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Service Co-ordinator – Full time (40hrs/week) – Counties Manukau

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 professional who has:

  • experience in the social service or justice sector
  • an ability to think clearly under pressure
  • sound judgement and an ability to problem solve
  • strong in volunteer recruitment and retention
  • excellent relationship management ability that can enhance relationship with key stakeholders such as police and volunteers
  • Strong in debriefing/supervision/coaching and mentoring skills
  • strong organisational skills
  • knowledge and understanding of Family Harm and Sexual Harm essential
  • training skills and experience (will be an advantage)
  • computer competency and data-base experience essential
  • ability to work flexible hours essential.

Download the position description here and the relevant application for here.

Applications close Monday, 11th December 2017 at 9:00 am


 Support Worker – Full-time (40hrs/week) – Auckland

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.
It is expected that the applicant will both be able to work autonomously and as part of a team.
This position is not for everyone, but if you like variety and are up for a challenge, this could be just what you are looking for.
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
  • flexible in your approach
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • good computer skills
  • a full driving license and access to own transport

Download the position description here and the relevant application for here.

Applications closes Monday, 11th December 2017 at 4:30 pm


 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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