Listed 14 days Ago

We are now looking for a Practitioner to join our Te Wairua (Co-Existing Disorders Service) team in Counties Manukau (next to Middlemore Hospital). The role involves working a shift-based roster, with flexible hours including some evenings and one shift in the weekend. 

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. 

In return we can offer:

· A competitive salary

· Paid meal breaks

· Annual payment of your relevant registration requirements

· Free meals (lunch or dinner) and free fruit – every day! 

· 22 days annual leave

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 Ursula Mochocka on 09 623 1447 ext. 727.

Closing date: Friday, 9 July 2021