Flexi Wage

Hire amazing people without the Cost!

Find out if the Flexi Wage is right for your business!


Jobs for Mums can

deliver FREE

recruitment and job

matching service at

no cost to employers

Calling all business owners and employers! Are you grappling with industry skills shortages and seeking to expand your team while making a positive social impact?

Jobs for Mums can deliver free recruitment and job-matching service at no cost to employers who are looking to hire as part of the flexi-wage program run by the Ministry of Social Development.

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Benefits to you include

Free Recruitment Service:

Let us handle the time-consuming task of finding the right people for you.

Access Jobs for Mums vast community:

With thousands of candidates visiting our platform every month, we make it easy to hire amazing people.

Beat the skills shortage:

Gain access to a diverse pool of job seekers who bring unique perspectives and skills to your team.

Easy Process:

We also provide support throughout the process, including paperwork and post-placement assistance and more.

Access Jobs for Mums vast community:

With thousands of candidates visiting our platform every month, we make it easy to hire amazing people.

Make a social Impact:

By providing meaningful employment opportunities you positively transform lives and foster inclusive communities.

What is the Flexi Wage Programme?

The Flexi-Wage Programme is a wage subsidy of up to $9,936 to employers who hire job seekers facing barriers to employment, helping them gain work experience and skills while earning an income. The program helps both job seekers and employers by making it easier to find work and create inclusive workplaces.

This financial assistance can significantly alleviate the costs of hiring and training new staff, making it an attractive option for businesses seeking to expand their workforce.

Who is it for?

This service is available to eligible businesses. If this sounds like you, get in touch today!

• Being a registered and legitimate business entity

• Being willing to employ individuals facing barriers to employment, such as solo parents, caregivers with long  employment gaps, or other challenges.

• Providing suitable flexible job opportunities that offer fair wages and meet employment standards and laws.

• Agreeing to participate in the program’s requirements, which includes some basic reporting.

Why Jobs For Mums?

Jobs for Mums is a social enterprise with a vast community of thousands of qualified job seekers looking for family friendly work around New Zealand. Our mahi has helped hundreds of employers like you find skilled local candidates ready to make a difference to your business.



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How it works

We make it easy for you to hire amazing people, quickly and easily.

Virtually Meet with us​​

Meet with an employment liaison to check eligibility, understand your business challenges and your ideal candidate

We Source Candidates​

We source and present you with candidates who closely match the role from our talent pool

You conduct Interviews​

You interview candidates and present an offer to the most suitable candidate for the position

Post Placement Support​

Benefit from ongoing assistance from an employment liaison who will guide you through post-placement paperwork and provide ongoing support as needed.

Frequently asked questions

If you have an employee in mind, contact us before they start work. We can talk to you about whether you can get Flexi-wage for them.  If you have already hired through us, let us know and we can see if that person qualifies for this programme.

The payment amount is determined based on the individual’s circumstances and the hours of their work contract, whether it is part-time or full-time. Depending on how much support they need, you may be able to get a wage contribution for:


24 weeks, at $276 a week, totaling $6,624 (GST inclusive), or

36 weeks, at $276 a week, totaling $9,936 (GST inclusive).

When you hire someone, you will need to provide us with an email stating that you hired that person and the start date. You will also need to complete a monthly time sheet form so the wages can be paid out to you. Also, we will call you as required to check in and provide support.

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