Addiction Practitioner - Te Wairua (Co-Existing Disorders) – Counties Manukau -Full Time / Permanent

Applications close 25 October 2019

We are now looking for a Practitioner role to join our Te Wairua (Co-Existing Disorders Service) teams in Counties Manukau.  This role involves working a shift-based roster, with flexible hours including some evening and weekend work. 

We are seeking a candidate who has:

  • A relevant Level 7 qualification in health, social work or mental health
  • 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

Odyssey supports people to change their lives through the delivery of high quality, comprehensive community and residential services for people experiencing mental health issues and/or an addiction to alcohol, others drugs or gambling. 

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.

If you are practical, results driven, can problem solve and can relate well to people and can use a combination of life skills and work-related experience then this could be the job for you.

Police and MSD clearance checks will be required for this role. Applicants must also hold a full clean NZ driver license. Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organization.   

All applicants should include a CV, cover letter and complete the online registration and application forms.  For all enquiries please contact Jared Johanson, P&C Advisor on 09 2815653.

Closing date: Friday 25th October 2019 at 4.00pm

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