Work for Aviva

Aviva employs a range of people including qualified social workers or those with other relevant qualifications (Family Support Workers); people with lived experience of family violence (Peer Support Specialists); rostered after-hours phone support staff; and other specialist staff in our administrative, HR, budgeting and loans, marketing, finance, funding and management teams.

All positions require you to have a clean Police check and driver's license, right to work in New Zealand, along with requested qualifications and skills as per our advertisement.

See our current vacancies below:

After Hours Support Line Worker

We are looking for an After-Hours Support Worker to join our team.

In this role you will answer our 24 hours support phone, responding to callers in crisis, and facilitating them to the appropriate service as necessary. Full training will be given. Experience in social work or working with family violence would be preferable. You will be providing information, advice and support to callers.

This is a permanent part time rostered role. The hours for this role are Sunday 9am and 5pm, and we also have regular casual weekend and evening shifts available. 

To be successful in this role you will be a reliable, resilient and calm under pressure. You will also have:

  • Relevant Social Work Qualification and/or experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the impacts of family violence on people.
  • Crisis intervention and active listening skills
  • Current full driver’s license
  • Aviva are bound by the laws of Aotearoa New Zealand, including our obligations under the Health and Safety Act 2015, and as such it is our responsibility to comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 requiring full vaccination of all workers by 1 January 2022.

Make a real difference to people’s lives every day.

Enjoy the special culture and benefits of being part of the Aviva team in Canterbury. 

Apply through SEEK, or for a confidential chat, call Katie on 021 844 444.

 

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Family Violence Support Worker – Reach Out

We are looking for a Family Violence Support Worker to join our Reach Out team. 

In this role you will provide professional individual and group-based services to support adults, youth

and children who use family violence, or at risk of using family violence. To be successful in obtaining

this role, you will need to have had previous experience with people who have or may use violence. 

The mahi will include liaising with the other agencies that also work with our clients to ensure

that support is gained in a timely, co-ordinated, and consistent manner.

The hours for this role are between Monday and Friday. We can be flexible on how many hours you want to work. There is also an optional after hours roster you can be a part of if you wish. 

To be successful in this role you will be a natural problem solver, you will be resilient and calm under pressure. You will also have:

  • Relevant Social Work Qualification and/or experience
  • Current professional membership of an approved professional body e.g., ANZASW, NZAC, NAPSS
  • Experience working with people using family violence.
  • Current full driver’s license
  • Aviva are bound by the laws of Aotearoa New Zealand, including our obligations under the Health and Safety Act 2015, and as such it is our responsibility to comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 requiring full vaccination of all workers by 1 January 2022.


Make a real difference to people’s lives every day.

Enjoy the special culture and benefits of being part of the Aviva team in Canterbury. 

Apply through SEEK, or for a confidential chat, call Katie on 021 844 444.

 

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Whanau Kaimahi

We are growing our team and we are looking for a Whanau Kaimahi to join us. 

This role is based at Eastgate Shopping Mall and will be 40 hours per week Monday- Friday. This is a rewarding role where you will engage with whanau where family harm has occurred to provide a whanau resilience centric approach to safety and whanau ora. 

The Whanau Kaimahi will be working closely with the NZ Police with the goal of stopping and preventing family harm. This position plays a pivotal role in leading an approach tailored to the needs and circumstances of each whānau. 

Experience and Skills:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and membership of a professional body is desirable
  • Can work people using and experiencing violence, relating cross demographics and cultures in a non-judgemental, strength-based way
  • Committed to a life free from violence
  • Work effectively with people from different cultures and belief systems
  • Basic knowledge of the support services in the community
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Current full driver’s license
  • Aviva is bound by the laws of Aotearoa New Zealand, including our obligations under the Health and Safety Act 2015, and as such it is our responsibility to comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 requiring full vaccination of all workers by 1 January 2022.

If you are ready for a new and rewarding role in an organisation dedicated to the wellbeing of yourself, your team, and the community, then apply now through SEEK, or for a confidential chat, call Katie on 021 844 444 today. 

 

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Family Violence Support Worker

We are looking for a Family Violence Support Worker to join our supportive team. In this role you will provide professional individual and group-based services to support adults, youth and children experiencing family violence, or at risk of using family violence. This will include liaising with the other agencies that also work with our clients to ensure that support is gained in a timely, co-ordinated, and consistent manner.

The hours for this role are between Monday and Friday. We can be flexible on how many hours you want to work. There is also an optional after hours roster you can be a part of if you wish. 

To be successful in this role you will be a natural problem solver, you will be resilient and calm under pressure. You will also have:

  • Relevant Social Work Qualification and/or experience
  • Current professional membership of an approved professional body e.g., ANZASW, NZAC, NAPSS
  • Experience working with people experiencing family violence.
  • Current full driver’s license
  • Aviva are bound by the laws of Aotearoa New Zealand, including our obligations under the Health and Safety Act 2015, and as such it is our responsibility to comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 requiring full vaccination of all workers by 1 January 2022.

Make a real difference to people’s lives every day.

Enjoy the special culture and benefits of being part of the Aviva team in Canterbury. 

Apply through SEEK today, or for a confidential chat, call Katie on 021 844 444.

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