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Registered Health Clinician – Alcohol and Drug Services (1.0FTE, fixed term)

This is a full time, fixed term position covering parental leave ending August 2022.

Achieving the best health outcomes for Northland communities starts with expecting the best from ourselves. We ensure every member of our team has the opportunity to develop, grow and stay inspired. Here, you can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.

Start your journey with Northland DHB – right now we are looking for an exceptional Registered Health Clinician to join our dynamic community-based multidisciplinary Alcohol and Drug Service team.

Northland DHB is committed to a system that is Tiriti (Treaty) based and one that actively and purposefully invests in equitable outcomes for its Māori population.

Northland DHB recognises Māori as tāngata Whenua (first peoples) of New Zealand and have prioritised Māori health. We understand our Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations in relation to:

  • Stewardship
  • Iwi/Māori health development
  • Equity
  • Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge and expertise)

In this role you will provide individual and whānau interventions for people with substance use and coexisting mental health problems and disorders, facilitate therapeutic group programs and participate as a member of the Mental Health and Addiction Services team.

You will ideally have experience working in alcohol and drug assessment and treatment with individuals and whānau in group facilitation, and hold an appropriate tertiary qualification/s.

If you are a motivated and self-directed registered health professional with a current practicing certificate, this could be the role for you.

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH21-096

Closes: 26 May 2021