AOD Registered Clinician

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MASH Trust - Hastings - Hawkes Bay

Are you passionate about making a difference in other people’s lives? Do you want to empower others to be their best?  Do you want to help families break the cycle of addictions, providing a better future for their children? Do you want to make the world a better place? Do you want to work for a company who values and respects their workers?

If you answered YES then we want to hear from you.

MASH is a leading provider of community based residential and rehabilitation support services. We are committed to providing support, respect and dignity to the people we support, enabling them to have greater independence and quality of life in their own homes.

The Position:

This rewarding position provides counselling and clinical support to individuals and families experiencing co-existing problems. This type of support will also provide education and case management while promoting healthy lifestyles and healthy choices.

The Skills/Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a relevant degree level qualification, Registered Nurse.
  • Previous experience and/or qualifications in the co-existing problems field (Alcohol & Drug and/or Mental Health) preferred. A new graduate will be considered for this role. 
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Understanding of professional boundaries and practice ethics.
  • Complete client psychosocial individual treatment plan within required timeframe.
  • Make appropriate referrals to community agencies and conduct follow up.
  • Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the development of a strong case management team.
  • Identify any clinical/case management needs and work to address those needs.
  • Provide individual/group/family counselling as required.
  • Educate clients on all aspects of treatment and corresponding health issues.
  • Assist in supporting all recovery activities while on site.
  • Have a thorough understanding and ability to apply motivational interviewing techniques and various counselling modalities.
  • Must be flexible and have ability to think quickly and creatively.
  • Be confident and have experience in group facilitation.
  • Have a good sense of humour.

The Hours:

This position is 80 hours per fortnight, working Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm. 

What can we offer you?

We can offer you an excellent working environment, rewarding work, plenty of training in your role and ongoing support. We also have many opportunities to study while working.

Job Description

Applications close 12 Jun 2019