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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 – Palmerston North)

This is a permanent, full time role based in Palmerston North.  This is a Monday to Friday role although some flexibility around the hours exists subject to caseloads and manager approval. Evening and weekend work may be required from time to time.

The Service Coordinator will recruit, lead and support a team of dedicated volunteers who provide a 24/7 service in the community. The role will be based in Palmerston North (covers Manawatu/Horowhenua areas).

Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy to victims of serious crime and trauma.  Advocacy for the rights of victims will always be an essential part of our work with individuals, organisations and government.

In the role of Service Coordinator, you will be responsible for recruiting, leading and supporting a team of dedicated support workers (chiefly volunteers) who provide a 24/7 service to New Zealand Communities.  Your role will provide day to day direction of the support workers and oversee case management. This also includes applying a focused approach to case management and ensuring the right people, resources and relationships are in place. These roles may also oversee paid support workers as required.

To be successful in this role you will require excellent communications and interpersonal skills with a sensitivity to the needs of victims of crime and trauma.  We are also looking for people who can demonstrate sound judgement and an ability to problem solve.  It is essential that candidates have to ability to work independently or as part of a team.

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)

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.

This role offers the opportunity for an enthusiastic professional to make a real difference for New Zealanders.  You will play a role in continuing to build a collaborative, constructive and empathetic workplace culture; and lead through demonstrating our core ethos of humanity and care across communities, living our values and respect for the diverse NZ communities.

To be considered, applications must include:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter quoting reference no F18-021
  • Completed and signed Application form.  The Position Description is here and the Application form can be found here.

Applications close 9am, Monday 29th October 2018.

If you are keen to join our small, friendly team in the not-for-profit sector, send your Resume, Application form and Cover Letter to recruitment@victimsupport.org.nz


Service Coordinator (10-20 hours per week, Taumarunui)

The hours are between 10-20 hours per week and will average up to 15 with extended hours considered for training and meetings across the Ruapehu hub as required.

Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy to victims of serious crime and trauma.  Advocacy for the rights of victims will always be an essential part of our work with individuals, organisations and government.

In the role of Service Coordinator, you will be responsible for recruiting, leading and supporting a team of dedicated volunteer support workers who provide a 24/7 service to New Zealand Communities.  Your role will provide day to day direction of the volunteers and oversee volunteer case management. This also includes applying a focused approach to case management and ensuring the right people, resources and relationships are in place.

To be successful in this role you will require excellent communications and interpersonal skills with a sensitivity to the needs of victims of crime and trauma.  We are also looking for people who can demonstrate sound judgement and an ability to problem solve.  It is essential that candidates have to ability to work independently or as part of a team.

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)

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.

This role offers the opportunity for an enthusiastic professional to make a real difference for New Zealanders.  You will play a role in continuing to build a collaborative, constructive and empathetic workplace culture; and lead through demonstrating our core ethos of humanity and care across communities, living our values and respect for the diverse NZ communities.

 To be considered, applications must include:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter quoting reference no F18-020
  • Completed and signed Application form.  The Position Description is here. The Application form can be found here.

Applications close 9am, Monday 29th October 2018.

If you are keen to join our small, friendly team in the not-for-profit sector, send your Resume, Application form and Cover Letter to recruitment@victimsupport.org.nz


Service Coordinator (Family Violence focus)

Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to victims of serious crime and trauma. This is a full-time permanent position based at the Christchurch Central Police Station and will have a strong Family Violence focus.

The successful applicant will assist the Canterbury-Tasman Area Manager by coordinating activities for a small team of employees and local volunteers and ensuring that Family Violence issues are handled appropriately.

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

  • experience in the social service sector
  • knowledge and understanding of  Family Violence
  • a qualification in social work or a related subject (would be desirable)
  • experience coordinating teams and allocating work
  • demonstrates an understanding of Tikanga Maori and other cultural practices
  • an ability to think clearly and when working under pressure
  • sound judgement and an ability to problem solve
  • proven relationship management ability with supervision/coaching experience
  • demonstrated strong organisational and time management skills
  • an outgoing personality and be able to network and build relationships
  • knowledge and understanding of  Sexual Violence (would be an advantage)
  • training skills and experience (will be an advantage)
  • computer competency – ability to learn a new data recording system (is essential)
  • previous experience managing volunteers (would be an advantage)
  • Applicants for this position must hold 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 F18-019.
  • Application form (Completed).

The Application form can be found here.

Applications will close at 5pm on Monday, 22 October.

If you are keen to join our small, friendly team in the not-for-profit sector, send your Resume, Application form and Cover Letter to recruitment@victimsupport.org.nz

 


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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