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Alcohol & Drug Clinician – Mental Health & Addiction Services, Mid North Area (1.0FTE, fixed term)

This is a full time fixed term position ending March 2022, covering parental leave.

Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Northland DHB, we’re driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.

Right now, we are looking for an exceptional Alcohol & Drug Clinician who is passionate about making a difference to join our supportive multi-disciplinary team with bases Kerikeri and Kaikohe.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

If you enjoy working with clients who experience co-existing disorders, and have experience in substance abuse treatment, facilitating group programmes and intervention and peer support groups, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will need to be registered with a professional body and hold a current practicing certificate, or hold or have eligibility for DAPAANZ registration, and clean drivers licence.

Experience working in a rural or community setting would be an advantage, as would an appreciation of Māori culture and understanding of Tikanga.

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH21-131

Closes: 28 September 2021