AOD Facilitator
Permanent Position
Applications close:  Open

This role is ideally suited for AOD qualification based practitioner and/or social worker who is able to be an innovative facilitator and has a passion for recovery based lifestyle. (Will be willing to explore those who have minimum 5 years lived experience in active recovery and willing to be trained). You will be working with an established dynamic team of 8 staff that are innovative and practices AOD recovery from a strong Kaupapa Māori foundation and recovery focus utilising a range of options of harm minimisation and abstinent based goals. Being able to provide assessment and AOD based counselling and also group facilitation within a prison environment. The team is made up of those from a recovery and prison recovery background. Training and professional development will be provided. This role can also be active in the aftercare of those released in the community. This contract is between Te Oranganui and Corrections. This role is continually developing and a commitment to professional development is required both academic and Kaupapa Māori/Iwi and Marae based.


You will be part of a wider professional collective that is shaping mental health and addictions to be more responsive. Staff involved are deeply passionate and find the roles dynamic, fulfilling and humbling.


​The ideal applicant will meet the following criteria:

  • A clinical qualification and a relevant practising certificate that meets requirements under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003;

  • Skills and experience working within the AoD sector – with groups and one-to-one;

  • Sound understanding of the legislative framework, standards and best practice methodology within the AoD and Corrections sector;

  • Ability to uphold the fundamental values of Tikanga Māori and implement the five kaupapa of Te Tirohanga;

  • Ability to promote and effectively lead karakia, mihi, pepeha, waiata for the programme.

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