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De Paul House provide housing and family support services on Auckland's North Shore for those most under-served in our community for over 30 years. We work with the core values of tika (justice), pono (truth), tūmanako (hope) and aroha (compassion), operating in the spirit of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, recognising its commitment to social justice and partnership with tangata whenua of Aotearoa to create sustainable and caring communities. 


Family Support Worker/Social Worker: Full-Time

We are looking for a caring and experienced whānau support worker or social worker to join our growing and passionate team. You will be working in a supportive team based at our community hub in the North Shore. 

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 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 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 worker experience

  • 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 

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

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. 

Tenancy/Property Coordinator: Full-Time

De Paul House is looking for a physically fit and active individual with experience in community work and general labour tasks such as moving furniture, grounds work and maintenance work. In this role you will assist the tenancy team to ensure premises, properties and donations are safe, clean and immaculately presented for whānau, volunteers and employees of De Paul House. 

About the role |  Mō te tūnga

  • Property set up and furnishing 

  • Assist with maintenance work where required 

  • Liaise with donors for furniture collections

  • Collecting and moving furniture 

  • Collecting and delivering household goods and donations 

  • Organise furniture storage units and assemble furniture

  • Record keeping, stock take and reporting

  • Manage rubbish and recycling on main site

  • Mowing lawns and gardening work such as weeding, water blasting, trimming trees and hedges 

  • Health and safety 

What you will bring | Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu

  • Highly motivated and flexible individual looking to tackle a new challenge

  • Great communication and time management skills

  • Organisational skills – furniture storage and property setup

  • Physically fit – heavy lifting involved 

  • Team player

  • Ability to comply with health and safety requirements

  • Eligible to work in New Zealand

  • Full and clean New Zealand driver license – knows the North shore area 

The successful applicants will need to pass a pre-employment police vet. 

We offer | Ko tā mātou mahi:

  • No two days are the same in this role

  • A growing organisation

  • Opportunity to assist with transformative change in whānau

  • Ongoing training, development, and peer support

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

How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono: 

  • If you meet the criteria above, we’d love to hear from you! Submit your cover letter and CV with two references to mailto: 

  • Applications close 16 October 2023. Immediate hire for the right candidate