Alcohol and Drug Youth Clinician - CEP Focus - Kingsland at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) Auckland are looking for a full time registered AOD clinician to work in our Altered High Regional Youth Service based in Kingsland, Auckland
CADS are the largest Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) service in New Zealand working with over 15000 people each year. CADS provide free community and inpatient AOD treatment from a number of locations across Auckland. CADS are committed to empowering the community to discover healthier use of substances (harm minimisation) and to promote recovery and wellbeing.
About the team
The CADS Altered High Youth Service is a vibrant and innovative service for young people from the age of 13 to 20 years who present in relation to alcohol and other drug issues. We provide a service that strives to maintain and improve quality, standards of clinical practice, community and professional relationships and networks, and supports the growth and development of staff. We are a mobile regional community team, based in Kingsland and a current driver’s licence is essential.
We are currently looking for a full-time Clinician from an allied health background who has initiative, is highly motivated and has knowledge and skills related both substance use and mental health disorders.
Applicants will be able to demonstrate a willingness and commitment to working in partnership with Maori and Pacific Island youth services and with a range of services and sectors such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health services, Oranga Tamariki , Non-Government Organisations, Education and Justice.
- Relevant three year tertiary qualification and professional registration.
- Relevant knowledge of, and experience working with youth and their families/ whanau in AOD and/or mental health setting
- Knowledge of the concepts and implications of the Harm Reduction model, and willingness to work within this framework.
- Proven skills in clinical assessment, treatment planning and goal setting.
- Ability to develop and implement treatment plans in line with client goals.
- Experience in group work.
- The ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective networks.
- Excellent verbal and written communication.
- Drivers licence for both manual and automatic vehicles.
- Computer skills.
- CEP experience
- Extensive experience working with youth and their families/whanau.
- Significant experience and/or training in the alcohol and drug field.
- Relevant training in family work e.g. MST, Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
- Relevant postgraduate health or education related tertiary qualification.
For a copy of the Position Description for this role, please click the following link:
To apply for this role, please do so by visiting our careers website at www.wdhbcareers.com quoting reference number WDHB14268 or by clicking the Apply Now button on this page.
For more information about the position please contact Morgan Brooks, Clinical Team Leader on 0212 724 590 and for more information on our recruitment process, please contact Anna Tiaiho, Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7248.
Closing date: 1 December 2022
Position number: WDHB14268
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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