TE MANU TOROA TRUST
Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services

in the Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand


AOD Counsellor

We are seeking a motivated registered nurse/social worker to join our Mental Health & Addictions team in the role of Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor. This is a permanent full time position delivered Monday through Friday.

As a focused, highly organised, and a self-motivated Counsellor, you will be required to plan, develop, and deliver an innovative service focussing on recovery, resilience, character building, healthy lifestyles, education, advocacy and support.

You will build and maintain relationships, and be required to work closely with clients.

The successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm into this role, will be service oriented, possess exceptional people skills and be passionate about providing quality programs and support for youth. Experience in the field of addictions and mental health is essential for this role.

To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate the following:
• Full registration to a professional body
• Current Annual Practicing Certificate
• Full, clean drivers license
• Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds
• Demonstrated knowledge of a range of therapeutic approaches to support individuals with substance abuse problems
• Demonstrated interpersonal/communication skills
• Ability to develop and maintain effective networks and relationships
• Proven time management skills and exceptional organisational skills.
• Clearance to work with vulnerable children
• Understanding of Te Reo me ona Tikanga or a real willingness to learn.
• Connection to local hapu or Iwi
• Good understanding/working knowledge of local communities

For an application form and job description please send your CV and cover letter to: recruitment@temanutoroa.org.nz

Applications close Monday 15th April 2019.


ICAMHS Peer Support

This is a permanent full time position delivered Monday through Friday.

As a focused, highly organised, and a self-motivated Peer Support you will be required to plan, develop, and deliver an innovative activities programme focussing on recovery, resilience and character building, Healthy Lifestyles, Nutrition and positive socialisation.

You will build and maintain relationships, and be required to work closely with the CAMHS Case Manager and Whanau Support Kaimahi. The successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm into this role, will be service oriented, possess exceptional people skills and be passionate about providing quality programs for youth.

Key Requirements

• Level 4 Mental Health & Addiction Support Certificate
• Clean, full drivers license
• Clearance to work with vulnerable children
• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
• A passion for working with youth consumers of Mental Health Services
• Ability to work within a team environment and as an independently when required
• Proficient Computer skills

Preferred but not Essential

• Experience and/or qualification in Health & Wellbeing/Fitness/Sports
• Experience in Health & Fitness assessments/ screening tools/ lifestyle goal planning
• Experience in programme coordination and group facilitation.

Applicants can forward a CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@temanutoroa.org.nz

Applications Close: Monday 15th April 2019.