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Senior AOD Clinician | EASEUP | MT Wellington

Job posted: 08/11/2022
Job closes: 07/12/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

EaseUp is an exciting and innovative new community-based service located in Mt Wellington. Within our addiction service, you will have the opportunity to work with Rangatahi/youth aged 12-24 years where we offer holistic support to fit the needs of Rangatahi and where Rangatahi feel most comfortable e.g., whare, papa Kainga, local park.

You’ll be joining a close knit and supportive whanau at EaseUp, who are passionate about supporting Rangatahi and have seen great success with their community model. Emerge Aotearoa are advocates for maintaining a work life balance, which can be achieved within EaseUp services.

Ngā Ratonga – Our services

Our EaseUp whanau’s model of care is based around dual peer support, clinician approach working with Rangatahi. Working within this new 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 EaseUp service works within the principles of abstinence and harm reduction, in a holistic manner, recognising the multi-faceted problems that co-exist with AOD addiction.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our careers site – Senior AOD Clinician | EASEUP | Mt Wellington – 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.

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Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role

This position would suit someone that has the qualifications, experience, skills as an AOD clinician and is ready to be challenged and take the next step in their career.

In this role our Senior AOD Clinicians ensure integration of clinical expertise and competencies with recovery approaches. Administration and completing client pathway documentation which is also a large part of our Senior Clinician's role.

As a senior member of the team, you will also provide coaching and mentoring support to the AOD Clinical team, facilitate professional development opportunities, and participate in quality improvement projects and tasks as identified by the Service Manager.

This is a full-time permanent position, is based in Mt Wellington works between the hours of 8am - 6pm, Monday - Friday.

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 two years working in AOD services, with a passion and knowledge working with youth
  • 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 current full clean driver's licence

Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer:

  • the ability to maintain to better work life balance as our EaseUp services operate between Monday - Friday
  • additional paid leave allowances including, three wellbeing days, 5-10 days study leave and long service leave
  • wellbeing subsidies and access to the use of our other services such as counselling, budgeting, and mental health workshops
  • supportive team and manager with the opportunity for group supervision, co-reflection and pay for maintenance of annual registration
  • access to a work vehicle, company phone, laptop and an ergonomic office set up
  • the opportunity for professional development and growth within a national organisation

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