02 August 2022
Addiction Clinician

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  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff discounts

Job Title: Addiction Clinician
Location Lower Hutt
Hours: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: Competitive salary
About the role

Our client's community mental health service has a permanent full-time vacancy for an Addiction (AoD) Clinician.

If you are passionate about participating in and contributing to people’s addiction recovery journeys, and keen to be part of a very dedicated group of professionals they are looking for you. 
They have a friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team of health professionals who are passionate about assisting/supporting each other and service users experiencing moderate to severe addiction and mental health issues
About the team
You will be working autonomously and alongside a multi-disciplinary team consisting of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, addiction clinicians, detox and registered mental health nurses and an intake triage team.
Our client offers an exciting work environment with the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical setting. It’s an opportunity to gain experience and develop your competencies in addiction/mental health within a supportive and positive community environment.
About you
  • Good communication skills and ability to relate well to a wide variety of people
  • Well organised and enjoy working in the community environment
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team 
  • Strive to provide high quality addiction and mental health services to clients/families and the community
  • Case management and coordinate care for service users and community 
  • Undertake and provide comprehensive Addiction/psychiatric assessments 
  • Formulate and develop risk management plans articulating treatment needs, planning and reviews
  • Care manage and support service users through one to one addiction counselling or group work   
  • Liaison with other health providers and MHAIDS teams, NGOs, PHOs social and government agencies to facilitate care and treatments for service users.
  • Daily clinical documentation of all daily activities including tangata whaiora and whanau contacts 
  • Data entry of activities daily. 
  • Experience working with people with Addiction and mental health issues.
  • Post Graduate certificate in Addiction or mental health (desirable)
  • Possess team approach
  • Commits to provide person / family centered care, using current evidence to assist people to achieve their optimum health
  • Competent with Computer programmes 
  • Ability to work alongside  people experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues and Addiction

How to apply:

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