Alcohol and Drug Clinician - Dual Diagnosis - Manukau (MAN05193)

Applications close 29 April 2019


CADS provides a range of Alcohol and Drug services for the greater Auckland region with a population of over 1.4 million people and is operated by Waitemata District Health Board.


Auckland Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) is one of the largest providers of outpatient Alcohol & Other Drug Services in New Zealand


The CADS Dual Diagnosis Team responds to the increasing need to provide a specialist service for Mental Health Services clients who have a co-existing substance abuse or dependency problem.


You will be part of a specialist team providing assessment and clinical case support to clients of mental health services in the Counties Manukau District who have a co-existing substance abuse or dependency problem.  We also deliver training and coaching around Dual Diagnosis issues.


This is a fantastic opportunity to expand on your experience as a mental health professional such as a Registered Nurse or other Allied Health profession. The key personality traits for this role are energetic, enthusiasm, empathy and self-reliance.  It is an opportunity to practise in a multi-disciplinary environment where every day is different. This is a great role working with some of South Aucklands most diverse communities.


Experience and/or training in the alcohol and drug field is preferred, as well as relevant tertiary qualifications, assessment, treatment and referral skills. A full New Zealand Driving Licence is required


To find out more about being a Dual Diagnosis Clinician please contact Pauline Tucker on (09) 815 5830. For recruitment enquiries, please contact Glenn Bratton- Recruitment Consultant for Mental Health Services on (09) 442 7251


For a copy of the Position Description, please click here.


Position number: MAN05193