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Crisis Counsellor / Kaiārahi (0.8 FTE) Tauranga

At Tautoko Mai Sexual Harm Support, our purpose is: supporting all people and communities affected by sexual harm towards wellbeing through healing, education and prevention.

Our Vision

Our Vision is a society free from sexual violence and harm. 

Purpose of this position

The purpose of the Crisis Counsellor/Kaiārahi 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/Kaiārahi 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.

Required:

  • 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.  

For a full Position Description, please email admin@tautokomai.co.nz

APPLICATIONS VIA SEEK ONLY

Applications close: 8.30am, Monday 31 May 2021

Crisis Team Tauwhiro / Social Worker (0.8 FTE) - Tauranga

Purpose of this position

The Tauwhiro /Social Worker role is to provide safe, effective support to assist people who have experienced both recent and historic sexual harm in accordance with the relevant scope of professional practice competencies.

Within the Crisis Support team and reporting to the Crisis Team Leader, the Tauwhiro /Social Worker will provide short term, immediate support for clients in crisis due to recent or historic sexual harm.

Support may be in the form of: Police/court support, supporting a client through a forensic process, food, housing, and Work and Income needs, safety assessments and referrals to other agencies for ongoing support. The Tauwhiro/ Social Worker will be expected to work both within a team and autonomously to achieve the expected outcomes.

Key requirements

To be considered for this role you will:

  • Be a registered Social Worker with a current annual practicing certificate, or working towards
  • Have highly developed interpersonal skills with an ability to network and build effective working relationships at all levels
  • Have experience working within the sexual harm or related specialist sector
  • Bring enthusiasm and a proven ability to work co-operatively with others, to embrace collaborative teamwork and to work alongside colleagues, to enhance outcomes for all
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to ensure all documentation is accurate
  • The ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds including people with disabilities, sexual orientation and ethnicities that recognises and values difference
  • Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • An understanding of Trauma informed practice
  • Current clean drivers’ licence

Flexibility with hours of work may also be necessary.

For a full Position Description, please email: admin@tautokomai.co.nz

If you have the required skills and experience and would like to be part of  the Tautoko Mai team, we welcome your application.  

**APPLICATIONS MUST BE VIA SEEK**

Applications close: 8.30am, Monday 31 May 2021

Counsellor / Kaiārahi, Crisis Support Services (0.8 FTE) Waikato

About us

Tautoko Mai Sexual Harm Support's purpose is supporting all people and communities affected by sexual harm towards wellbeing through healing, education and prevention. We are a for-purpose, non-profit organisation, employing Counsellors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Nurses and Doctors, as well as a professional dedicated back office support team. The work we do is incredibly important and highly rewarding, supporting people in need and influencing positive change in our community. Our team are collaborative, passionate, and awesome!

Counsellor, Crisis Support 

Based in the Waikato, 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 in the Regional Waikato area.

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.

Required:

  • 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.  

For a full Position Description, please email: admin@tautokomai.co.nz

Applications will only be accepted via Seek website

Applications close: 8.30am, Monday 31 May 2021

Mates and Dates Facilitators

Do you have experience working with young people and a passion for preventing sexual violence?

We are wanting to contract casual facilitators to join the Mates and Dates team here at Tautoko Mai Sexual Harm Support.

https://www.matesanddates.co.nz/

Key skills:

  • Relate well to secondary school age rangatahi
  • Confidence facilitating group learning
  • Knowledge around healthy relationships, consent and how we can prevent sexual violence
  • Flexible, adaptable, able to work within a diverse team and think on your feet
  • Able to respond appropriately to disclosures of harm by the students
  • Clean police vetting & full driver licence

If you’re interested in joining the team, contact our Programme Leader Malia Stagg for some more information and how to apply:

Phone 027 364 8008 or email malia.stagg@tautokomai.co.nz