Auckland Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) is the largest provider of outpatient Alcohol & Drug Services in New Zealand. Included in this service is the recognition of the increasing need to provide a specialist service for Youth and their families/whanau.
The CADS Altered High Youth Service is a vibrant and innovative service for young people from the age of 13 and up to 20 years who present in relation to alcohol and other drug issues. We provide a service that strives to maintain and improve quality, standards of clinical practice, community and professional relationships and networks, and supports the growth and development of staff. We are a mobile regional community team, based in Kingsland working Monday to Friday business hours
We are looking for a Registered Nurse with drive and motivation, excellent team building and interpersonal skills to join our community based multidisciplinary team of Youth AOD clinicians who provide services for the Auckland Region.
Ideally you will be experienced in working with youth and their families/whanau and have relevant knowledge and experience working in the mental health and/or the alcohol and drug field. You will be able to demonstrate a willingness and commitment to working in partnership with Maori and Pacific Island youth services and with a range of services and sectors such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health services, CYFS, Non-Government Organisations, Education and Justice. You will need a current Annual Practicing Certificate and a current driver’s licence (both manual & auto) is essential.
Please apply online by clicking on the "apply now" button on this page or by visiting our careers page at www.wdhbcareers.com quoting reference number NOR02155
For any information about the position please contact Toni Bowley on 09 815 5854 and for more information on our recruitment process, please contact Glenn Bratton, Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7251.
Please click here for a copy of the position description.
Closing date: 28 September 2017
Position number: NOR02155