Clinical Lead – Addictions Practitioner

Listed 11 days Ago
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is seeking a special person to be a Clinical Lead at our Hawkes Bay Regional Prison Drug Treatment Programme. This role reports to the Clinical Manager and will help support a talented team deliver the programme, helping men to gain the skills and knowledge they need for positive changes in their lives.

TToH is an award-winning organisation with a 35-year record of proven success in working alongside whanau. We promote a workplace culture of professional excellence and continuous improvement based upon our organisational values and Maori world view. We offer a competitive salary package, staff benefits and career pathways.

  As part of the Clinical Lead role, you will continue to deliver services as an Addictions Practitioner and have additional duties consisting of:

  • Taking a lead role in and maintaining the integrity of the programme
  • Carry a caseload when required
  • Keeping staff accountable for their record keeping and reporting obligations
  • Providing clinical support and coaching of team members 
  • Contribute as part of the HBRP services TToH management team 
  • Delegating for the DTP Clinical Manager when required
  • Other tasks as delegated by the Clinical Manager

The successful applicant would have:

  • Experience in individual and group dynamics
  • A relevant tertiary education in psychology, addictions, mental health, social work, nursing, counselling or education
  • The desire and ability to move into a leadership role as part of a management pathway

We are seeking people who:

  • Are looking to join a progressive organisation using tikanga and kaupapa Maori values
  • Have experience in delivering and facilitating therapeutic interventions for individuals or groups
  • The ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities
  • Have knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, Maori culture, protocols and peoples and apply kaupapa Maori practices in your work
  • Are comfortable with regular practice reviews and receptive to feedback
  • Have experience with report writing and professional meeting facilitation

You would be part of a large and supportive team working with our Ara Poutama (Dept. of Corrections) partners, delivering a therapeutic programme and providing Aftercare services to Tane who have successfully completed the programme.

If you are ready to take your career to the next level and gain a desirable set of experiences and skills, please apply.