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Advertised Vacancies – All applicants for paid, advertised vacancies (e.g. non-volunteer roles) must complete an Application Form. It can be found here.

Volunteer information and sign up form can be found here.


Service Coordinator – Permanent, Full time

Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to victims of serious crime and trauma. This role is a full-time permanent position based in North Shore covering both North Shore/Rodney areas.

As Service Coordinator you will be a self-managing person who has:

  • experience in the social service sector
  • an ability to think clearly and when needed to work under pressure
  • sound judgement and an ability to problem solve
  • proven relationship management ability with some supervision/coaching skills
  • demonstrated strong organisational skills
  • an outgoing personality and be able to network and build relationships
  • some knowledge and understanding of Family Violence and Sexual Violence (will be an advantage)
  • training skills and experience (will be an advantage)
  • computer competency – ability to learn a new data recording system (is essential)

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

You will be required to undergo pre-employment vetting by the NZ Police.

Applications will only be considered if they include:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter quoting reference no F18-011
  • Completed and signed Application form (link below).

The Position Description is here and the Application form can be found here.

Applications close on Friday the 27th July at 5:00 p.m. To apply, visit Seek and click the Apply button.


Accounts Officer (Part Time)

Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to victims of serious crime and trauma. Based in the National Office, our Corporate Services team is looking for an experienced accounts professional to make a difference in our growing organisation.

This is a permanent part time role of 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Some flexibility may exist around how the hours may be worked, although a regular pattern of work will be required. The ability to work additional hours at peak times during the year would be advantageous.

This newly created role will ensure that our stakeholders receive the information they require and that our account payments are accurate and timely. This is an accounts role with “extras” – As part of our team, the incumbent will participate in a range of finance and administrative activities.

We’re looking for an organised, flexible self-starter with:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • At least two years’ experience in Accounts Payable using computerised AP systems
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel
  • Reconciliations expertise
  • Analytical skills and an eye for detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Impeccable ethical standards
  • Strong customer service focus and a willingness to support the wider team

Please note that:

  • You will be required to undergo pre-employment vetting by the NZ Police.
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please note that applications will not be considered unless they include:

  • CV
  • Cover letter (citing reference F18-009)
  • Completed and signed application form.

Position Descriptions are available here and the application form can be downloaded here.

If you are keen to join our small, friendly team in the not-for-profit sector, apply through Seek by 16 July.


Volunteers Wanted – Court Companion – Auckland, Manukau and Waitakere courts

 Your role will be to advise and support victims prior to and during the court processes.

Opportunities at Auckland, Manukau and Waitakere courts. Comprehensive training will be given.

Our mission is that “Victims of crime and trauma are in control of restoring their lives”

The aim of Victim Support is exactly that, we will look at all ways that we can to support a victim, this may include advocacy, just listening, Court support, financial aid, prepare victim impact statements for court. Our purpose is to help the victim regain control and to rebuild their lives.

Requirements:
Empathy, good communication, non-judgmental attitude, confidentiality, computer literate and access to a computer, full driving license, Police check, efficient in submitting case notes on time via computer, reliable, and able to attend initial training program and ongoing training meetings. Criminal background check is required.

Training:
Training includes: Victim Support Induction Training Programme which is held over two weekends, followed by specialist training for court companion volunteers which is held over two weekdays. Ongoing monthly workshop training is provided as is supervision and debriefing.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form here.


Victim Support Approved Registered Counsellor

Victim Support works in partnership with approved registered counsellors for some crimes.

Counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, and other health professionals who wish to be considered for the role of a Victim Support approved registered counsellor must meet specified criteria.

If you are interested in becoming an approved registered counsellor for Victim Support, please read the Victim Assistance Scheme (VAS) Counsellor Information.

If you would like to apply, please download and complete these three forms: the Counsellor Application form, the VAS Counsellor Referee Form, and the Police Vetting form.

Please send to the address on the application form.

No closing date

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