Mental Health Clinician - Youth
Christchurch
Please Quote Reference Number 74539
  • Take charge of your career!
  • Support youth to take charge of their career!
  • Full time position

  • For over 30 years, Odyssey House Christchurch has had a mission to improve the wellbeing of individuals, family and community affected by addiction, mental health and related issues.

    The Youth Mental Health Service provides support and treatment for young people with mild to moderate mental health issues, and alcohol and other drug issues. We are now growing the 'Take Charge' team, who work alongside 18 -24 year olds, experiencing mental health issues, in their quest for a job and training.

    As a Clinician, you will ensure young people are prepared and equipped with the skills to support their employment options.

    In this role, you will:
    • Deliver workshops to young people around job readiness and employment planning processes.
    • Work one on one to motivate our young people to make positive and responsible decisions
    • Work within a structured Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model
    • Provide a mix of intervention models and comprehensive assessment for youth as they navigate a career path
    • Liaise with link agencies and collaborate with specialist youth services and employment specialists
    To be successful in this role, you will:
    • Be a registered mental health professional or working towards a registration
    • Demonstrate excellent communication, as it is vital that you can relate well to young people.
    • Have strong organisation skills, being able to respond to proactive and reactive requirements of the young people.
    • Have the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
    If this sounds like you, please send us your CV or find out more about us at www.Odysseychch.org.nz. If you have questions, or want to apply contact us on employment@odysseychch.org.nz

    Please Quote Reference Number 74539

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