Addiction Practitioner - Te Wairua Royal Oak

Listed 16 days Ago

We are now looking for a  Practitioner to join our Te Wairua (Co-Existing Disorders Service) team in Royal Oak. This role involves working a shift-based roster, with flexible hours including some evening and weekend work. 

We are seeking candidates who have:

· A relevant Level 7 qualification in health, social work or mental health

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

· Skills in group and individual therapy

· Motivational interviewing experience

· Experience working in the AOD/mental health field

· A full, clean NZ driver's licence

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, other’s drugs or gambling. 

The Te Wairua service delivers support utilizing a modified “Therapeutic Community” approach for those living with mental health challenges as well as alcohol/drug/gambling dependency. 

If you are practical, results driven, can problem solve and can relate well to people and can use a combination of life skills and work-related experience then this could be the job for you.

Police and MSD clearance checks will be required for this role. Applicants must also hold a full clean NZ driver license. Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organization.   

All applicants should include a CV, cover letter and complete the online registration and application forms. For all enquiries please contact Nicola Mooney on 09 6384957 Ext. 727.

Closing date: Wednesday 4th October