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AOD Counsellor- Full Time, Permanent

Ko wai mātou | About us

Te Puna Ora o Mataatua is the leading regional Māori health and wellbeing provider in the country. Established in 1991, Te Puna Ora o Mataatua delivers an integrated range of community health, general medical, homebased, and social services within the Mataatua rohe, mai ngā kuri a whārei ki Tihirau.

He aha te tūnga | About the role

Here at the Hub, we work with Rangatahi to create their own customised plans, helping them to progress with their education, training, and employment aspirations. Supporting Rangatahi is our number one goal at the Hub, and our customised plans are a combination of different building blocks, designed to support youth development within Mataatua.

We provide our Rangatahi with access to a range of free wrap-around services such as Driving Academy, Counselling, Medical Health Care, Mātauranga, Life Skills, Nutrition and much more. Our Rangatahi Hub Team are a well-oiled machine that continuously exceeds its KPIs, which is a reflection of the team’s passion for supporting Rangatahi. But the last piece of the puzzle remains unfilled!

Our Rangatahi Hub Team are seeking an AOD Counsellor, to provide mental health and addiction support services to whānau in need. For this mahi, you will spearhead mental health and AOD programmes, initiatives and events within high schools and communities across the Mataatua Rohe. This role requires someone who is passionate and highly creative in terms of influencing change through providing education, coping mechanisms and alternative pathways.

Nga pūkenga me whai | Your skills and experience

For this role, we are looking for someone who:

  • Is registered to a professional body such as DAPAANZ or NZAC etc
  • Has experience organising and facilitating events and programmes
  • Is comfortable working with group settings
  • Can connect with whānau and Rangatahi

For a confidential discussion, contact Pamai Simpson, HR Team Lead on 021 032 6103 or pamai.simpson@tpoom.co.nz

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