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Support Worker – Te Wairua Northland

Odyssey supports people to change their lives through the delivery of high quality, comprehensive community and residential services for people experiencing mental health issues and/or an addiction to alcohol, others drugs or gambling.

Our co-existing disorders programme in Whangarei conducts a unique modified residential based Therapeutic Community. We now seeking a skilled and caring full-time permanent Support Worker to work rostered shifts from Sunday to Thursday.

The ideal applicants will have:

· Ideally a minimum Level 4 Certificate in Health or related field

· A willingness to embrace the Therapeutic Community (TC) model

· Excellent communication skills

· Experience working in the AOD/mental health field (desirable)

· Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi

· A full NZ Driver's Licence

Maturity, reliability, honesty and common sense are essential. If you are adaptable, practical, results driven, can problem solve on the hop and relate well to people and can use a combination of life skills and work-related experience then this could be the opportunity for you.

Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organisation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please also note that Police and Ministry of Social Development clearance checks will be required for this role.

All applicants should include a CV, cover letter and complete the online registration and application forms. For all enquiries please contact Urszula Mochocka on 09 638 4957 Ext 727.

Closing date: 9th April 2021

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