Victim Support Contact Service provides a nationwide 24-hour response service to victims of crime and trauma.
As a member of this team you will have the following:
Full training provided.
There are two part-time positions available for up to 20 hours a week covering a variety of shifts. The successful applicants must be available for weekends and night shifts.
Applications close: Monday, 4th September 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Do you want a career which makes a tangible difference to your community?
Do you want the opportunity to work directly with people to help change their lives?
To be successful, you will need to have:
Applications close: Friday, 8th September 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
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.
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 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.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form here
Victim Support works in partnership with approved registered counsellors for some crimes.
Counsellors, psychotherapists, and other health professionals who wish to be considered for the role of a Victim Support approved registered counsellor must meet the following criteria:
If you are interested in becoming an approved registered counsellor for Victim Support, please download & complete the application form
No closing date