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Takihoa Takimano | Making a difference together

Our vision is for Aotearoa, New Zealand to be the best place in the world to grow up – a place where all children are safe, families and whānau are strong and communities are connected.

If you’re passionate about providing high quality, person-centred services that focus on the wellbeing of people and communities, we’d love to hear from you!

Why join Family Works?

He aha te mea nui o tea o. He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata.
What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

At Family Works our people bring a truly diverse range of skills, experiences, cultures and backgrounds.  It’s an incredibly humbling and inspiring place to work. Our team is full of caring, creative, reliable dependable, respectful and energetic people.

When you join our team, you know you’re making a real difference in people’s lives every day.

At Family Works we truly value our people and put a huge amount of effort into making the work environment positive.

A job at Family Works means:

  • a healthy work-life balance
  • competitive salaries
  • on-the-job training
  • supportive, passionate teammates
  • fun and inspiring work environments
  • personal growth and career development

Jobs like these don’t come along every day!

Build your career

Family Works spans across a broad range of social services with people from all walks of life. With a variety of positions and locations, you’ll have plenty of exciting career opportunities – and the flexibility and support to make it happen.

Some of the positions we employ are:

Social Workers – the caring professionals who provide care, support and advocacy for children and their whānau using Family Works services.

Counsellors – the trained professionals who support children and adults to work through personal and emotional issues and/or trauma.

Mediators – the Family Works dispute resolution experts.

Administrative staff – our ‘behind the scenes’ workers who help keep the Family Works wheels turning.

Mentors – our kaitautoko whānau are the creative, fun and energetic people who become role models and trusted friends, walking alongside young people facing challenging times.

Practice leaders – mentor, coach and support our committed and passionate multi-disciplinary teams to ensure top quality services

Managers – who are passionate about supporting our teams to keep tamariki safe, whānau strong and communities connected.

And lots more!