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Part-time AOD Clinician (0.8FTE) – Papakura

Job posted: 08/06/2022
Job closes: 06/07/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

https://emergeaotearoa.org.nz/

About the Company/Organisation

He kōrero mō mātou – About us

Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, wellbeing and housing services. We believe that everyone is capable of living full and rich lives in their communities of choice. In every aspect of our work we are committed to helping people be the best they can be.

Ngā Ratonga – Our services

The Phoenix Centre is based in Papakura and provides the opportunity to work in an innovative addiction assessment and treatment setting. The service operates across Counties Manukau and staff work closely alongside other AOD and health providers.

Our service works within the principles of abstinence and harm reduction and works in a holistic manner recognising the multi-faceted problems that co-exist with AOD addiction.

Majority of the services offered by the team are provided to people in their own homes and communities and work vehicles are used to make contact with tangata whaiora on a mobile basis.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please follow this link – Part Time AOD Clinician / Papakura – 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.

Please note: In response to the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 as well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, including booster dose(s) if eligible, for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19 information site.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role
Within the team, the Clinicians work collaboratively with the Peer Support Specialists to develop relevant treatment plans. The service works within the principles of abstinence and harm reduction and works in a holistic manner recognising the multi-faceted problems that co-exist with AOD addiction. AOD Clinicians are responsible for providing clinical assessment and treatment for tangata whaiora who present with substance dependence issues. Tangata whaiora are supported to work towards their treatment goals by the AOD Clinician's integration of clinical expertise and competencies with recovery approaches. Administration and completing client pathway documentation are also a large part of the Clinician's role. Joining our multi-disciplined team, you'll be working in a positive environment. Much of the services offered by the team are provided to people in their own homes and communities and work vehicles are used to make contact with people on a mobile basis. Joining our multi-disciplined team, you'll be working in a positive environment. This is a permanent, part time position and our service operates between Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm.
He kōrero mōu - About you
You will bring a flexible approach, easily build rapport, create safe relationships, and be prepared to learn new approaches and skills as part of ongoing professional development. You'll naturally be a problem solver, quick thinker and enjoy connecting with the community. You'll use your non-judgmental attitude and belief to encourage clients to change and grow and be committed to recovery values. In addition, you will need the following:
  • Current full APC - either DAPAANZ or a registration with a Professional Body (SWRB, Nurse Council, NZAC)
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong personal and professional boundaries and self-care strategies
  • Well-developed documentation and computer skills
  • A passion for ongoing learning and professional development
  • A demonstrated commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and culturally safe practice
  • A current full clean driver's licence
Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer
In addition to being key the delivery of our services, you'll be doing so in a national organisation committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of whānau both kamahi and the people we support. You'll join a group of people that live by our values - which means you can take pride in not just what we achieve, but HOW we achieve it. Importantly, we offer great job satisfaction! You'll be improving someone's quality of life by helping them realise their potential and no two days will be the same. AND finally, you'll want to work here because we are committed to diversity and inclusion. So, you don't have to worry about putting on a fake work persona. Come as you are, and just be YOU! We are a supportive team that enjoys celebrating successes, however little or large they may be.

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