Social Worker


Our Intensive Home-Based Social Work Team work alongside whānau and families who are challenged by a range of needs – health, disability, inadequate resources, violence, trauma, poor attachment, learning impairments, relationship breakdowns – to build resilience and hope.

We are seeking a qualified and registered social worker able to demonstrate

  • a track record of culturally competent therapeutic social work practice alongside whānau and families
  • 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
  • a very high level of personal integrity and reliability
  • an absolute commitment to non-violence in their personal and professional life
  • reflective practice through effective use of supervision and other supports


jigsaw whanganui provides a highly supportive and nurturing team environment, committed to social justice, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, growing excellent practice and opportunities for leadership.  We are offering a competitive remuneration package that includes professional development and SWRB registration.


Applications close noon Friday 22 October


Interviews with short-listed candidates will be held on Friday 29 October