Auckland City, AucklandMental Health Counsellor / Advisor - Auckland & Christchurch OfficesCloses 05 Apr 2020Posted 05 Mar 2020Help provide 24 / 7 Mental Health and Addictions support to New Zealanders across a range of essential services as part of the National Telehealth service.
Penal rates apply for night and weekend shifts.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 management.
Accurately recording client information using new technology, tools and resources.Overnight Shifts will be required.Utilising different channels including phone, email, SMS and online chat.
Participating in continuous improvement of quality and service developments.Ensuring ethical, culturally sensitive service delivery for all users.
About YouPrevious experience working in Mental Health and / or Addictions counselling - Essential.Ability to manage high pressure situations and use sound judgement.
Telehealth experience or face to face counselling (paid or volunteer) would be ideal.Excellent communication skills and an ability to quickly build rapport.
Fluency 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! Click on the Apply button above.