Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Clinician

Listed 8 days Ago
Odyssey
Healthcare

 We are now looking for Mental Health/Alcohol and Other Drugs Clinician to join our Te Wairua (co-existing disorders service) team in Counties Manukau (next to Middlemore Hospital). This role involves working some evenings and one shift in the weekend. The days of work for this position are Tuesday to Saturday. 

We are ideally seeking candidates who have:

  • A relevant Level 7 qualification in health, social work or mental health
  • Up to 1 years’ experience working with clients and their family/whanau in a social-services, addictions and/or mental health setting 
  • A willingness to embrace the Therapeutic Community (TC) model
  • Skills in group and individual therapy
  • Motivational interviewing experience
  • Experience working in the AOD/mental health field
  • A full, clean NZ driver's licence

In return we can offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package, including a $2500 per annum after hour’s allowance 
  • 22 days annual leave and 5 days paid study leave per annum
  •  Paid meal breaks & free meals and fruit
  • Annual payment of your relevant registration requirements
  • Professional and career development opportunities.
  • A dynamic and supportive team who are passionate about what they do.

The Te Wairua service delivers support utilizing a modified “Therapeutic Community” approach for those living with mental health challenges as well as alcohol/drug/gambling dependency. 

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 whānau.

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

Closing date: 7th July 2022

Please note that this role must be performed by a fully vaccinated worker. Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 is required before the successful candidate can comment employment in the role. Police and Ministry of Social Development clearance checks are also required.

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

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