Attendance Advisor

The Tai Tokerau Attendance Service works with young people aged 6 to 16 years who are disengaged from school.  The Attendance Service supports these young people and their whanau to re-engage with education.

We are looking for a passionate, energetic and dedicated person to work with young people and their whanau in the Whangarei area.

The successful applicant will have a solid understanding of the schooling system and the different education options available in the area.  They will also have established networks and the ability to relate well to young people, whanau, school staff and other agencies.

This is a full-time (30 – 40 hours per week negotiable with the successful candidate) permanent position, based in Whangarei. Own transport is essential.

To apply for this role:

  1. Download an application form here.
  2. Complete the application form and return to us by no later than Monday, 27th February 2017 at 5.00 pm, with a copy of your CV and Cover Letter.

A copy of the job description is also available for download here.

Applications may be submitted via email to hr@ngapuhi.org or alternatively, posted to:

Human Resources

Te Rūnanga Ā Iwi O Ngāpuhi

PO Box 263

Kaikohe 0440

Marked “Confidential – Job Application:

Applications close: Monday 27th February 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

For more information, please contact Carina Dickson (Team Leader) via email carina.dickson@ngapuhi.org


Social Worker in Schools

Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services is looking to recruit an experienced and qualified Social Worker for its SWiS service in Whangarei, based at Totara Grove School. 

The role involves supporting children whose social and family circumstances put their chances of achieving good education, social and health outcomes at risk.  The social worker will be based in schools and work with children and their whānau to develop their strengths, resources, resilience and problem solving abilities.   The successful applicant will be experienced and able to successfully engage with children and their families, particularly Māori who make up the majority of the client base for this service.

You must also be able to develop strong community links, and the ability to engage professionally with other agencies such as Child, Youth & Family, community, education and health agencies.

To apply for this role:

  1. Download an application form here.
  2. Complete the application form and return to us by no later than Monday, 27th February 2017 at 5.00 pm, with a copy of your CV and Cover Letter.

A copy of the job description is also available for download here.

Applications may be submitted via email to hr@ngapuhi.org or alternatively, posted to:

Human Resources

Te Rūnanga Ā Iwi O Ngāpuhi

PO Box 263

Kaikohe 0440

Marked “Confidential – Job Application:

Applications close: Monday 27th February 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

For more information, please contact Sue Vaughan via email sue.vaughan@ngapuhi.org