Head of Survivor Accounts

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 30-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/HSA
  • Job Title: Head of Survivor Accounts
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Type: Fixed-term (Until 2023)
Hours: Full-time
Location: Wellington

Transforming the way, we, as a nation, care for children, young people and vulnerable adults in our communities.

About the role

This is an exciting and career enhancing opportunity to lead three teams aiming to make a difference for future generations of New Zealanders. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring Survivors are managed appropriately and with empathy in their dealings with the Commission
  • Accountable for the contact and support, private sessions and wellbeing functions – ensuring a coordinated approach, proactively mentor, coach, and guide to success
  • Work with other directorates to ensure strategic advice is consistent and thorough, ensuring the lines of communication are open
  • Develop policies and processes to support survivors through the testimony and hearing processes. You will ensure Survivors are fully supported and provided with encouragement

What you’ll bring for success:

  • Sound analytical skills
  • Flexible and agile approach – you will embrace ambiguity
  • Significant experience in senior roles in a complex organisations
  • Robust communication skills
  • Confident in culturally and disability inclusive approaches including tikanga Māori
  • Demonstrated understanding of trauma informed approaches
  • Availability to travel throughout New Zealand

Your work life balance is important to us, and we offer flexible working arrangements. We have a commitment to diversity. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences. We aim to ensure that each and every one of our people has a sense of belonging within our organisation.

About us

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care was established in February 2018. Over the next four years, the Inquiry will investigate the abuse and neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults who were in the care of State and faith-based institutions in New Zealand between 1950 and 1999 and examine ways to stop further abuse.

The Royal Commission is committed to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Māori Partnership team bring a kaupapa, tikanga and te reo Māori focus to the development of the Inquiry work programme.

Opportunities like this are few and far between; will you join us on our journey?

How to apply

Please submit your CV, application form, and a cover letter to recruitment@abuseincare.org.nz

Application form can be found at: https://www.abuseincare.org.nz/footer-navigation/jobs/

Applications close: Wednesday, 13 November 2019.

For more information on the Royal Commission please see our website or contact Recruitment@abuseincare.org.nz