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Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Clinician

We are now looking for Mental Health/Alcohol and Other Drugs Clinician to join our Te Wairua (co-existing disorders service) team in Royal Oak. This role involves working a shift-based roster, with flexible hours including some evenings and one shift in the weekend. The days of work for this position are Sunday to Thursday.

We are ideally seeking candidates who have:

  • A relevant Level 7 qualification in health, social work or mental health
  • Up to 1 years’ experience working with clients and their family/whanau in a social-services, addictions and/or mental health setting
  • A willingness to embrace the Therapeutic Community (TC) model
  • Skills in group and individual therapy
  • Motivational interviewing experience
  • Experience working in the AOD/mental health field
  • A full, clean NZ driver's licence

In return we can offer:

  • A competitive salary based on our updated remuneration bands
  • Paid meal breaks
  • Annual payment of your relevant registration requirements
  • 22 days annual leave
  • The Te Wairua service delivers support utilizing a modified “Therapeutic Community” approach for those living with mental health challenges as well as alcohol/drug/gambling dependency.

More about us:

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.

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter, and complete the additional information questionnaire online. For all enquiries, please contact Phoebe Van Donselaar on 021 578262.

Closing date: Thursday 23 February 2022.

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.