Current vacancies within the Archdiocese of Wellington.

Updated 16 August 2022.

Social Worker at Catholic Social Services (Wellington)

We are looking for a Creative Social Worker to join our team!

Do you thrive on challenge and change? Are you a creative thinker? Then join us- out here on the margins!

Creativity with a little bit of chaos are a given as our organisation rises to meet the challenges of a different future. We are building collaborations and effective partnerships with other organisations and diverse groups of people.

 If this sounds like you and you believe in empowering communities to support each other….then read on!

Wellington Catholic Social Services is looking for a creative social worker to join our team in developing a practice model for 2022 and beyond. This is an exciting time to join us.

  • Do you have a commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi, Mātauranga Maori and Te Ao Maori?
  • Do you understand bi-cultural and multi-cultural environments?
  • Have you (ideally) worked with issues of family harm and protection of children?
  • Are you looking to work more actively at the community level?
  • Are you an active networker who thrives in collaborative models?
  • Do you have a social work degree (ideally) with 1- 2 years’ work experience -or are a mature graduate?

Yes- – Then let’s korero!

Sure, there will be the usual processes to follow – but we like to korero kanohi ki te kanohi first.

Either email  or phone 04 385 8642.

Look forward to meeting you.

Closing date for applications is 3pm, Friday 30th September 2022.

Cathedral Parish Music Coordinator/Leader

Sacred Heart Metropolitan Cathedral Parish, Wellington, seeks applications for the position of Music Co-ordinator/Leader. This is a part-time, 15-hours-a week, fixed-term contract until December 2023. The successful applicant will be responsible for co-ordinating the music requirements across all parish liturgies, including the establishment of a voluntary choir/singing group to regularly lead the congregation at the Sunday morning service. The position requires flexibility and includes weekend work. Applicants should have musical training to tertiary level or equivalent professional standard, and ideally be familiar with Catholic liturgy.

Please contact Debbie Matheson at for a position description, enquiries, and to submit a written application enclosing a curriculum vitae. Applications close 30 August 2022.

Hospital Chaplain – Wellington Hospital (Permanent, Part-Time – 20 hours a week).

We seek a qualified person to work as a member of the Wellington Hospital Chaplaincy Team. 

The Catholic Chaplaincy provides for the pastoral, spiritual, ethical and religious needs of patients and staff at Wellington Hospital.

The successful candidate will come from a committed Catholic ministry background, demonstrate the maturity and resilience required to be a Chaplain. You will have undertaken ongoing formation and had at least two years of pastoral ministry. You will need a demonstrated aptitude for working in mental health. A commitment to ongoing CPD to become a registered healthcare chaplain with NZHCA is required.

Please send a cover letter, and CV to Kamau Holland at

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5pm, Friday 9th September 2022

Community Facilitator (Permanent, Part-Time) vacancy at Catholic Social Services.

Vacancies Archdiocese of Wellington