Senior AOD Clinician
Please Quote Reference Number 82225
  • Canterbury Based
  • Relocation support offered
  • Leadership Skills

  • Odyssey House is looking for a senior AOD clinician to support clients within a women's residential 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 rostered in advance, 40 hours per week and will span Monday - Friday on two alternating shifts either starting at 7.30am or mid afternoon until 10pm. There is also one Saturday per month to support family visits. As a senior member of the team, there will also be an 'on call' roster for overnight and weekend staff to be supported by.

    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.
    Applications will be processed as they are received.

    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.

    This role comes with a salary, allowance for working from a rural location and on call payments. Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter or enquiries to employment@odysseychch.org.nz.
    Please Quote Reference Number 82225

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