Family Violence Specialist – Advocate Kaiawhina

Dunedin, New Zealand

Job Type

Paid - Permanent Full-time or Potential Job Share

About the Role

We are seeking someone unique to join our team as a Family Violence Specialist Advocate. No two days will ever be the same in this challenging yet incredibly rewarding environment. You will be whānau led, truly embrace the voice of the client, and understand practice from a trauma informed strength-based lens.
You will advocate for, and kōrero with our family/whānau who are experiencing family violence.
We offer paid external supervision with internal practice lead support.

Applicants must have:
NZ Citizenship or Permanent Residency
Full clean NZ driver’s licence
Pass police vetting
Preference given to those with social work or relevant degree, or extensive experience within the field of family harm.

Permanent full-time or potential job share for the right candidate.
Please email: tumuaki.twp@refuge.org.nz

Requirements

Applicants must have:

  • NZ Citizenship or Permanent Residency

  • Full clean NZ driver’s licence

  • Pass police vetting

  • Preference given to those with social work or relevant degree. Or a Level 5 qualification with a minimum of two years’ experience within this field will be considered

About the Company

Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women's Refuge advocates for women, whānau, tamariki (children) and rangatahi (youth) supporting a pathway to safety, regardless of ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, or socio-economic circumstances.

Our aim is to eliminate family violence in our community by providing support, advocacy, education, and awareness