Purpose of this position
The purpose of the Crisis Counsellor role is to work directly with clients and their whanau, in collaboration with other Tautoko Mai staff and clinicians, to provide the services needed from a crisis counselling perspective.
The Crisis Counsellor is to provide a safe, supportive environment for each client, utilising their professional knowledge and skills to assist people who have experienced recent and/or historic sexual harm to work towards recovery. This will include: initial post trauma counselling, and crisis counselling support, and may involve consultation with relevant Tautoko Mai staff to ensure the most appropriate support for each client.
This role is responsible for initiating a pathway to recovery for a caseload of clients, using a collaborative approach to ensure that clients receive the appropriate support needed in order to heal.
Tautoko Mai Crisis Counsellors are encouraged to network inside and outside the Tautoko Mai Sexual Harm Support organisation to facilitate the most appropriate means of support for clients and their whanau.
- Sound working knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
- Qualified Counsellor – Minimum 5 years relevant experience working with high risk, vulnerable/traumatised clients and whanau
- Member of NZAC or equivalent
- Strong local knowledge and networks
- Clean and current driving licence
- Satisfactory Police Vetting
If you have the required skills and experience and feel you would like to hold this position within the Tautoko Mai team, we welcome your application.
**APPLICATIONS THROUGH SEEK ONLY PLEASE**
Applications close: 8.30am, Monday 19th October 2020The application form will include these questions:
- Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
- Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?