Work With Us    

De Paul House have provided housing and support services for families 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. We operate in the spirit of Te Tiriti o Waitangi recognising social justice in partnership with tāngata whenua. You will be working in a supportive team based at our community hub in the North Shore.   

                  

SOCIAL WORKER/
COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER (FULLTIME)

About the role | Mō te tūnga

  • Network with relevant agencies and resources in the community (both government and non-governmental organisations) 

  • Work and advocate alongside families receiving De Paul House services 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 their community 

  • Work effectively and collaboratively within a team environment 


What you will bring | Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu 

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

  • Registered social worker with SWRB NZ or registered health professional under the HPCA Act 

  • The ability to work independently and within defined boundaries 

  • Proficient with data systems 

  • Strong awareness of community networks and supports 

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) 

  • A ‘people-person’ with a caring and hospitable attitude 

  • Have a full clean New Zealand driver’s license

  • Eligible to work in New Zealand 

 
What's in it for you | Nōu te rourou 

  • The opportunity to assist with transformative change in whānau

  • Ongoing training, development, and peer support 

  • A competitive salary

  • A diverse team and growing organisation 

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


How to Apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono  

Applications close 11 December 2022. 
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. 

Interviews will be taking place prior to closing date. Immediate hire for the right candidate.