Family Violence Response Coordinator
Presbyterian Support Northern
Whakatane, NZ
5d ago

Family Violence Response Coordinator

  • Community Services
  • Domestic Abuse Services
  • 10 / 9 / 2020

  • Fixed term contract
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the community
  • Eastern Bay of Plenty Region location
  • Family Works Northern deliver social services to support children and families to learn, grow and thrive. We offer counselling and social work support for children and families, along with a range of group programmes.

    We also partner with others to prevent family violence and strengthen communities. We are seeking a Family Violence Response Coordinator to be based in Whakatane to work with agencies in facilitating working groups, providing case coordination and strengthening to work with agencies in providing opportunities for collaboration, best practice Hui, trainings and strengthening networks.

    Please note : this is a fixed term contract until 30 June 2021

    To be successful in this role you will have :

  • Knowledge of the dynamics of family violence and its effect on individuals, whanau and communities
  • Understanding of community development principles
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain meaningful community relationships and networks
  • Advanced facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of Tikanga Maori that is consistent with local tikanga and kawa
  • Understanding of the local community
  • An ability to develop and follow good systems and processes
  • High level administrative and computer skills
  • A tertiary qualification relevant to the social service sector would be an advantage.

    If you would like to use your knowledge, skills and heart for the community to support the prevention and intervention of Family Violence please click APPLY.

    To receive a detailed role description email : or phone Nicola Ssekajja on 07-575 9709 for more information.

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