Vacancies

Here at Shine we provide a range of effective, practical and innovative services that help thousands of adults and children affected by domestic abuse every year. We help both directly and indirectly through our frontline services and our professional training programmes.

Trainer & Assessor

In this role, you will develop and deliver qualification programmes of the highest quality, including course development and delivery with external partners, associate trainers, and the assessment of learners.

Requirements:

  • Qualified health or social sector professional, ideally with postgraduate qualifications in one or more of the following: Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health, Counselling, Trauma Studies or a closely related field.
  • NZ Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching level 4 or 5 or equivalent is required.
  • Experience in the family violence field preferred. A good understanding of the power and control analysis and dynamics of family violence is required.
  • Educational experience with confidence and experience in training and facilitating
  • Highly skilled at oral and written communication to provide reports of a professional standard.
  • Knowledge and experience of cultural differences and the ability to understand how to incorporate this knowledge into the delivery of culturally appropriate services, which are consistent with the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • Able to work under pressure with excellent time management and organisational abilities.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and ability to tackle and prioritise a wide variety of tasks.
  • Computer literate to intermediate level in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Has a clean driver's licence with a reliable vehicle, and the flexibility to travel out of Auckland as needed

Shine is part of Presbyterian Support Northern. We are a values-led organisation with a long history of providing community support services. Everything we do focuses on creating a ‘better life for everyone’. We partner with others to provide advocacy and trusted services to our clients. We’re also driven by compassion and respect for others, and we respect the Treaty of Waitangi.

Shine requires a commitment to living a violence free lifestyle, both personally and professionally.

For a detailed role profile email Recruitment@psn.org.nz

Apply via SEEK. Applications close: 23rd April

Senior Trainer

In this role you will develop and provide specialised Shine professional, community and in-house training on topics relating to family violence tailored for a variety of audiences.

You will be further developing and delivering the DVFREE workplace programme as part of a small team, including pre-programme contact to engage with interested people and explain the programme, policy consultation, and training development and delivery.

Requirements:

  • Qualified health or social sector professional, ideally with postgraduate qualifications in one or more of the following: Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health, Counselling, Women’s Studies, Trauma Studies or a closely related field.
  • NZ Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching level 4 or 5 would be an advantage
  • Experience in the family violence field preferred. A good understanding of the power and control analysis and dynamics of family violence is required.
  • Educational experience with confidence and experience in training and facilitating
  • Highly skilled at oral and written communication to provide reports of a professional standard.
  • Flexibility to travel out of Auckland as needed.
  • Knowledge and experience of cultural differences and the ability to understand how to incorporate this knowledge into the delivery of culturally appropriate services, which are consistent with the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • Able to work under pressure with excellent time management and organisational abilities.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and ability to tackle and prioritise a wide variety of tasks.
  • Computer literate to intermediate level in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Has a clean driver's licence with a reliable vehicle.

Shine is part of Presbyterian Support Northern. We are a values-led organisation with a long history of providing community support services. Everything we do focuses on creating a ‘better life for everyone’. We partner with others to provide advocacy and trusted services to our clients. We’re also driven by compassion and respect for others, and we respect the Treaty of Waitangi.

Shine requires a commitment to living a violence free lifestyle, both personally and professionally.

For a detailed role profile email Recruitment@psn.org.nz

Apply via SEEK. Applications close 16th April

Social Workers/Safety Practitioners

Shine is launching a new team, Te Kakano Tumanako in the western suburbs of central Auckland.  This is a new frontline service that will work with all members of a family/whanau in an intensive collaborative way within the team and with other professionals. The team will consist of 6 Safety Practitioners (2 x Children’s, 2 x Men’s, 2 x Women’s) and a registered Psychologist.

We are seeking Women's, 2 Children's and 2  Men's Social Workers / Safety Practitioners - professionals with relevant qualifications or very strong family violence specialised experience to be part of a team who will be testing the efficacy of this innovative, evolving and intensive frontline service that is being provided to all members of a family/whanau. Members of this team will work in close collaboration with other community and statutory partners within a multi-agency framework.

To be successful in this role, you will have: 

  • A degree level qualification relevant to the social sector or very strong family violence specialised experience.
  • A good understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children and clarity about the responsibility and accountability required of those who have perpetrated abuse
     Working knowledge and understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the application of these in client practice and within the workplace.
  • Experience of working with and successfully engaging with clients who have associated complex needs.
  • Experience of using a range of client intervention and therapeutic approaches.
  • Knowledge of and comfort with cultural groups and lifestyles different from your own.
  • Clarity about professional and personal boundaries.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications, client management systems and a willingness to develop further skills.
  • Very well developed skills in case noting using recognised models of practice.
  • Excellent conflict and crisis management skills and the ability to deal with stressful and difficult situations.
  • A clean driver’s licence and reliable vehicle.

This is a full-time role and you must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as and when required. Shine requires a commitment to living a violence free lifestyle, both personally and professionally.

For a detailed role profile, please email recruitment@psn.org.nz.
Apply now on SEEK


“I feel good that I know if something happens, I can go to my friend’s house. I talk to mum more about what might happen if dad comes to our house.” 11-year-old KIDshine client