Family Start Whanau Worker
Tuwharetoa Health Charitable Trust
The successful applicant will be a culturally sensitive, self-motivated individual who is able to develop relationship across a diverse range of clientele.
Tuwharetoa Health is a kaupapa Maori provider that continues to deliver whanau centred services in Turangi, Taupo and Mangakino communities. Our vision is to improve the health of all who reside in the rohe of Ngati Tuwharetoa and we are guided by the values of Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga and Huhuatanga.
We are currently seeking a Family Start Whanau Worker to join our team.
About the role:
Family Start is a home visiting programme that focuses on improving children’s growth and health, learning and relationships, family circumstances, environment and safety. The role of a Family Start Whanau Worker is to support whanau who may be struggling with challenges or problems that may make it harder for them to care for their baby or young child. Family Start will begin to support babies and their parents/caregivers early in pregnancy and in the first year of life.In special circumstances the criteria may extend to whanau with children up to 3 years of age.
You will have a passion to empower whanau and be part of a team that are driven to make a difference in our community. You will have the right expertise and have suitable experience in working with young whanau.
- Value the Family Start approach to working with whanau
- Know how to access community resources for whanau
- A social work, ECE or health qualification is preferred
- Fully computer literate
- Full NZ Drivers Licence
If you are motivated to share in this important mahi and be part of the Tuwharetoa Health team, then we would like to hear from you! This role is a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.
Please apply in confidence to:
Tuwharetoa Health I Administrator
PO Box 326 TURANGI 3353
or 07 384 2882 option 2.
Applications currently open