Support Navigator (Social Worker)

Listed 14 days Ago
VisionWest Community Trust
Non-profit - Social Services

Work directly with whanau and individuals of VisionWest Community Trust Housing team and its multiple housing programmes. Engage and support whanau and individuals by providing individual assessments and plans. Connect whanau and individuals to life skill services, advocacy and supports. Provide an integrated and holistic approach to care for whanau and individuals in housing need. 

You will also:

  • Support people who have housing related issues and receive external referrals
  • Empower whanau and individuals to live independently 
  • Encourage an enhanced sense of wellbeing in all areas of their lives 
  • Share hope that will encourage whanau to transform their current circumstances 
  • Meet all KPIs required by the multiple contracts being delivered by Housing

You will need: 

  • A tertiary qualification in social practice
  • The ability to work within a Kaupapa Māori framework 
  • Have an understanding of tikanga Māori
  • Experience dealing with those who have experienced trauma and abuse
  • A commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi

You will receive:

  • Ongoing training, pay for registration and practicing certificate
  • If you live in Christchurch Central City, the opportunity of working closer to home
  • The chance to further your social work experience within a large organisation
  • Great supportive team environment 

VisionWest Community Trust is a not-for-profit organisation with faith-based roots, that provides a range of services to communities in Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Christchurch.

Aroha (Compassion) 

Manaakitanga (Holistic Care) 

Mana (Dignity) 

Whanaungatanga (Authentic Relationships)

A commitment to the vision, mission and values of VisionWest Community Trust is essential for this position, see

If this role appeals to you, then please apply now.


The NZ Government has mandated that workers in the health and disability/education sectors must receive their first dose of the Covid vaccine by November 15th and their second dose by January 1st 2022.  Due to this mandate, we’ll need to collect evidence of your vaccination status during our recruitment process.

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