Social Worker | Wanaka/Cromwell

Kia ora

There are a lot of reasons you'd want to work with us:

  • Excellent working conditions
  • A fantastic team where you will be valued
  • Ongoing professional development
  • The opportunity to gain great experience and growth
  • Flexibility options if needed (e.g., working from home)
  • A flexible “as and when required basis" sick leave policy


About us

Our awesome team works hard every day with Otago whānau to make change that inspires hope for a better future.

  • We have been providing social services in Otago for over 50 years
  • The safety and wellbeing of tamariki are our priority


Check out our video below to hear what our Social Worker Annalyce thinks about working for us and read Why Join Us?, and the Position Description.


About the role

  • Based in Wanaka/Cromwell, Central Otago
  • 37.5 hours per week or open to negotiation with the right candidate
  • Salary range $52,542 - $63,963 commensurate with skills and experience

 About you 

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work that meets SWRB Registration is essential
  • Knowledge of parenting and child development
  • An understanding of Care and Protection principles and the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
  • Good knowledge of community resources and an ability to develop networks, particularly in the Māori and Pacific Island communities
  • Experience working with whānau who need support with complex and often stressful situations
  • Sound computer and database skills
  • Current driver licence


If you share our commitment and passion, we’d love to hear from you. Apply via seek with your cover letter and CV. Applications close on 19 June 2023 at 5.00 pm. 


Notes: Interviews may start before the closing date for the right person.