and volunteers. The coordinator will support and maintain the ongoing operation of the Dunedin centre.
This role includes a balance of coordination, administration and networking tasks, from supporting volunteers, managing staff and programmes, coordinating classes and communicating with learners and teachers to ensure the efficient running of the local service. Networking with ethnic communities and other community stakeholders will also form part of the role.
The position requires excellent communication, interpersonal and intercultural awareness skills, along with highly competent computer literacy. Excellent organisational ability is essential. A qualification in TESOL, preferably with adults, is essential. The job will suit a person who is self-motivated, can work to deadlines and is able to accommodate occasional evening and weekend work.
We would love to hear from you if you are:
• Skilled and experienced in coordination/administration
• Able to relate to people from different cultures and have strong communication skills
• Confident in building networks and maintaining relationships
• Organised, and have attention to detail
• Honest and reliable, and have integrity
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Able to adapt easily to your working environment
And have:
• ESOL teaching qualification and experience (ideally with adults)
• Excellent IT skills (fast and accurate)
To obtain the job description and further information go to
Please email your CV with a covering letter and the completed Application Form that describes how you meet the job requirements to:, with Dunedin Coordinator in the subject line.
Applications without a covering letter and completed Application Form will not be considered.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Vacancy: Senior Practitioner Social Work (30hpw)

CSSSenior Practitioner
Social Work

(30 hours pw)

This is a position for an experienced Social Worker and an opportunity to really make a difference for children and their families in Dunedin.

You will have a working knowledge of the CYP+F Act 1989 and ability to take a lead role in delivery of the agency social work services.

A recognised social work qualification is required for this position.

A Job Description and further information are available on request.

Applicants should forward a CV, names of three referees (one of whom should be your current employer) and a covering letter to:

Catholic Social Services
PO Box 2047 South Dunedin 9044

Phone 03 455 3838


Applications close 4.00pm Friday 4th March 2016.