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SUPPORT WORKER (Family Harm) - Full-time, Permanent - Christchurch

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Job Listing Date
11 Feb 2019
Location
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Other

SUPPORT WORKER (Family Harm) - Full-time, Permanent - Christchurch

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

We are now seeking a full time Family Harm Support Worker for our Christchurch area working across five days a week including weekend work.

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 Christchurch?
  • Can you build effective working relationships with key stakeholders, enabling you to provide a quality service to family harm victims and their families?
  • 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)?
  • Do you have a full licence and access to transport?
  • Are you available to work weekends as rostered?
  • Are you able to work autonomously and as part of a team, yet also work independently and self-manage?

As a Family Harm Support Worker, you will provide a front-line service through the ownership and management of support services specifically to all victims of Family Harm and/or other crimes and trauma.   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.

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.

Applications must be received on or before 9:00 am, Monday 4th March 2019. The Position Description can be found here and the Application form can be found here.

Applications will only be considered if they include:

• CV
• Cover Letter
• Completed and signed Application form. 

 

To join our small, friendly team, send your Resume, Application form and Cover Letter (Ref F19-012) to recruitment@victimsupport.org.nz or hit the Apply button.

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

We are now seeking a full time Family Harm Support Worker for our Christchurch area working across five days a week including weekend work.

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 Christchurch?
  • Can you build effective working relationships with key stakeholders, enabling you to provide a quality service to family harm victims and their families?
  • 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)?
  • Do you have a full licence and access to transport?
  • Are you available to work weekends as rostered?
  • Are you able to work autonomously and as part of a team, yet also work independently and self-manage?

As a Family Harm Support Worker, you will provide a front-line service through the ownership and management of support services specifically to all victims of Family Harm and/or other crimes and trauma.   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.

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.

Applications must be received on or before 9:00 am, Monday 4th March 2019. The Position Description can be found here and the Application form can be found here.

Applications will only be considered if they include:

• CV
• Cover Letter
• Completed and signed Application form. 

 

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