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Our vacancies

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We currently have no vacancies, however we do require:


Support Worker – Part-time (25hrs/week) – Kaitaia

Victim Support Far North 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 to think under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • excellent computer skills
  • have flexibility and be able to work within the wider Northland District
  • be able to work outside normal day-time hours and some weekends
  • a full driving license and access to own transport

Applications close Friday, 20th October 2017, 5pm.

Download a full description here and the relevant application for here


Support Worker – Full-time (40hrs/week) – Lakes & Eastern Bay of Plenty

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 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

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

Download a position description here and relevant application for here

Applications close: Friday, 27th October 2017, 5pm.


Suicide Bereavement Specialist – Full time (40hrs/week) – Waikato/Waitemata/Northland

Our specialist Suicide Support Service provides support after a suicide and is funded by the Ministry of Health.

This vacancy is for a postvention Suicide Bereavement Specialist covering the Northland/Wider Auckland/ Waikato region. This role does not involve significant direct client contact, but rather, the Specialist is responsible for the complete oversight and case management of high quality postvention services, ensuring people dealing with the aftermath of a suicide receive the support they need.

Key tasks include:

  • Case managing and supervising Victim Support’s volunteers while they provide support to those bereaved by suicide
  • Ensuring there are appropriate responses in place around incidents involving victims in multiple areas and in incidents with several Support Workers providing support
  • Monitoring initial response support service delivery in the geographical area covered, ensuring implementation of best practice and comprehensive delivery of the service pathway in the Quality Standards Manual
  • Following service delivery and referral protocols and the accurate and timely reporting of results to the Manager
  • Planning, facilitating and delivering training for Victim Support’s volunteer base
  • Networking and collaborating where appropriate with other stakeholders and partners

Sound like you ?

Then, Download a position description here and relevant application for here

Applications close: Wednesday, 1st November 2017, 9 am.


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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