Join our well-respected team as we work together to uphold our vision Kaupapa Whānau – thriving children, flourishing families. Just as we want families and whānau to be at their best, Jigsaw Whanganui wants staff to be at their best, so when you join us you will enjoy:

  • A competitive salary
  • A flexible and family friendly workplace
  • A supportive and collaborative team environment where challenges are shared, and successes are celebrated
  • Generous annual leave and sick leave
  • Lots of professional development opportunities including financial support for further study
  • Comprehensive supervision processes
  • Payment of professional body registration fees
  • Generous provisions for parents returning to work from parental leave
  • A workplace that encourages you to bring your authentic self daily
  • Our values of manaakitanga, kotahitanga, whakawhānaungatanga, and kaitiakitanga guide us daily in our mahi with families and whānau, and with each other.

You will provide high quality therapeutic social work to families and whānau who are challenged by a range of needs, to build resilience and hope.

You will bring:

  • an absolute commitment to the integrity of whānau and families
  • a sound understanding of children’s wellbeing and safety
  • the ability to establish and grow effective relationships with other key services and agencies
  • reflective practice experience through effective use of supervision and other supports


Applications closing date: OPEN, applications will be responded to as they are received.

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