Coordinator CADS CPS Programme / Clinical Supervisor
Auckland Health Jobs
Auckland, New Zealand
8d ago

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CADS is 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, providing services to 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 ways to use substances (harm reduction) and to promote recovery and wellbeing.

The CADS Counselling service is currently looking for an experienced clinical supervisor who can ensure the coordinated and proficient delivery of CADS services in the Auckland region for clients who are referred by the Community Probation Services (CPS) and as well as Auckland prison services.

The position will be based at Pitman House in Pt Chevalier with frequent visits to CADS units and CPS and prison services in the Auckland region.

About you

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 with excellent communication, assessment, treatment, liaison and referral skills, who is seeking an opportunity to work in a cohesive well supported team and further develop your AOD expertise.

Group work experience is highly regarded.

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.


You will have the opportunity to make a significant difference in people’s lives.

You will have support to master the detail of the position and gain confidence in the role.

You will be supported in your development in the addictions recovery sector.

Our Values

We have more than 200 employees at CADS, and over 7000 employees at WDHB 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 a copy of the Position Description please click here

  • If you are committed to supporting people in their recovery and have the skills and experience that we need please contact Mags Ross, Manager CADS Counselling Service (09) 815 5830;
  • and for more information on our recruitment process, please contact Glenn Bratton, (09) 442 7251.

    Position No : NOR03470

    Closing Date : 22 August 2018


    This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

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