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Our Policies

“You can recognize survivors of abuse by their courage. When silence is so very inviting, they step forward and share their truth so others know they aren't alone.”
- Jeanne McElvaney

Male Survivors Otago is an affiliated member organisation of Tautoko Tane Aotearoa. All Tautoko Tane Aotearoa Policies and Guidelines, except those listed below, apply to the governance and operations of Male Survivors Otago.

For a detailed list of applicable governance and operational policies please refer to Tautoko Tāne Aotearoa Policies.

Governance Policies

  • Employment Policy
  • Code of Ethics
  • Code of Conduct
  • Complaints Policy
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • People with Disabilities (Access & Equity)
  • Privacy Policy
  • Tiriti o Waitangi, Working with Māori
  • Working with Pasifika Peoples

Peer Support Policies

Guidelines & Practice Notes
  • Purposeful Peer Support Guidelines & Organisational Quality Standards
  • PN 20.1 Remote Support Guidance
  • PN 22.21: Working Well
  • PN 23.1: Case Notes
Frameworks & Forms
  • Confidential Record & Consent Form
  • Confidential PPS Planning Worksheet
  • Client Service Quality Assessment
  • Peer Support Training Admission Criteria
  • Wellbeing Framework
  • My Wellbeing Plan

Operational Policies

  • Child Protection Plicy
  • Credi/Debit Card Policy
  • Informed Consent Policy
  • Records Management Policy
  • Recruitment Policy
  • Supervision Policy
  • Vehicle & Transportation Policy
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Working with Harmful Sexual Behaviour
Frameworks & Forms
  • Employment Framework
  • Employment: Letter of Appointment
  • Employment: Sample Role Deinifion
  • Reporting to the Royal Commission
  • Contract for Services
  • Services Consent Form
  • Services Continuity Planning
  • Supervision Agreement

Health & Safety

Guidelines & Practice Notes
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Health & Safety Manual
Frameworks & Forms
  • HS-1 Health and Safety Commitment.docx
  • HS-2 Hazard Risk Register.xlsx
  • HS-3 Accident Incident Notification Form.doc
  • HS-4 Accident Incident Report Form.doc
  • HS-5 Incident Register.xlsx
  • HS-6 Safety Induction Form.docx
  • HS-7 Sub-Contractor Check Form & Acknowledgement .docx
  • HS-8 MMO Manager Checklist.docx