Piki mai ki te waka e kōkiri ai a Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. We welcome your interest to work with us. 

Current Vacancies.

Lead Social Worker

Lead Social Worker

 A new and exciting role, make a difference and demonstrate your leadership and sound social work skills as Lead Social Worker. 

You will be responsible for contributing and leading the development of an integrated Model of Care across Whai Maia community and health services. Become part of a multi-disciplinary team working to come up with creative solutions for complex situations.

As a registered social worker, you will promote the protection, wellbeing and best management of people within our communities we serve. 

Summary of key responsibilities:

Reporting to the General Manager of Whānau Experience, a few of the key responsibilities are:

· Supervision of staff, contributing and leading to the development of an integrated Model of Care

· Ensuring quality service delivery 

· Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with a range of other people and agencies in order to maximise services 

· Working with families, communities, other agencies and professionals to protect most vulnerable

Qualifications and experience:

This role requires someone who has enthusiasm, maturity, developed emotional intelligence, good relationship management skills, and strong leadership skills.

· Social Work qualification recognised by the SWRB, or full SWRB registration and current annual practising certificate

· An understanding of bi-cultural practices in social work and kaupapa Māori world-views

· Proven experience in leadership

To apply for the role, please send your CV and covering letter to, or for further information, position description contact Ariana Paul, 

Kaiako - Te Puna Reo Okahu Kura

Kaiako – Te Puna Reo Okahu Kura

Te Puna Reo Okahu Kura is uniquely part of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei landscape and has the most stunning views of the Waitamata and Rangitoto. The Puna is looking to strengthen their team with an experienced kaiako who is passionate about tamariki and embraces te reo Māori and is offering a full-time position for the right person.

The Puna is accredited for 50 tamariki and has been operating for over 12 years. We are wanting someone who is able to work as a collaborative and reflective kaiako and can provide quality learning to tamariki based on the principles of Te Whāriki and values of our organisation.

For further information or to apply for the role, please contact Rangimarie McColl, Tumuaki of Te Puna Okahu Kura,