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Application Forms

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) Henderson

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 at the Waitakere Police Station.

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

  • experience in the social service sector
  • a qualification in social work or a related subject (would be desirable)
  • demonstrates an understand 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 Family Violence and 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 F18-013
  • Application form (Completed).

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

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

Applications will close at Friday the 17th August 2018.

 


Service Coordinator (Full time)- Tauranga

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

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 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 F18-014
  • Application form (Completed).

If you are keen to join our small, friendly team in the not-for-profit sector, send your Resume, Application form and Cover Letter (Ref F18-014)  to recruitment@victimsupport.org.nz

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

Applications close: Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

 


Support Worker (Full time/Permanent)- Auckland

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

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.

This role is a full-time, permanent position based in Ponsonby covering the Auckland district. To be successful, you will need to have

  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • a relevant qualification
  • 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
  • flexibility and the ability to work within the central Auckland area
  • be able to work outside normal day time hours including weekends
  • a full driving license and access to own transport
  • Have experience of supporting people affected by Family Harm

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

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.

To be considered, applications must include:

  • Application form (Completed and signed)
  • CV
  • Cover Letter quoting reference no F18-015

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

If you are keen to join our small, friendly team in the not-for-profit sector, send your Resume, Application form and Cover Letter (Ref F18-015)  to recruitment@victimsupport.org.nz

Applications close 5pm, Thursday the 23rd of August.

For any queries contact Wilson Irons –  027 248 5887.


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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