Counsellor Advocate - Ba (I -Taukei Speaking)

  • Fiji Women's Crisis Centre
  • Ba, Fiji
  • Feb 13, 2019
Full time Community Services & Development

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

DUTIES:

  • Provide confidential, non-judgmental crisis counselling and support (police, court, medical) to the clients of the Centre on the premises, over the telephone and away from the Centre as required.
  • Provide follow-up counselling to the clients of the Centre.
  • Maintain clear and accurate client records.
  • Work with the Coordinator/Project Officer in identifying target population groups for community education.
  • Participate in community education programs if required.
  • Work a flexible roster including occasional evening and weekend work.
  • May be required to travel locally and abroad
  • Participate in all training deemed necessary by the Centre.
  • Represent the Centre on relevant committees and organisations of which the Centre is a member.
  • Participate in Centre activities (Campaigns etc).

Selection Criteria

At least 3 years experience in community work and/or working in the area of gender-based violence. Some counselling experience would be an asset.

Must have tertiary level education.

Fluency in written and spoken English and fluency in spoken i-Taukei ; some knowledge of Hindi language would be an advantage.

Ability to read and write in Hindi would be an asset.

Due to the nature of the position, mature applicants are preferred.

Essential

1. Willingness to undertake training. Availability for evening and weekend work and some travel.

2. Must have initiative and be able to work with minimum supervision.

FWCC is a child safe organisation and all employees will be required to undergo a Police Check.

Conditions of Employment: As per FWCC Employment Policy Manual

How to apply

Applications, (identifying the position applied for) enclosing full curriculum vitae with names of 3 referees and addressing key responsibilities, should be forwarded by the closing date, 20th February 2019 to:

The Chairperson, Selection Committee, PO Box 12882, SUVA

OR

Submit online by clicking "Apply Now" 

Job Functions

Other Professional

Industry

Community Services & Development  

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor,   Outdoor  

Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only