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Liaisons Practitioner

The Odyssey Assessment, Admissions and Continuing Care service is now looking to recruit a permanent part time Liaison Practitioner to work 20 hours per week (days to be negotiated) based at our facility in New Lynn.

The Liaison Practitioner role in this service is responsible for delivering safe, professional, and effective clinical case management to assist individuals and their whanau to prepare for residential treatment.

This role provides exciting opportunities to utilize and perfect your clinical toolbox by supporting service users on their journey to recovery. You will also support individuals following treatment as part of our ongoing continuing care engagement.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant qualification (degree level) in health, social services, mental health and/or addictions
  • Motivational interviewing, clinical assessment and risk management expertise
  • Excellent one to one and group facilitation skills
  • A high multitasking and organizational ability
  • Ideally, previous experience working in the AOD field
  • A full, clean NZ driver’s license

We can offer you:

  • A competitive salary based on our increased remuneration bands
  • Hours to be worked between Monday & Friday (no weekends or evenings)
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Varied work that supports the community
  • A dynamic and supportive team who are passionate about what we do
  • A healthy workplace, which is smoke free
  • An amazing onsite café run by Odyssey

Odyssey has supported thousands of New Zealanders whose lives are affected by alcohol, drug or other addiction challenges. We wholeheartedly believe that everyone living in New Zealand should have the opportunity to live life to the fullest, to feel hopeful about their future and to have meaningful relationships with friends and whānau.

This position offers the chance for you to work in a fun, supportive workplace with access to ongoing professional development and an opportunity to make a real difference to the health and well-being of our clients and their whanau.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter, and complete the additional information questionnaire online. For all enquiries, please contact Jared Johanson on 021929361

Closing date: Thursday 09 December

Please note that this role must be performed by a fully vaccinated worker. Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 is required before the successful candidate can comment employment in the role. Police and Ministry of Social Development clearance checks are also required.

Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organisation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We particularly encourage applications from Māori and Pasifika candidates.