Continuing Care Practitioner - Community Hub

Listed 11 days Ago
Odyssey
Healthcare

We are now seeking a full time permanent Continuing Care Practitioner – Community Hub who will support clients at our community hub based in New Lynn. We are looking for a real go-getter who is excited about our vision for increasing the range of services we offer. 

This will include the responsibility for coordinating and managing existing groups such as SMART Recovery, and ensuring facilitation adheres to the models of delivery. As a member of the Assessments and Continuing Care team you may also undertake pre-treatment assessments and admissions as required.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant Health qualification in Alcohol and other drugs (AOD), social work or mental health
  • Be registered with a professional body or be willing and eligible to be registered.
  • Strong group facilitation skills as well as individual interventions
  • Strong relationship management and networking skills 
  • Motivational interviewing experience
  • Experience working in the AOD/mental health field
  • Excellent clinical judgement and strong clinical boundaries
  • An understanding of tikanga Maori and its importance within this sector
  • Report writing skills and computer proficiency
  • A strong ability to complete informative and up to date records 

In return we offer:

  • $65,915.00 - $73,590.00 per annum (depending on your relevant registration and experience)
  • 22 days annual leave and 5 days paid study leave per annum
  • Professional and career development opportunities.
  • A dynamic and supportive team who are passionate about what they do.

As well as personal group delivery, you will maintain relationships with other facilitators and seek new opportunities for partnerships. Your direct engagement with clients leaving treatment will ensure they are linked with appropriate services within the hub and elsewhere to continue their recovery journey. 

More about us:

Odyssey has supported thousands of New Zealanders whose lives are affected by alcohol, drug or other addiction challenges. We wholeheartedly believe that everyone living in New Zealand should have the opportunity to live life to the fullest, to feel hopeful about their future and to have meaningful relationships with friends and whanau. 

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter, and complete the additional information questionnaire online. For all enquiries, please contact Michelle Nicholson on 021 578262.

Closing date: Tuesday, 23 July 2024

Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organization. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We particularly encourage applications from Māori and Pasifika candidates. 

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.