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6 Jul 2018

Full-Time Social Worker

Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation –  Auckland City, Auckland

Job Description

Are you a Social Worker looking for a chance to grow and broaden your skills?

HELP’s 24-hour crisis response service provides counselling, advocacy, information and support to women, young people, children, and families who have experienced sexual abuse/sexual assault and rape, either recently or in the past. Our service includes supporting clients through police procedures, medical and court processes.

Our Crisis Team is looking for a qualified Social Worker to work alongside our clinical team to provide specialised social work support services to survivors of sexual harm of all ages.

This is a full time role based in Mt Eden, Auckland.

Relevant experience / skills required:

• A relevant tertiary qualification in social services and registration with the NZ Social Work Registration Board

• Provide survivors with culturally appropriate, goal-focused therapeutic interventions

• Provide care coordination ensuring clients are involved fully in decision making related to their care

• At least 2 years’ experience as a social worker in NZ, involving working with survivors of trauma and/or sexual harm

• Knowledge of crisis intervention strategies, trauma processes, grief and loss issues, mental health disorders

• Articulate thinking around feminist philosophy.

• A commitment to working in a team environment and in multi-disciplinary situations

• An excellent understanding of, and commitment to, the principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and Tikanga Maori

• Able to speak a Pacific Island language and an understanding of Pacific culture is preferable

• Well skilled in keeping client records and proficient at using and understanding online database systems, including data entry and reporting

• Full, Clean and Current NZ Driver’s Licence

All applicants will be subjected to police vetting checks.

Job Expired August 3, 2018

Job Categories: Social Work. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: On application.

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