Vacancies

Shine is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of domestic violence support and prevention services.  Since 1990 Shine has helped thousands of adult and child victims become safe and stay safe, raised awareness and recognition of domestic violence, and delivered training programmes to help prevent and eliminate harm and violence in the home.


1) Non Violence Programme Clinical Practitioner 

The role includes in depth assessments, facilitating one-to-one ‘No Excuses’ anger management programme sessions and co-facilitation of group stopping violence programs. Based in Auckland, we are looking for a Clinical Practitioner/Programme Facilitator with an understanding and experience of the dynamics of family violence, who is able to engage and build rapport with men and effectively deliver the No Excuses Stopping Violence Programme to individuals and groups.


The role is varied and will include provision of group and individual sessions, conducting assessments and liaison with other internal and external stakeholders. This role is part time, 20 hours per week.  We are negotiable with days. This is not your everyday role, so you will need to have:

  • Experience ,or a strong desire to deliver stopping violence programmes for men

  • A degree-level qualification in a related field e.g. psychology, counselling, social work

  • Knowledge of family violence, its dynamics, and effects on women, children and families

  • An understanding of government and community structures and services

  • Knowledge of Tikanga Maori and Te Reo desirable


If you have the skills and experience to provide a high-quality violence prevention programme with men then we would like to hear from you.
Apply now or contact us for more information. Email recruitment@psn.org.nz for a job description or contact Mabel Cloma, email: mabelc@2shine.org.nz for more information.
 
Applications close 14 April 2021. 


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2) Advocate


The aim of Shine’s advocacy approach is to promote the safety and well-being of victims and their whānau. We are looking for experienced social workers or advocate/practitioners, who have specialist knowledge of intimate partner violence and family violence to provide advocacy and support to victims and their whānau.   
This means meeting victims’ basic needs for family, community and cultural support, financial and housing stability, food, learning and employment, access to equitable and responsive services, and safety and security. Meeting these needs is integral to victims’ long-term protection from harm and their ability to be self-determining.


You will need to have: 

  • A degree-level qualification relevant to the social services sector (Social Work or family violence qualification) and/or two or more years’ experience working with victims experiencing family violence in a social service setting

  • An understanding of the causes and dynamics of intimate partner violence with clear gender analysis

  • A working understanding of statutory requirements of Oranga Tamariki and the New Zealand Police

  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work effectively under pressure

  • Tenacity and determination; and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously

  • Commitment to developing and maintaining networks in the community

  • Knowledge of legal and social systems and community resources and how to use them

  • Skills with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel and a willingness to develop experience in other applications.

  • Current or recent accreditation to run MOJ programs for adults & children or be eligible to become accredited.

Flexibility around days and hours is required. You will need to be able to work a 5-day week between 7am – 7pm Monday to Sunday. Weekend work is reimbursed accordingly. 


Applications close 15 April 2021. 


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3) Senior Practitioner -Weekend Advocacy

We are seeking a senior practitioner to join Shine’s advocate team in a permanent capacity. We are looking for an experienced advocate/practitioner, who has specialist knowledge of intimate partner violence and family violence to provide advocacy and immediate support to adults, children and families and whānau in the weekends. 
You will use a multi-skilled and community-connected approach to provide timely and holistic responses to clients and their families and whānau.  

  This isn't your everyday job, so you will need to have:   

  • A degree level qualification relevant to the social services sector (Social Work or family violence qualification) 

  • A comprehensive understanding of the theoretical frameworks underpinning a coercive control and intersectional analysis of family violence  

  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi 

  • A working understanding of statutory requirements of Oranga Tamariki and the New Zealand Police 

  • Experience of supporting staff to achieve high standards of family violence professional practice  

  • Excellent self-management skills with the ability to work effectively under pressure 

  • A commitment to developing and maintaining networks in the community 

  • Knowledge of legal and social systems and community resources and how to use them 

  • Skills with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel and a willingness to develop experience in other applications.  

  • A clean drivers licence and reliable vehicle 

The days and hours required to work are Friday 4 hrs, Saturday 8hrs, Sunday 8hrs, Monday 4hrs. 

This role is 24hours per week. For a role profile please email recruitment@psn.org.  

 
Applications close 17 April 2021. 


If you are interested in working for Shine, please check back regularly for current job vacancies or use the search tool on SEEK to be notified.

“Since I came to Shine's refuge I felt safe. The staff members are very welcoming and supportive. I know I have a place where I can feel safe and call home. The staff at Shine always help me with the things I need. They are amazing. THANK YOU. ” a Shine refuge client



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