Social Worker – Auckland

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Counselling Services Centre (CSC) is a not for profit agency located in Papatoetoe, South Auckland.   We have been providing counselling and practical support to the Counties Manukau community since 1986.

This position is within the Crisis Response Team for Counselling Services Centre and requires someone with a specialised skillset and relevant completed tertiary qualification who is able to work well under pressure and understand the complex dynamics surrounding sexual assault or abuse.

To provide a comprehensive Social Work service to individuals and their families experiencing sexual harm.  These include psychosocial assessments and supportive interventions as well as a flexibility to support individuals experiencing trauma within a multi-disciplinary setting. To provide this service in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner, in accordance with Social Work practice standards, organisational policy and Sexual Violence principles that is underpinned by the principles in the Treaty of Waitangi.

The objective of the role is to improve the experience for clients, including family/whanau that has experienced sexual violence by delivering evidence based intervention and assessments. This will improve the overall access and timeliness of access to counselling and social support services.

Our Services include:

Crisis Response Team

24/7 free and confidential crisis response service for anyone affected by sexual harm which includes assault or abuse.

Court Support

Free and confidential support for people who go through the justice process, during and after trial.

Counselling Team

Our counselling team accept self-referrals and referrals from other agencies and services. Our counsellors are registered with a professional body such as NZAC and NZCCA, and most are ACC registered.

Social Work

Our social work team provide advocacy, support services and resources. Our social workers are registered with SWRB and ANZASW

Our website is

You will need to be registered with the Social Workers Registration Board.

For job description or to apply for the role please email your cover letter and CV to Ann Weaver, Agency Manager at

For further enquiries please call 09 277 9324.

Closing date for applications is May 3rd 2019 at 5pm.

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a social worker?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver’s licence?
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