Addictions Practitioner, Manawatu Locality Services Mental Health
MidCentral District Health Board (Palmerston North)
Whanganui
1d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

Health NZ MidCentral District (previously MidCentral District Health Board) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua regions.

With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, the health care provider also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

To comply with the current Health Order, Health NZ MidCentral District requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19.

We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.

Health NZ MidCentral District actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Te Uru Rauhi, Mental Health and Addiction Services at MidCentral have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Registered Addictions Practitioner.

This position will be based in the Manawatu locality and provide some services across the rohe.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a level of knowledge and skill in the management of those who present with co-existing mental health and substance use disorders.

The role will also include the capacity to be part of a new model of care Te Mātāpuna o te Ora which focuses on an integrated treatment approach for those who would benefit from mental health and addiction services.

We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated, is committed to ensuring culturally responsive care, is excited by change and able to work across teams, and is committed to a strengths based recovery approach that supports individuals and family / whanau to achieve their goals.

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