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Alcohol and Drug Clinician, Community Mental Health Nurse or Social Worker - Drug Court

Where you’ll be working: Alcohol and Other Drug Court

The details: Permanent - 80 hours per fortnight

Exciting opportunity to be part of a newly established health and wellbeing service based in the Hamilton Court.

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced and passionate health professional who will:

• Provide wellbeing screening and brief interventions to people attending court and their whānau,

• Conduct comprehensive AOD assessments for the court.

You will be working alongside one other colleague, but also be part of the wider CADS team.

Required skills & experience:

Be a registered health professional and hold NZ registration in your chosen field

• Minimum 4 years addiction work experience

• Post graduate qualifications in addiction

• Ability to apply Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles into practice and work to reduce inequities for Māori

• Proven experience of utilising screening tools and providing brief interventions

• Strong communication skills

• Ability to engage with people from all backgrounds

• A current full NZ drivers licence.

A high level of understanding of Tikanga Māori and ability to speak Te Reo would be advantageous.

To view the position description for AOD Clinician click here, Community Mental Health Nurse click here or Social Worker click here.

Why us:

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

If you believe that you have the relevant skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact

Application closing date: Open until filled


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