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Mental Health & Addictions Service Manager

We are seeking an experienced Mental Health & Addictions Service Manager who will play a key role in leading Waiora Hinengaro in providing a kaupapa Māori designed and delivered whānau centred service. Waiora Hinengaro includes:

  • Day Activities programmes for mental health
  • One to one alcohol and drug counselling
  • Networking and advocating for tangata whaiora
  • Whānau case management
  • Alcohol and other Drugs programme
  • Te Whare Mahana residential service

The Mental Health & Addictions Service Manager is an integral and important member of the Senior Management team.

The ideal applicant will meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor of Nursing, Social Work or other health or social service related level 7 qualification
  • Registration with professional body e.g. Nursing Council or Social Workers Registration Board
  • Diploma of management or other relevant business qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years in a similar leadership role
  • Extensive experience working in mental health and addictions services
  • Understanding of the dynamics and complexities involved in managing people, including the development and training of staff
  • Experience of reporting and monitoring to tight deadlines

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