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Kaiārahi / Counsellor, Waikato

About the role

Tautoko Mai is a sexual harm support service located in the beautiful Bay of Plenty and Waikato. We have experienced considerable growth and are looking for a Kaiārahi / Counsellor to join our team. Our current vacancy is in the river city of Hamilton. The role will be a part of an extensive team. Hours are negotiable to the right person. Tautoko Mai are able to offer an attractive remuneration package. Development and growth opportunities are encouraged and supported by the organisation. Tautoko Mai recognises the challenges of this vital work and, in response, provides for the health and wellbeing of team members.

About you

To be considered for this role you will be a registered Kaiārahi / Counsellor with aligned membership to a recognised professional body. Ideally you will have experience working in the field of sexual harm support or a related specialist sector, with an understanding of trauma informed practice. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills, bring enthusiasm and a proven ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively, and an ability to relate to people form diverse backgrounds. It is essential that you have knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, knowledge and use of tikanga and te reo Māori, and the ability to conduct oneself appropriately within a bicultural context.

About us

Our Vision is a society free from sexual violence and harm. Our Purpose is supporting all people and communities affected by sexual harm towards wellbeing through healing, education and prevention.
The purpose of the Crisis Counsellor role is to work directly with clients and their whānau, in collaboration with other Tautoko Mai staff and clinicians, to provide the services needed from a crisis counselling perspective.
The Kaiārahi / Counsellor will 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, 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 and multidisciplinary approach to ensure that clients receive the appropriate support needed in order to heal.


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
 

Tauwhiro / Social Worker, Whakatane

About the role

Tautoko Mai is a sexual harm support service located in the beautiful Bay of Plenty and Waikato. We have experienced considerable growth and are looking for a Social Worker to join our team. Our current vacancy is in the sunniest place in New Zealand, Whakatāne. Joining a small dedicated team, the role will have support from the whole of Bay of Plenty team. Hours are negotiable to the right person. Tautoko Mai are able to offer an attractive remuneration package. Development and growth opportunities are encouraged and supported by the organisation. Tautoko Mai recognises the challenges of this vital work and in response provides for the health and wellbeing of team members.

About you

To be considered for this role you will be a registered Social Worker with a current annual practicing certificate. Ideally you will have experience working in the field of sexual harm or a related specialist sector, with an understanding of trauma informed practice. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills, bring enthusiasm and a proven ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively, and an ability to relate to people form diverse backgrounds. It is essential that you have knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, knowledge and use of tikanga and te reo Māori, and the ability to conduct oneself appropriately within a bicultural context.

About us

Our Vision is a society free from sexual violence and harm. Our Purpose is supporting all people and communities affected by sexual harm towards wellbeing through healing, education and prevention.
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.
The Tauwhiro / Social Worker will support a client and their whānau in securing the practical and emotional resources necessary to navigate a time of change. The Tauwhiro / Social Worker will work both within a team and autonomously to achieve the expected outcomes.


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
 

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