Amōkaiora Addictions Counsellor – Te Ātea Marino - Central

Waitematā District Health Board

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Auckland

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Full time
Based in Kingsland, Auckland 

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, Rangitira ma, tēnei Turanga, kua tu wātea mai he kaimahi Māori mo Waitematā DHB. Tona Taitara he: AOD Clinician 

Whītiki Maurea is a Māori clinical service within the Waitematā DHB District Mental Health Services Division. We provide clinical care in mental health and addictions with a tikanga Māori (cultural values and concepts) approach.

Te Ātea Marino (Alcohol and Drug Team) is now recruiting an AOD Clinician, this is a full-time role based in Kingsland Auckland. Our Service offers high-quality interventions, usually in a group format, to tangata whai ora aged 13 upwards. We can also offer individual and whānau sessions. We like to go beneath the superficial presenting problems to address core issues around identity and connection. We prefer to use a marae based, whānau focused, wairua driven process that enables tangata whai ora to emerge with enhanced mana and rangitiratanga.

You will be based in New North Rd, Kingsland, but will have the opportunity to work offsite at marae, probation, prison and educational establishments.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual who works well in a team. 

We want to employ a DAPAANZ Registered AOD Clinician but would be willing to consider other qualifications if you have a history of working with people with addictions. You will also need to show that you are working towards cultural competence and have an awareness of the Takarangi Competency Framework. Clinical and cultural training / supervision will be provided.

To be considered for this role please apply directly online by visiting our website at quoting reference number KIN00009

Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

For further information, please contact Willise Ruha, 021 718 676 For more information about the recruitment process contact Charlene Macrae, Māori Workforce Recruitment Consultant

Position Number: KIN00009

Closing date: 7 November 2020.


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