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Programme Facilitator - Hawkes Bay - Fixed Term

Do you want to make a difference while gaining industry experience?

Are you interested in being part of a reputable, professional team that has a long history of providing quality to support to those in need within your community?

MASH Mental Health & Addiction service in Hawkes Bay has delivered recovery programmes for people with alcohol and/or drug issues for a number of years. We have built our reputation within the community and have helped support many people as they regain and develop control over their lives and learn new skills to help them in their recovery journey.

What can we offer you?

  • An excellent working environment with career growth and advancement
  • Extensive ongoing training opportunities
  • Rewarding work
  • Flexible work hours

The Hours:

This is a Part time Programme Facilitator role working 50 hours per fortnight Monday to Friday - Hours of work can be flexible.

The Skills/Requirements:

  • Applicants would be working towards a relevant degree and obtaining DAPAANZ Registration
  • Preferable to have some experience working in the mental health and addictions sector or a relatable field.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Understanding of professional boundaries and practice ethics.
  • Understanding of group dynamics and be confident and have experience in group facilitation ability to facilitate therapeutic groups
  • Complete client psychosocial individual treatment plan within required time frame.
  • Make appropriate referrals to community agencies and conduct follow up.
  • Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the development of a strong case management team.
  • Provide individual/group/family counselling as required.
  • Educate clients on all aspects of treatment and corresponding health issues in a group setting
  • Assist in supporting all recovery activities while on site.
  • Have a thorough understanding and ability to apply motivational interviewing techniques and various counselling modalities.
  • Must be flexible and have ability to think quickly and creatively.
  • Have a good sense of humour.

Applicants will be reviewed as they are received and the role may close earlier if the right applicant is found