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:

Client Services Manager - Family Support Services

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 above the Eastgate Shopping Centre. 

We are looking for a Client Services Manager to support a frontline team who work with our clients.

You will co-manage the development, delivery, monitoring and quality assurance of a range of Family Violence client services. You will also co-manage and co-lead Family Violence client service staff. The role will be shared between two people, where you will support a team of 20 between you.

This role is based at Eastgate Shopping Mall and will be 30 hours per week Monday- Friday. This is a rewarding role where you will give support to a team, and receive support from the General Managers. We have a collaborative co-leadership structure that mirrors what we advocate to our clients. 

Experience and skills:

  • Qualified or Registered Social worker
  • Experience leading an engaged and effective team
  • Member of a professional body, preferably ANZASW or similar
  • Committed to a life free from violence
  • Able to build solid business relationships
  • Experience working with adults, young people and children affected by family violence
  • Excellent written and verbal English language 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 to start the New Year with a new and rewarding role in an organisation dedicated to the wellbeing of yourself, your team, and the community, then apply now, or for a confidential chat, call Katie on 021 844 444 today. 

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

Apply for this job via Seek here.

Team Leader Family Violence Tamariki

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 Team Leader to join us in the Family Support Service Area. 

This role will see you both leading our frontline team on a day-to-day basis. You will also co-ordinate our urgent referrals of rangatahi and tamariki experiencing family violence as well as providing individual or group-based services to support children and youth.  

This is a Monday to Friday role working flexi hours at the Eastgate Shopping Centre, but you will also be required to travel across the Canterbury region. 

Experience and skills

  • Qualified or Registered Social Worker
  • Membership of a professional body eg. ANZASW
  • Experience working with children and adults affected by family violence
  • 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.

If you are looking to support the vulnerable in our society, be part of a supportive team, and grow your career in this field, 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

Apply for this job via Seek here.

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

Apply for this job via Seek