Kaitūruki - Registered Alcohol and Other Drug Practitioner

Fixed Term Position
Applications close: 5pm, 23rd July 2021

Waiora Hinengaro, the Vocations, Mental Health and Addiction Services is implementing an exciting new service, Te Toronga Whānau. You will work to increase support, knowledge and resilience of whānau and the person affected by drug use with a focus on reducing the impact of drugs like methamphetamine. Your practice will be based on whānau ora with the knowledge and skill of addiction work.


The ideal applicant will have a passion for the health and wellbeing of people, be committed to providing the best possible work with whānau and work very well with others in a team. Your communication must be effective with all people in all settings and you must feel comfortable with facilitating groups. Some hui and wānanga will form an important part of your role.


Other requirements are to have a registration covered by the dapaanz and/or Health Practitioner’s Competence Assurance Act 2003 or the Social Workers’ Registration Act 2019, be computer literate, and have a full drivers license as some of the work is across the rohe. Extensive experience in one to one AoD work is essential.


The position is full time for 2 years, Monday to Friday with minimal work out side these hours.


For queries about the position please ring the Kaihautū (Service Manager) Sharon Crombie, on 06 349 0007 or 027 546 100.


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