Counsellor or Social Worker -Qualified
Presbyterian Support Northern
Taupo, NZ
6d ago

Counsellor or Social Worker -Qualified

  • Community Services
  • Counselling / Social Work
  • 1 / 7 / 2022

  • Leading non-profit organisation
  • Are competent in counselling theories?
  • Full time or part time
  • Family Works Northern provides a range of strength-based practice child and family services, programmes and community development initiatives located in eleven community-based centres and numerous schools in the Upper North Island.

    Our Taupo based service is seeking a qualified and experienced counsellor to engage with children and their families and work with them towards achieving positive and lasting differences in their lives.

    We are looking for someone to commence as soon as possible!

    To be successful in this role we need to know you :

  • Are familiar with strength-based practice principles
  • Are competent in counselling theories
  • Are competent in working with families affected by multiple issues including domestic violence and child abuse
  • Are able to engage with families where signs of safety are an issue
  • Experienced in working individually with children, with families, and in group settings
  • Enjoy group facilitation
  • Thrive in a busy multi-disciplinary team
  • Show exemplary professional practice
  • Have outstanding communication and people skills
  • Have excellent family support,
  • Knowledge of tikanga Maori an advantage. assessment and counselling abilities.
  • Membership with the NZAC or registered with SWRB
  • PSN supports vaccination for the wellbeing of our communities.

    So, if this sounds like you and you want to work in a supportive organisation, apply now on line!

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