Family Works is one of New Zealand’s largest NGOs providing integrated social services for the whole community. We are dedicated to enhancing the lives of children and whanau. We provide a range of services to families and communities, including social work, counselling, mediation, mentoring and parenting support.
About the Role
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Counsellor who has a good understanding of family and child context. In this role you’ll deliver counselling and related support to families and whanau. We offer a great training package, professional support, and colleagues who are just as dedicated to promoting children’s wellbeing as you are!
The role is permanent for 40 hours per week..
We are looking for someone who likes a challenge and plenty of diversity!
You will be a passionate, energetic person with the ability to connect to children and their families.
You will be knowledgeable, organised and have excellent communication skills. Your approach to your work will be with kindness, logic and above all, the drive to do right by the child.
In addition to being a passionate counsellor, you will also have:
Experience working with vulnerable individuals, couples, whanau, youth and children
Membership with a professional organisation
A relevant professional tertiary qualification
Flexible, safe and creative approaches in supporting vulnerable people.
Experience working with family violence and child protection
An accreditation in Family Dispute Resolution and ACC would be an advantage
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