Opiate Substitution Treatment Case Manager
Taranaki District Health Board
Taranaki, New Zealand
5d ago

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Healthcare Professional to work in our passionate and dynamic multi-disciplinary Alcohol and Addictions team to deliver Opioid Substitution Treatment.

The successful candidate will provide a community / outpatient based mental health service (in the Taranaki Region) to adults aged 18 years and over.

This will include provision of comprehensive and holistic addiction and mental health and risk assessments to people and their families referred to our service.

The Opioid Substitution Treatment Case Manager will also be responsible for providing therapy and recovery support to people seeking help in the Taranaki Community.

The successful candidate will :

  • Be registered with an appropriate registration body (Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act) and hold a current annual practicing certificate.
  • Extensive experience in assessment, utilising a wide range of assessment tools.
  • Experience with delivering a range of therapeutic interventions.
  • Previous experience working in the addiction sector.
  • Have experience working within a DHB environment.
  • The Alcohol and Addiction’s team provides a specialist service throughout Taranaki, for adults from the age of 18 years inclusive, who are experiencing problematic alcohol and / or substance abuse.

    The Team works from a base site in New Plymouth and has satellite clinics in Waitara, Opunake Hawera & Stratford. The service is structured around a diverse multi-

    disciplinary team who provide 1-1 counselling, group therapy work, detoxification treatment, Opioid Substitution Treatment and Co-

    existing Problems treatment. If you are interested in this position, please apply online from this page. For a job description click here.

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