Senior Alcohol and Drug (AOD)

at Clinician Purapura Whetu Trust
Published August 29, 2023
Location Timaru, New Zealand
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  


Senior Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Clinician Purapura Whetu Trust location Canterbury.

Purapura Whetu is looking for a senior AOD clinician to support clients within Rolleston Prison's Alcohol and Other Drugs programme, both as a facilitator or groups and a key worker for individual clients.

This role will also support the Team Leader by providing clinical oversight and team leadership in their absence. Our model, based on a therapeutic community, means that staff support recreation, medication, and activities as well as treatment plans, group education and whanau work. Hours are Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week.

You will need good organisational skills. Ability to complete alcohol and other drug assessments preferred. To be a strong communicator both one on one and in groups. To be a team player working with clinicians and support workers. Have strong experience in mental health and/or alcohol or other drug treatment. Registered and qualified in an allied health profession. Developing leadership skills.

Purapura Whetu and Odyssey House is proud to be driving this exciting programme and welcome a team who are passionate about making a difference and striving for successful outcomes.

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