Family Works is a service of Presbyterian Support East Coast that changes the cycle of family violence, abuse and neglect by empowering children and their families through social work and counselling services.

Our Social Workers in Schools work closely with students and their families, Principals, teaching staff and other professionals to enhance educational and social outcomes.

This position is based in Central Hawke's Bay.

You will have:

  • A degree or diploma qualification in Social Work
  • ANZASW or NZRB registration
  • A commitment to child protection social work practice
  • A demonstrated ability to engage students and families from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with other professionals 
  • Ability to facilitate programmes for children and adults
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Demonstrated assessment, analytical and conceptual skills 
  • Proven time management, excellent communication and reporting skills.

In return for your skills, your knowledge and your passion for your work, you’ll be part of a well-led team with a strong focus on team support and professional development. 

Application packs are available from:

Family Works HB

87 Te Mata Road, Havelock North

Phone 06 876 2156 Email:

Social Worker in Schools