Peer Support - ADAS
Christchurch
Please Quote Reference Number 67195
  • Do you want to make a real difference in people’s lives?
  • Do you have personal experience of problematic alcohol and drug use?
  • 20 hours per week (includes some evening work)

  • We are looking for a peer support worker to join our friendly team who work predominantly with clients in the criminal justice system. ADAS work in Canterbury prisons, at Community Probation sites, at the Justice Precinct and in the community. You must be able to work up to 1-2 evenings per week.

    The work will involve co-facilitating groups and individual client work including screening clients and the development of relapse prevention plans. You must have good computer skills (or the ability to learn) and the ability to relate well with clients, our stakeholders and other agency staff. You will need good organisational and communication skills and the ability to be a team player.

    The preferred applicant will have personal experience in the area and hold (or be willing to undertake) a peer support or other health qualification. Start date as soon as possible.

    Induction & on the job training will be provided to the successful applicant

    Please apply by sending an application form, agency checks, CV and covering letter. Application form, agency checks and job descriptions can be found on our website - www.Odysseychch.org.nz - or enquiries to Marion Tizzard 021 205 3744 or email marion.t@odysseychch.org.nz

    Applications close: 22nd February 2018 at 5pm

    Please Quote Reference Number 67195

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