Social Worker

Kaimahi Toko i te Ora

Social workers provide advice, advocacy and support to people with personal and social problems. They also help with community and social issues.

Pay

Social workers usually earn

$42K-$66K per year

Source: Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a social worker are good due to a shortage of people in the role.
Janine Olasa sitting at her desk, looking at papers

Janine Olasa reading over some case notes

Last updated 21 April 2016