Drug Treatment Programme Senior Practitioner, Christchurch

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  • Do you want to make a real difference in men’s lives
  • Prison based role 
  • Full time, 40 hours per week

We are looking for a senior AOD practitioner to join our friendly team at the Drug Treatment Programme based at Christchurch Men’s Prison. This is a position to build upon the excellent work already being done in the programme, and to take a step into a leadership position.

In this role, you will be

  • Delivering education and therapeutic groups.
  • Working individually with men to support their recovery within the prison
  • Supporting whanau of our clients.
  • Developing leadership skills, by working alongside the Team Leader when they are unavailable to prepare reports, facilitate meetings and liaise with stakeholders

To be successful in this role, you will

  • Be looking for the next step in a successful clinical career
  • Hold a health professional qualification and have experience in AOD and/or mental health work
  • Be Registered and looking for ongoing professional development
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Be a team player

You will be part of a small and dedicated team working in the prison, and a valued member of the wider Odyssey whanau. We provide ongoing training opportunities, and relocation support is available.

Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter.  Application forms can be found on our website – www.odysseychch.org.nz – or enquiries to employment@odysseychch.org.nz

Applications will be processed as they are received.