Specialist Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Practitioner (Full-Time), Addiction Liaison Team, Mental Health Services, CM Health
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
3d ago

Nau mai haere mai kia kokiritia te manukanuka hauora o te hapori kia whakautu ngaa taumahatanga o te hinengaro ora me te wairanga.

Help us to transform the way that we respond to the mental health and addiction needs of our communities in Counties Manukau.

Here at Counties Manukau Health, we are serious about our Treaty partnership with Maaori and committed to improving health inequities for our population so we’re working to transform the way that we, and our system, meets the mental health and addiction needs of our community we want people with an addiction and / or mental illness to live longer, healthier lives.

We want to support people to get a holistic, joined-up response to their addiction needs, mental health needs, and physical health.

To achieve that, we’re working to improve the way that we deliver specialist care, and to improve the way that we work with our partners in primary care and the NGO sector to enable a more comprehensive response to an individual and whaanau wellbeing.

We have a strong and vibrant Maaori and Pacific population and we are passionate about meeting their needs. We are looking for people who are experts in their field of addiction and are confident and capable of working with Maaori and Pacific service users and their whanau.

People who are excited to have the opportunity to take something new and grow it who want to contribute their ideas and can challenge us to do better.

As a specialist AOD practitioner you will be a registered healthcare professional (nursing, allied or psychology) and DAPAANZ registered, with experience practising within the Addiction Intervention Competency Framework’.

You will bring with you the mana and matauranga to coach and mentor our workforce. You will also be proficient in the use of Maaori models of care and will be supported to contribute your clinical and cultural expertise to the development of our service.

Your work will complement that of our existing CEP practitioner resource and you will work collaboratively with the Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS).

The liaison team will be working district-wide, bringing experience across the age range from youth to adult. Although based at Lambie Drive, Manukau, your liaison work will take you across our range of community locations, with the majority of your time spent away from your home’ base.

If this sounds like you if you are experienced, passionate, kind, and committed to improving equity for Maaori - then learn more about the role of the specialist AOD practitioners then click here for the job description.

Meenaa kei te rata too ngaakau kei ia koe te te ahua pai ora, ngaakau mahaki, me te kaha hangai ki te kaupapa nau mau, haere mai.

For more information please contact Amon Iva in the Recruitment Centre on (09)2760044 ext. 53461.

Applications close : 31st July 2020 Job number : CMH06002


At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.

To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities.

Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind Manaakitanga, Together Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga.

If these are your values too, then join us today.This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts

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