Social Worker/Youth Worker

Directions Youth Health Centre (DYHC) is a Youth One Stop Shop for all Hawkes Bay, offering FREE nurse clinics and wellbeing support for all young people aged between 10 – 24 years.

DYHC is looking for a competent and youth friendly professional to join our small team to support the young people of Hawkes Bay. We are seeking a candidate or candidates to fill a total of 40 hours per week.

To secure this position the ideal person would:

  • Have a passion for working with young people and knowledge of youth development

  • Have a suitable professional qualification (social worker/ counsellor/ experienced youth worker) with registration with a NZ professional body

  • Have skills in therapeutic intervention

  • Understand and work under the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

  • Have experience working within mental health and/ or with young people

  • Be flexible and prepared to hit the ground running

  • Have some knowledge or practice in using the Headss Assessment tool

If you think you are the right person to join our team, please send cover letter and cv through to:



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Monday:          09:00am - 05:00pm

Tuesday:          09:00am - 05:00pm

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