Family Violence Intervention Coordinator, Te Puaruruhau, Starship Child Health
Auckland, NZ, NZ
5d ago

Family Violence Intervention Co-ordinator (0.8fte, Permanent) Te PuaruruhauWe are looking for someone who would thrive with the opportunity to lead change to be creative and support ADHB staff to address intimate partner violence in our community.

Our Te Puaruruhau team is looking for someone who :

  • Is an experienced facilitator / teacher within an adult learning environment
  • Holds a clinical qualification
  • Works well within a small team
  • Has sound knowledge of the New Zealand health system with specific knowledge regarding Family Violence interventionIf you have these skills, assets and abilities Please apply.
  • We would like to get to know you!About the Service : Te Puaruruhau is an internationally-recognised centre of excellence in child protection practice.

    We are co-located with the Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) Family Violence Team, the National Shaken Baby Prevention Programme, Police and Oranga Tamariki to provide a unique multi-agency service addressing the child protection needs of New Zealand's most vulnerable children and young people and their whnau.

    The Family Violence Intervention (FVI) Team are a part of Te Puaruruhau and deliver the Ministry of Health Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) across ADHB.

    The programme educates ADHB staff on how to safely ask patients / parents / caregivers about intimate partner violence and what the process is should someone disclose.

    The FVI team are committed and enthusiastic about progressing change in a health world which often sees family violence as a social issue when it has a huge impact on people's health and wellbeing.

    The Role : This role is a member of a high performing team of four and has an overarching view of the day-to-day functioning within the team, including but not limited to :

  • a consistent communication between the team, the ADHB and partner agencies
  • co-facilitating full day trainings
  • managing and talking ADHB staff through the documentation process
  • implementation of the VIP programme to new areas
  • policy review and development
  • Exploring new and vibrant ways of bringing intimate partner violence to the front and it being seen as a health issue.
  • an opportunity to be on the on call roster for Te Puaruruhau (nursing only)Please click here to view position description.
  • To apply for this opportunity, please visit our careers website via and enter job number ADHB11764 to submit an application online and to attach your updated CV and Cover LetterFor enquiries about the role please contact Emma Gilbert, EGilbert adhb.

    govt.nzFor enquiries around the recruitment process, please contact Olive Vallabh at OVallabh adhb.govt.nzAuckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.

    This position is a Core Children's Worker as defined by the Act.For the largest health sector job board, visit http : / / www. / We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Mori & Pacific communities.

    Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference at Auckland DHB .

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