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Registered Health Clinician – Far North Mental Health & Addiction Services (1.0FTE)

From Whangarei to Dargaville or the Bay of Islands to Kaitaia, there's nothing routine about working in Northland. Providing healthcare in such a natural and rugged environment provides everyday challenges - but that's what makes a career here so special. And, we're lucky enough to enjoy everything this action-packed region has to offer at the end of the day.

Start your journey with Northland DHB - right now we are looking for an exceptional Registered Health Clinician with experience working in the AOD area, and is passionate about making a difference.

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)

If you enjoy working in Substance Abuse Treatment, facilitating programmes, intervention and peer support groups, are a registered practitioner - counsellor, social worker, DAPAANZ etc., and hold a current practicing certificate and drivers licence, we would love to hear from you.

Experience working in a rural or community setting would be an advantage, as would an appreciation of Māori culture and understanding of Tikanga.

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: AH20-169

Closes: 12 May 2021

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