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Elder Abuse is Not OK!

July 13th, 2017 by

Elder Abuse is not OK.

All older people deserve to be treated with respect, dignity, and care.  The Elder Abuse Response Service at Wesley Community Action works alongside older people, their whanau, and community to stop abuse, provide immediate and ongoing safety, and protection for older people.

If you are worried about elder abuse, or concerned about an older person in the greater Wellington area, please call 04 805 0880 or email elderabuseresponse@wesleyca.org.nz
or call the free and confidential 24/7 national helpline
0800 EA NOT OK 0800 32 668 65

More information about elder abuse can be found on
Age Concern https://www.ageconcern.org.nz/ACNZPublic/Services/EANP/ACNZ_Public/Elder_Abuse_and_Neglect.aspx
Super Seniors
http://www.superseniors.msd.govt.nz/elder-abuse/index.html

Wesley Community Action invests in staff and services that are committed to best practice.

This permanent part time 28-hour p/wk position is for a high achiever seeking an opportunity to work at the leading edge of Social Work with a Child and Family focus in an organisation that supports nurtures and values you too! We provide intensive therapeutic social work support to adolescents in our faced paced foster care service and are seeking a highly competent practitioner to join our Porirua, Foster Care team, as soon as possible.  You will be part of a professional team leading best practice.

The key skills and competencies required are:

– Mature and grounded approach

– Relevant social work or equivalent qualification

– Registration or willingness to work towards

– Proven practical and theoretical understanding of therapeutic social work and foster care

– High confidence working with both young male and female, with complex behaviours

– Outstanding relationship skills

For enquiries and position description click on this link Foster Parent Key Worker Oct 17 appli pack or contact

Isabel Macdonald

04 8050875

imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz

Wesley Community Action, P O Box 9932, Wellington 6141

 

Closing date 10 November 2017

Wesley Community Action invests in staff and services that are committed to best practice.

This permanent part time 32-hour p/wk position is for a high achiever seeking an opportunity to work at the leading edge of Social Work with a Child and Family focus in an organisation that supports nurtures and values you too! We provide intensive therapeutic social work support to adolescents in our faced paced foster care service and are seeking a highly competent practitioner to join our Porirua, Foster Care team, as soon as possible.  You will be part of a professional team leading best practice.

The key skills and competencies required are:

– Mature and grounded approach

– Relevant social work or equivalent qualification

– Registration or willingness to work towards

– Proven practical and theoretical understanding of therapeutic social work

– High confidence working with both young male and female, with complex behaviours

Click on the link here for further information and an application pack Te Waka Kotahi Social Work ptime appli pack.docx or contact:

Isabel Macdonald

04 8050875

imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz

Wesley Community Action, P O Box 9932, Wellington 6141

 

 

Closing date 2 November 2017

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