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Mahana Southern Māori Mental Health & Addiction Service Practitioner Vacancy

MAHANA - Southern Māori Mental Health and Addiction Service – Practitioner Vacancy

Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust (NKMP) is seeking an experienced Mental Health/Addiction Practitioner to work with whānau in the Southern District (office based in Dunedin).

Our mission is to connect whānau with resources, ideas and energy for wellbeing and independence. Our vision is excellence in service delivery to whānau and community. NKMPT management and staff strive to personify a set of working ethics so whānau and community can strongly identify with our mode of delivery.

Our team has an opening for an experienced practitioner in the Mental Health or Addictions field, someone who is competent in Māori modalities of practice and can excel in Māori settings and approaches. This is a full-time position.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

· Assessment and treatment planning

· Risk management

· Case management

· Client education and group facilitation

· Promoting whānau/caregiver involvement

· Group facilitation

· Assistance in programme planning

· Capable of working remotely

To be effective in this role you will have experience and be confident in Tikanga Māori, Te Reo Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi, have a positive attitude, be well presented and hold a current full driver’s license

You must be a registered clinical practitioner with DAPAANZ or eligible to apply (or equivalent).

Apply by forwarding your CV and a cover letter stating interest to: Wendy Ellis, 92 Spey Street, Invercargill, or email For remuneration details contact Wendy Ellis.

Employment is subject to police vetting and the requirements of the Children Act (2014).

Vacancy closes 23 July 2021