Thinking about a Career with Raukawa

The Raukawa Charitable Trust is always looking to employee dedicated and qualified individuals to join our team to build a brighter future for our iwi members and the wider community.


Vacancy Listing


Alcohol and Other Drug Clinician (.8 FTE – 32 hours/week)


A part time opportunity has arisen within the Tiwai Hauora Clinical Service Team for an experienced Alcohol and Other Drug Clinician to make a difference by working with individuals and their families/whānau and assisting them in reducing and resolving alcohol and drug related problems.


This role provides a community or outpatient based alcohol and drug assessment, treatment, and consultation/liaison service within a kaupapa Māori framework. This position is based in Tokoroa and will involve travel to our satellite offices in Putaruru, Matamata & Te Awamutu.


You will have excellent communication, assessment, treatment and referral skills, experience and expertise in working with people from diverse environments and a clear problem solving approach.


Our ideal applicant will possess:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in accordance with the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003; or Social work registration;
  • A Drug and Alcohol Counselling Certificate at Level 7 or above.
  • Current DAPAANZ registration or be willing to undertake achievement
  • Be familiar with Maori models of health
  • Registered Nurses must have a Scope of Practice which includes Mental Health*

This position is subject to safety checks including Police Vetting and all applicants must possess a full current driver’s licence.


The Raukawa Charitable Trust (RCT) has been providing quality environmental, health and social development initiatives throughout the South Waikato since 1987. We are proud to deliver a wide range of innovative iwi-led initiatives in various sectors of health, social, treaty, cultural, and environmental development.


For more information about the role please phone Peter O’Brien 07 885 0260 for a confidential discussion.


To apply send your application including CV and cover letter to


Application Form Position Description


Well Child Tamariki Ora Kaiawhina (Case Worker) (Maternity Cover Position, Full Time)


We are looking for a kaiāwhina to assist the Tamariki Ora nurse in supporting families/whānau/caregivers in maximising their child’s developmental potential and health status to establishing a strong foundation for ongoing healthy development between the ages of 0-5 years. This is a 6 month Maternity Cover contract position.

Working from our Tokoroa branch office, this position is an exciting opportunity for a genuine, caring individual and who is passionate about of the wellbeing of our tamariki and whānau.

Our preferred applicant will:
• Be an experienced and qualified Community Health Worker, Social Worker, Plunket Karitane or Kaiāwhina.
• Hold a Level 4 Certificate in Health & Wellbeing, Tamariki Ora or similar
• Skills and experience related to Tamariki wellbeing and healthy development
• Have an understanding of Te Reo me ona Tikanga o Raukawa
• Have a basic understanding of Te Reo Māori
• Experience working with Iwi/Māori organisations is desirable.

Applicants must hold a valid and full Class 1 drivers licence, provide a resume in chronological order and be prepared to undergo Police vetting.

For a confidential discussion or to request a copy of the position description please contact Kelsi Motutere on 07 885 0260.

To apply, send your application including CV and cover letter to


Application Form Position Description