Arohanui Art and Education Trust provides day services that have a creative and community approach for people living with a disability in both Tauranga and Te Puke.

Due to a further increase in client numbers requiring services, we are wanting to bring some extra dynamic members to join the Arohanui team. 

  • The position is for 5 days a week, Monday to Friday working at our Tauranga  Centres. 

  • The role will be for a minimum of 30 hours per week. The hours of work are usually between 9am and 3pm. 

  • Immediate start available or by mutual agreement. 

  • Keen for a change for 2024 we want to hear from you.

A positive attitude and flexibility, with a desire to provide excellent services to the people we support is a prerequisite.

We operate all year round with a compulsory close down for three weeks over the Christmas period. The successful applicant must be able to work during the school holidays.

We offer competitive hourly rates up to $28.25 per hour depending on experience.

On going training and support to obtain a level 4 qualification in Health and Well being.

And insurance scheme after a qualifying period as well as other staff benefits.

Key attributes required. 

  • Experience in working with people with intellectual disabilities preferred, or a desire to work in the disability sector.

  • Experience/or comfortable in supporting people with personal cares.

  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal.

  • Able to develop and deliver life skills programmes in a fun creative way. 

  • Awesome team player with a can do attitude.

  • Sense of humour.

  • Clean full drivers licence. 

  • Current First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain one.

  • Employment is conditional on completion of a Police check.

You may be looking for a change of career or want to change your current role for set hours with no weekends or sleepovers. We want to hear from you. 

If you believe you have the required skills that sets you apart from others and want to make a positive difference to a person’s life, we want  to hear from you.

Please forward a Cover Letter and tell us about yourself and a current CV by email to;

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If you require further information you can contact Peter Gibson on  07 579 4603