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26 Jun 2020

Full-Time Crisis Coordinator

Ōtepoti Collective Against Sexual Abuse  Dunedin, Otago

Job Description

This role will be remunerated at a rate of $32ph for 40 hours per week.
The post will be based in Dunedin.

Ōtepoti Collective Against Sexual Abuse (ŌCASA) are seeking a suitably qualified individual with strong assessment, coordination and risk management skills to coordinate Crisis Support Services at ŌCASA; ensuring that services are timely and appropriate to meet the needs of survivors, their whānau and friends. ŌCASA provides 24-hour crisis services, including advocacy, support/social work and counselling, and supporting survivors through medical processes and police procedures.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your practice and make this new and exciting role your own. You would be working within a dynamic organisation that fosters creativity and welcomes building and developing best practice in an environment where collaboration and positive relationships are essential. The successful applicant will have a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and a well-developed understanding of the impacts of colonisation, and how this interacts on a structural and personal level.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all incoming referrals at ŌCASA, completing intial assessments and triaging referrals to ensure appropriate follow up occurs. The candidate will work very closely with the ŌCASA Support and Social work team, allocating referrals and monitoring caseloads.

The ideal applicant will have experience with brief intervention, with the ability to use applicable interventions and practice to support wellbeing during times of crisis.

Qualities required:
• Qualification and experience working in the sexual violence sector or a relevant/related field
• Registered with appropriate professional body
• Strong holistic assessment and intervention skills
• Risk/safety assessment and crisis management skills
• Ability to make sound decisions under pressure during crisis situations
• Experience and awareness of trauma, power dynamics, feminist and anti-oppressive practice
• Understanding and application of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the impacts of colonisation and ability to demonstrate this in day-to-day practice
• Experience in networking, and working professionally and collaboratively within the community
• Clear boundaries, practices personal self-care and stress management
• Good time-management and organisational skills
• Excellent communication and administration skills, ability to keep up-to-date and accurate records and experience using client management systems and/or databases

Please see link below for a detailed Job Description and Application Form:

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV, cover letter and completed application form to [email protected] citing [CRISIS COORDINATOR] in the subject line.
OCASA is an equal opportunities employer, and as such applicants of all backgrounds are welcomed.

Job Expired July 26, 2020

Job Category: Community Services. Job Type: Full-Time.

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