Community Social Worker , Wellington

Logo WWR‘Advocacy, intervention and prevention for all women and children
experiencing domestic violence’

Wellington Women’s Refuge is a feminist organisation providing support and advocacy for women and children experiencing domestic violence. We provide a safe-house, crisis-line and community support; working alongside women and children from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures supporting them to make decisions for their future.

We require a Community Social Worker to join our dedicated team, based in our community office who will work providing social work support primarily with women and their children in the community.

We are looking for:
•a calm, well balanced team player with a flexible attitude and ‘can do’ approach.
•strong communication skills
•an understanding of the needs of women and children experiencing domestic violence.

We work alongside our sister Māori Refuge who provide services to Māori women and their children. Applicants must have a commitment to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Experience and qualification in social work or similar preferred.

This is a full time, permanent position.

Full Drivers licence essential

Applicants for this position should be aged 21 or over and must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

We provide:
-Professional development supported.
-External clinical supervision.
-After 12 months service: 2 weeks wellness leave in addition to 4 weeks annual leave.
-9-5, 40 hour week.

Applications close Monday 17th June 2019

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

To apply please email your C.V. and cover letter to Philippa McAtee: philippa@wwr.org.nz P.O. Box 11985, Manners St, Wellington, or phone 04 3851012.