Job Description

Job Header

Support Worker - Part time - Counties Manukau

Private Advertiser

Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Jan 2019
Location
Auckland
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Community Development

Support Worker - Part time - Counties Manukau

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

We are now seeking a part-time Support Worker for our Counties Manukau area working 30 hours a week including weekend work. This role will normally be based at Otahuhu Police Station but this may vary depending on operational needs.

If you can answer ‘Yes’ to the following questions, this may be your new opportunity:

  • Are you able to work across five days a week including weekend work?
  • Are you energetic with a passion for assisting people in your community?
  • Are you culturally sensitive and able to work with people from different ethnic groups?
  • Do you want to be part of the interagency approach to reducing family harm in Counties Manukau?
  • Can you build effective working relationships with key stakeholders, to help provide a quality service to victims and their families as a result of family harm?
  • Do you have experience in problem solving and delivering outstanding service to clients under pressure?
  • Do you have an understanding of working with victims and their families as a result of Family Violence?
  • Are you able to work autonomously and as part of a team, yet also work independently and self-manage?
  • You will be required to undergo pre-employment vetting by the NZ Police. 
  • Applicants for this position must hold NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

As a Support Worker you will provide a front-line service through the ownership and management of support services to victims of crimes and trauma, also including Family Harm issues. You will be required to have excellent communication skills and be 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.

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

To join our small, friendly team, send your Resume, Application form and Cover Letter (Ref F19-003) to recruitment@victimsupport.org.nz.

Applications close 9:00am, Monday, 28 January 2019.

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

We are now seeking a part-time Support Worker for our Counties Manukau area working 30 hours a week including weekend work. This role will normally be based at Otahuhu Police Station but this may vary depending on operational needs.

If you can answer ‘Yes’ to the following questions, this may be your new opportunity:

  • Are you able to work across five days a week including weekend work?
  • Are you energetic with a passion for assisting people in your community?
  • Are you culturally sensitive and able to work with people from different ethnic groups?
  • Do you want to be part of the interagency approach to reducing family harm in Counties Manukau?
  • Can you build effective working relationships with key stakeholders, to help provide a quality service to victims and their families as a result of family harm?
  • Do you have experience in problem solving and delivering outstanding service to clients under pressure?
  • Do you have an understanding of working with victims and their families as a result of Family Violence?
  • Are you able to work autonomously and as part of a team, yet also work independently and self-manage?
  • You will be required to undergo pre-employment vetting by the NZ Police. 
  • Applicants for this position must hold NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

As a Support Worker you will provide a front-line service through the ownership and management of support services to victims of crimes and trauma, also including Family Harm issues. You will be required to have excellent communication skills and be 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.

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

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

Report this job advert

Be careful- Don’t provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs. If you see something suspicious .

Share this role