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De Paul House have provided housing and support services for those most vulnerable in our community for over 30 years. We work with the values of respect and dignity for all, to create sustainable and caring communities, operating in the spirit of Te Tiriti o Waitangi recognising its commitment to social justice and partnership with the tāngata whenua of Aotearoa. You will be working in a supportive team based at our community hub in the North Shore. 


Community Support Worker/
Social Worker


About the role | Mō te tūnga

  • Work alongside families in our residential and outreach community focussing on a sustainable housing solution

  • Provide a residential and home-based support service which assists families to re-establish healthy family systems within the community 

  • Advocate for all families receiving De Paul House services

  • Network with relevant agencies and resources in the community (both government and non-governmental organisations) to support struggling families and increase their support systems 

  • Work effectively and collaboratively within a team environment 

What you will bring | Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in social work, psychotherapy, occupational therapy or other related mental health field with at least 3 years social work experience and/or appropriate community work experience

  • Registered health professional under the HPCA Act or Social Work registration 

  • The ability to work independently and within defined boundaries

  • To be able to demonstrate ability in using data systems

  • Strong awareness of community networks and supports and ability to build working relationships with clients, team, and external parties 

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Have a full clean New Zealand driver’s license

  • Eligible to work in New Zealand 

Ideally, you will have some experience in the community/social work sector, but if not, we would still love to hear from you if this is a career you want to pursue and you have the right ‘can-do’ attitude. 

About Us | Mō mātou 

We offer you: 

  • A great team culture 

  • The opportunity to assist with transformative change in whānau

  • Ongoing training, development, and peer support

  • A competitive salary

  • The opportunity to work closer to home if based on the North Shore

To apply, simply click APPLY HERE above or submit your CV and cover letter to: 

Applications close 23 May 2022. Interviews will be taking place prior to closing date. Immediate hire for the right candidate. 

Early Childhood Teacher

Our Early childhood centre is a wonderful, bright modern centre staffed by a dedicated team of Teachers and volunteers, who love and nurture the children in their care.

We are licensed for 25 children, aged between 6 months to 5 years with a spacious indoor space and outdoor area. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, flexible teacher who is passionate about providing a quality learning environment to our Tamariki by recognising the natural abilities and talents of each child and adapting their practice to meet those individual needs.

The position would suit a teacher who enjoys working in a small community setting with a nurturing spirit towards helping children going through various complex hardships, and to be supportive of these families. The position will be available for an immediate start at 2 days a week with potential to increase by end of the term 2 to 5 mornings a week, for the right candidate. 

In a time where there are plenty of options, here are some reasons why De Paul House might be the place for you.

  • Well resourced, and welcoming stand-alone premises

  • Children’s play area with fun equipment, fully fenced

  • School holidays and opening hours work well for any candidates with school aged children

  • A supportive team culture 

  • The ability to expand the role and hours of ECE over time.

If you are a NZ registered teacher, and would enjoy a role with a great family-focused team who provide wrap around services to families in transitional housing, then this position is for you!

Please send your CV and cover letter direct mail to: Reference: ECE

Applications close 12 June 2022.