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Senior AOD Clinician | Phoenix Centre | South Auckland

Job posted: 05/01/2023
Job closes: 05/02/2023

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Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

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 the 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. Emerge Aotearoa are advocates for maintaining a work-life balance, which can be achieved within Phoenix services

Ngā Ratonga | Our services

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 – Senior AOD Clinician | Phoenix Centre | South Auckland (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.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role

This position would suit someone that has the qualifications, experience, and 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 the integration of clinical expertise and competencies with recovery approaches.

Administration and completing client pathway documentation 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, based in Papakura (South Auckland) working between the hours of 8 am - 4:30 pm, 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 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 current full clean 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 organization

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