Odyssey House along with Pathway Trust are operating a women only residential alcohol and other drug treatment service. He Kete Oranga o te Mana Wahine is aimed at women involved in the criminal justice system seeking support and treatment.
We are looking for a clinician to support clients within the programme, both as a facilitator or groups and a key worker for individual clients. There is also an Aftercare aspect of this role, working alongside the wahine when they return to their families and communities.
Our model, based on a therapeutic community, means that staff support recreation, medication and family activities as well as treatment plans.
You will be working in a rural residential setting, 20 mins south of Christchurch city so reliable transport is a must.
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.
You will need:
good organisational skills
ability to complete alcohol and other drug assessments preferred, or willingness to learn and complete studies in this area
be a strong communicator both one on one and in groups.
to be a team player working with clinicians and support workers
have experience in Mental Health and/or Alcohol or Other Drug treatment
registered and qualified in an allied health profession (or working towards)
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.
Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter or enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org