Job Description - Alcohol and Drug Clinician - CADS Central Auckland (WDHB10272)
Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) are the largest Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) service in New Zealand covering the greater Auckland region from Te Hana in the North to Mercer in the South, servicing a population of around 1.
5 million people.CADS provide free community based and inpatient AOD treatment from a number of locations across Auckland.
Annually around 15,000 people access CADS for treatment and care. CADS are committed to empowering the community to discover healthier use of substances (harm minimisation) and to promote recovery and wellbeing.
The CAD Counselling service is currently looking for an AOD Clinician who would be based in our Kingsland office.You will be an experienced professional (qualification in applied AOD studies, nursing, social work, counselling, psychology, occupational therapy or related fields) registered with DAPAANZ or equivalent professional body who is seeking an opportunity to work in a cohesive well supported team and further develop your AOD expertise.
A sense of social justice and enjoying working with people in all their complexity is required. You will have a non-judgemental attitude, excellent engagement and communication skills, and an ability to work autonomously within a team.
In return, we can offer you the opportunity to truly make a significant difference in peoples lives. We will provide you with the support to master the detail of the position and gain confidence in the role while you develop your career in the addictions recovery Sector.
We have more than 8000 employees who are driven by our values everyone matters, with compassion, connected and better, best, brilliant.
We are committed to living up to these values to give you the right balance of autonomy, support, development, encouragement and aroha.
For more information please phone Glenda Jensen, Clinical Team Leader, CADS Central, (09) 845 1803 or for more information on the recruitment process please contact Glenn Bratton on (09) 442 7251.
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