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We believe in the power of the Community, we are motivated by Compassion, and seek lasting transformative Change. We work in communities across the wider Wellington region with all ages and needs.

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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

Experienced Community Social Workers

3 part time positions

Wellington/Kapiti/Hutt Valley sites

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of older people?
We are looking for a new staff to join our Older Persons Team, to support older people to live with safety and independence, free from abuse, and with meaningful lives in their community.  You would join a Wellington wide team of professional and dedicated staff who have a reputation for being a leading edge provider of social services.  The positions are 27 hours per week, and will be based in Kapiti, Wellington city and the Hutt Valley respectively.

EARS Social Work July 2017

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