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Support Worker – Part-time (20hrs/week) – Hawkes Bay

Do you want a career which makes a tangible difference to people’s well being who live in your community when they are often at their lowest ebb?

Then read on!

Victim Support Hawkes Bay is seeking a professional social service support worker to provide crisis response to victims of crime and trauma.

To be successful, you will need to have:

  • excellent interpersonal skill
  • a relevant qualification
  • be able to relate to a diverse group of people.
  • the ability think under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • good computer skills
  • a full driving license and access to own transport.

Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to victims of serious crime and trauma.

Download the position description here and the relevant application for here.

TO APPLY: Email your CV, covering letter and application form to  recruitment@victimsupport.org.nz

Applications close Thursday, 30th November 2017 at 5.00pm.


Family Harm (Violence) Support Worker – Full time (40hrs/week) – based in Morrinsville

Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to victims of serious crime and trauma.

We are seeking Family Harm Support Worker to work five days a week including weekend cover.

If you can answer yes to the following questions this may be your new opportunity:

  • Are you energetic with a passion for assisting people in your community?
  • Do you want to be part of the inter-agency approach to reducing family harm in Waikato?
  • Can you build effective working relationships with key stakeholders, to enable you to provide a quality service to victims and their families as a result of family harm?
  • Do you have experience in problem solving and delivering an outstanding service to clients under pressure?
  • Do you have an understanding of working with victims and their families as a result of Family Harm (including Family Violence)?
  • Are you able to work autonomously and as part of a team?

As a Family Harm Support Worker you will provide a front line service through the ownership and management of support services to victims of Family Harm but may also include supporting all victims of Family Harm and/or other crimes and trauma.    You will be required to have excellent communication skills and able to work as a member of a team.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a caring emotionally intelligent individual to make a real difference in your community.  You will be provided with additional training to enable you to be successful in this role.

Download the position description here and the relevant application for here.

Applications close Monday, 27th November 2017 at 9:00 am


Support Worker – Full time (40hrs/week) – based in Rotorua

Do you want a career which makes a tangible difference to your community? Do you want the opportunity to work directly with people to help change their lives?

Then read on!
Victim Support Lakes and Eastern Bay of Plenty region is seeking a professional support worker to provide crisis response and follow up support to victims of crime and trauma.
To be successful, you will need to have:

  • excellent interpersonal skill
  • a relevant qualification or relevant social or justice sector experience
  • be able to relate to a diverse group of people
  • the ability to think under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • good computer skills
  • have flexibility and be able to work within the wider Lakes District
  • be able to work outside normal day time hours and some weekend
  • a full driving license and access to own transport

Download the position description here and the relevant application for here.

Applications close Tuesday, 28th November 2017 at 9.00am


 Support Worker – Full-time (40hrs/week) – Auckland

Are you flexible and excited by the opportunity to work with victims of crime and trauma?
Have you experience in working with individuals who have been victims of Family Violence? If so this exciting and challenging position, based in the Auckland Region could be the next step in your career.
It is expected that the applicant will both be able to work autonomously and as part of a team.
This position is not for everyone, but if you like variety and are up for a challenge, this could be just what you are looking for.
To be successful, you will need to have:

  • excellent interpersonal skill
  • a relevant qualification
  • be able to relate to a diverse group of people
  • the ability to think under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • flexible in your approach
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • good computer skills
  • a full driving license and access to own transport

Download the position description here and the relevant application for here.

Applications closes Monday, 11th December 2017 at 4:30 pm


 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 download and complete the application form.

No closing date

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