Mental Health and Addictions Advisor
Homecare Medical
Auckland City, AUK
2d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Provide essential counselling support to a wide range of clients across AotearoaAttractive hourly rate, including Penal rates and benefitsStrong focus on professional development including Group Supervision sessionsWork from our purpose-built offices in Auckland, Wellington or ChristchurchAbout the RoleThe Mental Health and Addictions Advisor role is dynamic and will see you working within a collaborative 24 / 7 shift team, supporting a range of essential services as part of the National Telehealth Service.

More specifically your role will involve : Counselling, assessment, intervention and support planning, referrals and crisis managementAccurately recording client information using new technology, tools and resourcesOvernight Shifts will be requiredUtilising different channels including phone, email, SMS and online chatParticipating in continuous improvement of quality and service developmentsEnsuring ethical, culturally sensitive service delivery for all usersAbout YouPrevious experience working in Mental Health and / or Addictions counselling - EssentialAbility to manage high pressure situations and use sound judgementTelehealth experience or face to face counselling (paid or volunteer) would be idealExcellent communication skills and an ability to quickly build rapportFluency in Te Reo or Pasifika languages is desirable (not essential)About us : Homecare Medical is a leader in New Zealand’s virtual healthcare landscape.

We bring together a range of national helplines Safe to Talk, Need to talk 1737, Alcohol & Drug Helpline to provide 24 / 7 support online and over the phone.

As part of our well-respected national organisation, you will be supported Pokohiwi Ki Pokohiwi (shoulder to shoulder) with on-going learning and development, guidance and coaching from a knowledgeable leadership team.

If you are ready to have a positive impact on the lives and well-being of your fellow New Zealanders, we would love to hear from you!

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