Family Harm Co-ordinator

Seeking a resilient and empathic individual to navigate referral pathways for individuals and whanau affected by family harm.

Ko wai mātou | About us

The Anglican Trust for Women & Children (ATWC) is a multi-disciplinary Social Services organisation based in Otahuhu, with over a hundred and sixty years of service to families in our community. Our values of Hope & Aroha, Compassion & Respect, Whanaungatanga, Integrity & Professionalism and Stewardship are the principles that guide all interactions. ATWC recognises that families are the experts of their own lives and will support them to achieve their goals.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

ATWC have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a full-time Family Harm Co-ordinator.  This role is part of our developing response to Family Harm and is part of our Whanau Intensive Intervention team.

Primarily based at the Multi-Disciplinary Family Harm Prevention Hub Te Taanga Manawa in Manukau and working collaboratively as part of a Multi-Agency Response to the prevention and reduction of Family Harm. Receiving referrals from the Safety Assessment Meeting table you will assess, navigate pathways, and connect individuals and whanau with appropriate supports.  Developing and maintaining networks with agencies that can support Tauiwi Whānau impacted by family harm will be an important component to this role. You will also set up new systems and provide reports in support of the work done.

Mōu | About you 

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • An understanding of the complex dynamics of family violence
  • An understanding of the impact of trauma, addictions, & mental health is preferred
  • Exceptional relationship building and networking skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • A can-do attitude and with proven problem-solving skills
  • Resilient and an agile thinker
  • Knowledge of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • A full and current clear driver’s licence

Desired attributes:

  • Knowledge and experience in working with diverse cultures
  • Experience working within social work or similar type
  • Legally entitled to work in New Zealand       

What ATWC offer:

  • Supportive team environment
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • 15 Days additional gifted leave per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference within the community. If this sounds like a challenge you would like to take up, then we would like to hear from you.

To apply, please send your resume with cover letter to [email protected].

Applications will be open until suitable candidate is found.

Note: Only candidates that are shortlisted and are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be contacted.


10 Beatty Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland 1062


Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm


+64 9 276 3729