• Te Tai Tokerau based.
  • Looking for an opportunity that is challenging yet rewarding?

Ko wai mātou | About Us
Korowai Tumanako is a small yet growing social service organisation specific to the sexual violence sector. We provide a range of services including education, research, therapeutic, consultation and prevention activities. All workers will embrace a Māori worldview including honouring Māori knowledges as offering a valid pathway towards wellbeing for Māori and non-Māori alike.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About the Role
Therapeutic staff are to directly provide a range of services including education, research, therapy, consultation and prevention activities. They are responsible for the delivery of specialist assessment and treatment services to people who have a history of harmful sexual behaviour towards children and young people, along with other members of the community. Also, the provision of training/education and internal supervision may be required.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in counselling, social work, psychology, psychotherapy, or other related health field. That said, would consider experienced candidates with alternative qualifications.
  • A registered health professional under the HPCA Act, Social Work registration or similar.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with peers and stakeholders.
  • Have a full and clean New Zealand driver’s licence.
  • Undergo Ministry of Social Development (MSD) check and police vetting.
  • Uphold the mana of our organisation through tikanga Māori in all interactions.
  • Have a strong sense of whānau values and a passion for working with tamariki, rangatahi, and whānau.
  • Competency in te reo Māori and tikanga Māori and a demonstrable willingness to share and learn.
  • Knowledge and understanding about the impacts of colonisation for tangata whenua, and for Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Ability and willingness to give effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We are encouraging candidates with backgrounds across a wide range of areas including but not limited to drug and alcohol abuse, mental health and addiction, suicide prevention and/or, domestic/family violence to apply. On the job training across the subject matter will be provided, as well as full therapeutic support given to team members.

ME HE PĀTAI ANŌ / FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Rachelle Russell 04-550 8041

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