Our Kaiarataki Haumaru is a vital role within our Social and Community Services team. 

This role exists to provide subject matter expertise to our Team Leads and kaimahi in the delivery and maintenance of quality practice.

Responsible for supporting us to uphold the highest standards of practice and empower confidence in our kaimahi, in their practice.

Support Muaūpoko Tribal Authority mahi whanau to deliver an amazing experience to all whanau. 

The role responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and support all aspects of Muaūpoko Tribal Authority frontline practice – to be the best we can be.
  • Review and Maintain our Practice Supervision Framework.
  • Partner with Team Leads in the development and implementation of our training and development plans.
  • To support Team Leads and kaimahi to effectively implement Kaupapa Māori practice models.
  • Monitoring and oversight process, policy and accreditation standards and processes.



  • Would love to work in an Iwi/Taha Maori environment. 
  • Four Ps – “positive people person with a passion” for making a difference through applying your own practice experience and expertise to amplify and invest in the practice of others.
  • Proven influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Style flexibility - unflappable.
  • Loves being part of a team whanau - where we all pitch in to support and participate in our community and iwi activities (regardless of our formal role titles) 
  • Enthusiastic about diversity and working with a wide range of people from all walks of life.
  • Is driven by strengths-based approach to your practice and you embrace “no judgment – ever”.
  • Gets joy from embracing and engaging in an environment of whanaungatanga, manaakitanga and kotahitanga.
  • Being a participator not a spectator is your happy space.
  • A Tertiary level qualification in social work or related discipline – alongside strong demonstrated practice experience.



Muaūpoko Tribal Authority is a mandated Iwi organisation for Muaūpoko Iwi and we also provide Social, Hauora and Community services.

Our Iwi vision is Whakahono. Kia tu Kaha. Muaūpoko.


Our primary goals are:

  • To protect and progress the interests of Muaūpoko people, Hapu and whanau.
  • To enact our Mana whenua responsibility to serve and support the wellbeing of all people living on our whenua and in our rohe.
  • To advocate and champion for all whanau.
  • To fulfill our role as Crown Treaty partner.



  • We offer a workplace where we care deeply about whanau ora, individual and collective wellbeing and we strive to create a Mahi Whanau atmosphere of support, encouragement and full engagement.
  • We have fun together as a Mahi Whanau and being a Mahi Whanau matters to us.
  • We stand united in our commitment to providing exceptional services and experiences for whanau and our community.
  • We are unafraid to advocate for all.
  • Competitive Salary and great working conditions



Clean and current full Driver Licence

Vulnerable Children’s Act compliance

Police Vet Check

A Clean Pre-Employment Drug Test


Send your Cover Letter, Application and CV to [email protected] before 14 August 2023