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Family Start Worker

• North Shore
• Exciting Family Work opportunity
• High needs families with newborns
• Join a great team making a positive difference with Pacific and Migrant communities

About their role:

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark with the leading Pacific health and social services organisation and have the right blend of expertise and enthusiasm this could be your ideal role.  This 40 hour per week position based in Northcote is a special opportunity and requires a versatile social / family worker looking for an exciting new role.  

Family Start is a free service for parents and caregivers who are facing challenges which are making parenting harder. The Family Start Worker’s role is to support families to become more confident with their parenting and to improve their overall social, education and health aspirations. 

About you

You will have a real wish to make a difference in your community with young families, have the right expertise and have suitable experience in working with Pacific peoples. 

Key Requirements:

  • Value the Family Start approach to working with families
  • Know how to access community resources for families
  • Be trained in 'Parents as First Teachers'or willing to be trained 
  • Level B social work qualification
  • Fully computer literate
  • Have a full Drivers Licence

Apply / Find out more 

For an application form, job description email or text FSW and your email address to 0212713333 or call us on 0272723388

Applications will be progressively reviewed so apply now  

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4 Auckland Cornerstone accredited primary health practices. The Fono foremost Pacific health and social services organisation – Call or text GPL to Anthony on 0272723388 or email

Carpentry Tutor

- Teaching / Mentoring 
- OCA - The leading Pacific PTE
- Auckland – Training

About the role:

If you have been working as a supervising tradesman or tutor in construction and are now looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the Pacific community this is the ideal role for you. You’ll need a blend of experience and enthusiasm for young people and the right credentials.

We have a Tutor/Mentor positions available now at the Oceania Career Academy for programmes preparing students for employment in the construction trades along with assessor duties. 

As well as teaching and mentor duties the role includes working with the management team on the development of the organisation and proposals for initiatives in educational transitions to skilled work and higher education within the wider Pacific peoples’ social context.   Located in Auckland 40 hours per week – salaried position.

About you:

We are looking for someone with the vision, skills and trade qualifications to unleash the potential of Pacific students and set them on the path to lifelong skilled employment this is your chance. As the Tutor/Mentor you will

  • Use current best practice to support the highest training standards and to provide a positive student learning experience
  • Have a minimum of 3 years practical building industry experience including experience in carpentry at a supervisory level and hold a Trade Certification or National Certificate in Carpentry (level 4)
  • Hold the National Unit Standard 4098 and the National Certificate in Adult Education and Training -Level 4 (or be willing to complete these courses)
  • Assist to design and deliver training programmes in a manner that is consistent with the priorities and culture of OCA
  • Provide pastoral support to students necessary to ensure their retention and success
  • Actively engage with schools and also other stakeholders including commercial enterprises to maintain currency, relevance and credibility of the programme
  • Support and contribute actively to the operation of OCA, including through project teams

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text OCACT to 021 271 3333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details –

Applications will be progressively reviewed so apply now