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He karanga mōu kia mauri ora ai te ao o ā tātou tamariki me ō rātou whānau.

A call to you to help create a world where children and families are valued and flourish.

Stand Tū Māia works to support tamariki who live with whānau or are in care, and are vulnerable to cumulative harm and have complex needs. The service aims to break the cycle of toxic stress and remove the constraints to whānau flourishing. We aim to do this by taking a bio-psycho-social, spiritual and nutritional approach to tamariki and whānau restoration and preservation. We strongly believe that healing relationships and social connectedness is at the heart of our mahi. Responsibilities will include working with a variety of cultures including Māori and Pacifica, and all staff are expected to demonstrate cultural humility and a commitment to restoration of whānau as a form of Te Tiriti redress.

Stand Tū Māia are calling for applications from people committed to restoring and preserving tamariki and whānau safety... and wellness who can bring:
• Commitment to biculturalism and the promise of equity laid down by Te Tiriti o Waitangi
• Demonstrated ability to deeply engage, walk alongside and offer consistent kindness to tamariki and whānau
• An understanding of therapeutic social work, systems theory and the impacts of relational trauma
• Consistent attention to safety and wellbeing which underpins all aspects of practice
• Familiarity with child development and the importance of healthy attachment
• Be open to understanding and valuing Te Ao Māori
• A high standard of literacy demonstrated in case recording, assessment, analysis and child and family plan documentation
• Full driver's licence
• Full Social Work Registration and current practicing certificate

We offer a strong sense of team, good working conditions, revised competitive salary, a genuine commitment to wellbeing and significant training and professional development opportunities. We celebrate and seek diversity and inclusivity.

The position is based in Whangarei. When applying you will be asked to address the key competencies of the role and provide a covering letter along with your CV.

For more information check our website link below or, for an informal chat or visit, contact the Intensive Family Wraparound Service Leader Soraya Te Iringa on 027 289 2414 or [email protected]

Applications Close: 27 May 2024
Northland New Zealand


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