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Registered Health Clinician – Te Ara Oranga (Methamphetamine Focus Team), Community Mental Health and Addiction Services (1.0FTE)

Are you an experienced AOD practitioner looking to join a dynamic and friendly team? Our community based team in Whangarei currently have a full time opportunity available.

This unique role is placed within the Te Ara Oranga methamphetamine focus team. Te Ara Oranga is a highly successful service offering support to those with methamphetamine use issues and focuses on group delivery to those who want to address their substance use.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

Applicants will preferably have experience in the alcohol and drug field and/or have a recognised qualification and registration in alcohol and drug studies, counselling, social work, or nursing.

This role offers opportunities which include case management, assessment, monitoring, varied group work, liaison across the health sector and some travel to rural areas within Whangarei. Applicants need to possess a willingness to professionally develop and be a positive team member. A current driver’s licence and willingness to travel is essential.

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: AH21-237

Closes: 28 October 2021