Careers

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is an innovative, family-focused organisation committed to the development of strong whānau and communities.

For the past 32 years, our health, social, education and community development teams have worked successfully with whānau throughout sunny Hawke's Bay. Our 270 staff now work across the lower North Island in a wide range of capacities.


This is a fantastic organisation in which to further your career and gain valuable professional experience.

We support our staff in ongoing professional development, healthy lifestyles and opportunities for cultural activities.
Come and join us!

Please see below for our current job openings. If there is nothing there that interests you, please register your interest to work with us and we will get in touch if something matches your requirements.

Job Openings:

Kaimanaaki Waiorua

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga have employment opportunities in our residential mental health team.

Casual Early Childhood Education Teacher - Kaiako

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
We are looking for casual qualified Early Childhood Education teachers

Café and Catering Assistant

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
We are looking for a Café and Catering Assistant to work in Café Alfalfa, located at our main premises based in Hastings

Kai Haukunui - Tamariki Ora Nurse

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is looking for an experienced Tamariki Ora Nurse to join our thriving team.

Kai Ringahora - Te Whare Pora Navigator

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
We have an exciting opportunity for a Kai Ringahora - Te Whare Pora Navigator to provide support and link clients to relevant support services.

Kairaranga (Weaver) - Te Whare Pora

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga has an exciting opportunity for an experienced kairaranga who will design and deliver Te Whare Pora weaving programme.

Kai Ringahora - Family Start Social Worker

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga has an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker keen to be part of an innovative organisation

Dental Assistant

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
We are searching for a fixed term Dental Assistant.

Addictions Practitioner

Upper Hutt City - Wellington
Addictions Practitioner Rimutaka Prison

Early Childhood Education Teacher - Kaiako

Hastings - Hawkes Bay
We are looking for an experienced Early Childhood Education Teacher