Pou Āwhina - Cultural Support Worker & Trainer

Immerse Charitable Trust

  • Full Time
  • Auckland
Rodney & North Shore
Community Services & Development
Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
Full time

Save Pou Awhina - Cultural Support and Trainer Role at Immerse Charitable Trust

Opportunity of a Lifetime!

Are you looking for a new challenge for 2022 where you can contribute to a collaborative & fun workspace? Be part of an amazing team who are helping to transform the care space in Aotearoa? Great!  We have Big Plans!!

You will be joining a high functioning, collaborative, multi-disciplinary team and an organisation that is genuinely making a difference in the lives of tamariki and rangatahi whāngai (children and young people in foster care) and their caregivers.

Our Story  - Immerse

Since starting in the beginning of 2018, Immerse has grown rapidly through hard work and a continual drive to see a transformed and transformational culture of foster care in Aotearoa.  www.immerse.org.nz

About the Organisation

At Immerse we believe strongly that the right training and ongoing support for foster parents makes a difference in the outcomes for tamariki and rangatahi whāngai. 

Our Values

  • We value our team
  • We listen, we care, we serve
  • We practice open & real communication
  • We empower tamariki whāngai and whānau
  • We do what we say we'll do
  • We face challenges with optimism
  • We innovate & constantly improve
  • We do the right thing
  • We believe in people & their dreams

About the Role

The right candidate will be able to provide cultural support to foster parents, tamariki and rangatahi to support their cultural identity while in care. You will be working closely with the training and coaching team as well as the social work team to achieve results.  

Deliver cultural training presentations for foster parents. Provide support sessions with tamariki and rangatahi who identify as Maori. 


  • Fluent in Te Reo Maori
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Experience working directly with children or teaching or similar role
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities

How To Apply

If you have the appropriate experience and have a keen interest to work in a unique and vibrant atmosphere, then we want to hear from you! In return for your efforts, you'll get to bring real meaning to your work where no two days are ever the same!

Please apply here via seek including a cover letter and your current Curriculum Vitae and we will be in touch.

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