Sexual Violence Counsellor Would you like to work in a vibrant and supportive organisation that is working towards meaningful change in society and supports both survivors of sexual abuse and their whānau?
ŌCASA (formerly Rape Crisis Dunedin Inc.) is a not for profit agency located in Ōtepoti (Dunedin) that provides services for people who have experienced sexual harm (sexual violence or abuse). We provide crisis response, face to face support sessions and advocacy; social work and free counselling for survivors of sexual abuse and their friends and whānau; and education services in schools and other organisations. The Counselling position is Fixed-Term (12 Months, Maternity Leave Cover) and is for 20 hours per week.
The successful applicant will: · Be provided with specialist in-house training and will be well supported by colleagues · Access generous group and individual supervision · Must hold a tertiary qualification in counselling or psychotherapy · Be a current member of an appropriate professional association e.g. NZAP or NZAC, or eligible to become a member · Have experience in the sexual violence sector and/or in delivering therapy to trauma survivors · Is supportive of ŌCASA philosophy and aims · Have an understanding of power dynamics and privilege · Be capable of a high degree of self-reflection · Be motivated, an excellent communicator and capable of managing their own work
Please see the link below for a detailed Job Description and Application Form (you may need to copy and paste the URL link below into a new web browser):
Interested persons can call (03) 474-1592 (between 9am and 5pm weekdays) or email email@example.com for more information.
If you are interested in applying, please send: · your completed application form (accessible via the link given above) · a copy of your current C.V. · a cover letter detailing your interest in this position to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The application closing date for this position is flexible. Applicants will be reviewed as received and candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis. The position will be filled when an appropriate candidate applies at ŌCASA's discretion.