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Alcohol and Drug and Gambling Clinician/ Gambling Coordinator - TUPU Pacific Alcohol & Drug and Gambling Services (WDHB11751)

At Tupu we deliver Gambling, Alcohol and Drugs Addiction Services to Pacific people in the Auckland region. We are committed to providing culturally appropriate treatment for clients and their families, in addressing gambling, alcohol and drug use in our communities.

We need a dynamic clinician to deliver appropriate clinical assessment and ongoing support to our Pacific people who may be affected by gambling alcohol and/or drug use. You will need a good knowledge of the gambling sector and be confident in developing and implementing Pacific based approaches and interventions to meet the needs of our people with problem gambling.

We are seeking applications from people who are able to provide culturally appropriate Gambling and Alcohol & Drug interventions to our Pacific clients. This person will also coordinate within the gambling team that gambling minimisation interventions are addressing the issues in the Pacific communities across the Auckland Region. If you have a strong background in counselling (AOD or General) and team coordination then this may be the position for you! You will liaise with the Ministry of Health, other health care service providers and social services, so excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. An understanding of Pacific culture and fluency in a Pacific language is preferred along with the willingness, flexibility and availability to work after hours

Our multidisciplinary team works in a supportive and collaborative environment and is committed to achieving better health outcomes for Pacific people by working within a Harm Reduction framework.

For a copy of the Job Description click here

For more information about the position, please contact Dwaine Faletanoai, Team Manager on (09) 822 8751 and for more information about our recruitment process, please contact Glenn Bratton, Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7251.

To be considered for this position please apply online by clicking the “apply now” button on this page.

Closing Date: 27 April 2021

Position Number: WDHB11751

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