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:

Sexual Assault Support Clinician

Full time

Aviva (incorp. Christchurch Women’s Refuge) Charitable Trust is a social change agency that offers a comprehensive range of services for people at every stage of their journey towards overcoming family and sexual violence and its enduring effects. We aim to break the intergenerational family cycle of trauma and harm. Aviva supports people of all ages and all genders, whatever their experience of violence. In 2016 Aviva co-founded The Loft, a collaborative partnership of community, social and health services based at the Eastgate Shopping Centre. 

We are looking for a Sexual Assault Support Clinician to join our supportive team. 

In this role you will provide professional, timely and safe clinical and social work support to clients of all genders who seek support from our service. 

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.

Experience and skills:

  • Relevant Social Work Qualification and/or experience
  • Current professional membership of an approved professional body e.g., ANZASW, NZAC, NAPSS
  • Experience working with people affected by sexual 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 online today, or for a confidential chat, call Katie on 021 844 444.

Aviva offers staff a number of benefits

Paid 30 minute lunchbreak
An additional day annual leave to celebrate your birthday
Flexible working hours
Free onsite carparking

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Family Social Worker – Education Programmes

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

In this role you will be responsible for leading the coordination, development, and delivery of group 

education programmes and for delivering group and individual support services to adults, rangatahi 

and tamariki who have experienced family violence.

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 or tamariki psychology Qualification
  • Experience of providing tamariki and rangatahi-related training to other professionals
  • 2-3years experience working with people affected by family violence.
  • Experience providing facilitation to groups
  • 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 online today, or for a confidential chat, call Katie on 021 844 444.

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Executive Assistant

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support our General Manager. 

In this role you will co-ordinate accountability reporting, manage our GM’s diary and emails,

coordinate managers, collate information for our Board, enforce deadlines, plan events, remove

noise, and prioritise work for our GM.  

The 25 hours for this role are flexible between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent attention to detail, a professional, proactive mindset with good intuition. You will demonstrate good initiative, be process driven and be able to create great relationships with others. You will also have:

A high level of administrative skills, including an intermediate level of skill in MS Suite

  • Confidence learning new systems and computer databases
  • Demonstrated experience working well and being calm under pressure
  • Experience building good working relationships
  • Experience analysing and reporting data
  • 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. 

 

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