Wellbeing Advisor at Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care and Faith based institutions, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Fixed-term or secondment opportunity until January 2023
- Flexible working arrangements
- Wellington or Auckland based
Aroha, Transparency, Fairness and Balance Independence and Determination.
The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry places survivors at the heart of its mahi.
We are currently seeking a Wellbeing Advisor who will utilise their clinical expertise, providing trauma informed and mana enhancing wellbeing support to survivors who engage with the Royal Commission. The Wellbeing Advisor plays a key role in ensuring the appropriate clinical wellbeing support is provided to all survivors who engage with the Royal Commission. This role is part of the Survivor Accounts team.
This is your opportunity to be part of an organisation that is passionate about making a difference. Our vision is to transform the way we, as a nation, care for children, young people and vulnerable adults in State and faith-based care.
As a Wellbeing Advisor, some key areas of responsibility include the following:
- Apply a trauma informed wellbeing approach to all survivors
- Provide screening assessment and referrals to appropriate health professions as required
- Develop wrap-around care packages for survivors as they prepare for private sessions, written accounts witness statements, public hearings and other engagements
- Implement wellbeing support in collaboration with survivors following their account
- Liaise with, and be part of a clinical multi-disciplinary team in delivering fit for purpose outcomes for survivors as required
- Ability to facilitate the appropriate priority support
- Relationship management with external wellbeing providers
- Support and advise the Contact and Support Centre on interactions with survivors
Skills and experiences:
The key skills and experience we are looking for include (but not limited to):
- Registered mental health professional
- Current practicing certificate
- Strong demonstrable knowledge of and experience in:
- Membership with relevant professional association required
- Experience working in and knowledge of culturally diverse environments
- Experience working in a mana enhancing way
- Experience working with trauma
- Experience in complex case management
- The role of the public service, the machinery of government and the independent role of a Royal Commission.
- All aspects of communications including written, verbal and relationship management.
- Experience and good understanding of wellbeing
The Royal Commission is investigating the abuse and neglect of people in State and faith-based institutions between 1950 and 1999. We will make recommendations to the Governor-General in 2023 on how New Zealand can better care for children, young people and vulnerable adults.
We celebrate and value diversity of thought, experience and skills in our workplace. We welcome enquiries from all people, including all ethnicities (Māori, Pacific People and ethnic communities), LGBTQIA+ and disabled communities.
We look for talented and unique people. Everyone is welcome - we are committed to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including diversity in age, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, religious or ethical beliefs, political opinion or union affiliation and perspective. We want all employees to have access to equal employment opportunities, and we are committed to make our environment accessible, including facilities, information and IT. Our employees feel empowered to share their experience and ideas. We want everyone, from any background, to be able to do their best work and be encouraged to bring their whole selves to the job.
We welcome applications from disabled people, including people with mental, psychological, or social disabilities, and we can make reasonable accommodations.
Your work life balance is important to us, and we offer flexible working arrangements. We approach our work respectfully, learning quickly and improving constantly.
For more information on the Royal Commission please see our website www.abuseincare.org.nz
Please note that we may interview during the advertising period.
How to apply
To apply, please click the apply button to submit your CV and cover letter.
Applications close at 11:59pm Tuesday, 05 July 2022.
For more information, or for assistance in applying, please contact Recruitment@abuseincare.org.nz
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care and Faith based institutions|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Social, welfare & community|
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