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AOD Practitioner

  • Competitive salary and great benefits, including relocation cost assistance
  • Beautiful sunny Blenheim in the Marlborough region of the South Island
  • Tight team with a fantastic culture and plenty of laughter

About the organisation

Our client runs a residential addiction treatment service out of their beautiful site in sunny Blenheim. They are one of only four ATCA (Australian Therapeutic Communities Association) accredited rehabs in New Zealand.

They have a fantastic site, with top class, brand new residential accommodation. Their team of eleven are a close knit, supportive and very happy team. They are fortunate to also have a very supportive Board and Chief Executive and a fantastic team culture with plenty of laughter.

About the role

  • You will hold a small caseload of 5-6 tāngata whai ora
  • You will deliver parts of their wānanga programme and participate in group therapy
  • In addition to a competitive salary, you will receive your birthday off each year in addition to 20 days annual leave
  • You will receive a bonus payments after an initial 90 day trail period with a further bonus after 6 months
  • The organisation will pay for your DAPAANZ registration and membership, external supervision and appropriate further training
  • If you are based outside of Blenheim the organisation will help towards relocation costs and will pay to get you to interview too

About you

  • First and foremost, you will be passionate about recovery and must be a positive role model
  • You will be a strong team player and live the organisation’s values; Pono, Aroha, Tipu
  • You will be able to motivate others by positively affirming them where you can and being kind in the areas in which they need to improve
  • You will be DAPAANZ registered, or working toward registration
  • You will hold an applied level 7 AOD qualification or hold a qualification/HPC registration in a relevant related field such as counselling, nursing etc. at Level 7 or above
  • If you have worked in a Therapeutic Community, this would be advantageous
  • You will have experience facilitating groups and providing 1:1 AOD counselling in alignment with the TC method

Applications close: Sunday 12 May 2024

Applications to: Nikki Walshaw via

P: 04 499 1069