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AOD Clinicians | South Auckland

Job posted: 06/03/2023
Job closes: 03/04/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisation that provides a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Emergency Housing. Our kaimahi all have a common goal – helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting people to live their best life as independently as possible.

Ngā Ratonga | Our services:

Phoenix is an exciting and innovative community-based AOD service located in Papakura, South Auckland.

Within our addiction service, you will have the opportunity to work with adults aged 18 years and older where we offer holistic support to fit their needs and where they feel most comfortable e.g., whare, papa Kainga, and local park.

You’ll be joining a close-knit and supportive whanau at Phoenix, who are passionate about supporting people with AOD and/or Mental health issues and have seen great success with their community model.

Our Phoenix whanau’s model of care is based on dual peer support, a clinician approach to working with adults.

Working within this service, you will be at the forefront of change in the health sector and contribute to the further development of our model of care. In addition to the above, our Phoenix service works within the principles of abstinence and harm reduction, in a holistic manner, recognizing the multi-faceted problems that co-exist with AOD addiction.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our careers site – AOD Clinicians | South Auckland – Careers at Emerge Aotearoa and upload your CV and cover letter telling us about yourself! This role will be advertised until filled so apply today.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Roles

We have 2 full-time permanent positions available. The roles are based in Papakura (South Auckland) working between the hours of 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

These positions would suit candidates that have the qualifications, experience, and skills as AOD clinicians and are ready to be challenged and take the next step in their careers.

You will be using your clinical skills and experience to assess AOD usage and create support plans to work alongside a Peer Support Specialist to support people along their journey to overcoming drug and alcohol addictions.

He kōrero mōu | About You

  • Current full APC, DAPAANZ, or registration with a Professional Body covered by HCPA 2003 Act or Social Worker Registration Act 2003
  • Post-qualifying experience with a minimum of 2 years working in AOD services, with a passion and knowledge of working with adults
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong professional boundaries and self-care strategies
  • Well-developed documentation and computer skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and culturally safe practice
  • A full New Zealand driver's license

Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer

  • Ability to maintain to better work-life balance as our Phoenix services operate between Monday - Friday
  • Additional paid leave allowances including, 3 well-being days, 5-10 days of study leave, and long service leave
  • Wellbeing subsidies and access to the use of our other services such as counseling, budgeting, and mental health workshops
  • Supportive team and manager with monthly individual external supervision, co-reflection and we pay for maintenance of annual registration.
  • Access to a work vehicle, company phone, laptop, and an ergonomic office setup
  • Opportunity for professional development and growth within a national organisation

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