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ADL:Clinician - Therapist Youth Mental Health

ADL:Clinician - Therapist Youth Mental Health

ADL Cromwell

Listed: 8 Jul 2024

We are seeking someone to fill our clinical role delivering a range of therapeutic services to young people, including the Thrive Te Pae Ora service, which is designed to meet the needs of rangatahi/young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues.

About the role

  • Provide therapeutic counselling for young people at risk young people aged 12 - 24 years.
  • Maintain professional registration
  • Utilise best practice methods in all clinical practice, and have working knowledge of the following modalities: MI, CBT, ACT, Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Provide a service that reflects the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Respect the diverse ethnic and cultural heritage of New Zealand and utilise culturally appropriate counselling practices
  • Work with co-existing mental health and addiction issues as appropriate,
  • Work as an effective and collaborative member of a regional team for the wider organisation as a whole
  • This position will provide services in the Alexandra, Roxburgh and Ranfurly areas
  • Permanent full-time role (various hours from 32 to 40 hours per week possible for the right applicant).

Benefits and perks

Our team is like a family - for your hard work, we have the following on offer for you!

  • Relocation allowance
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Cultural support & supervision
  • 1:1 professional supervision
  • Annual PD budget and PD leave
  • Annual Wellbeing Allowance

Skills and experience

  • Current full NZ professional registration (i.e. Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, Social Worker, Counsellor (DAPAANZ or NZAC), Nurse Therapist)
  • Experience working as a clinician in the Mental Health and/or Addictions field
  • Knowledge of delivering brief interventions to a variety of individuals
  • Knowledge of motivational interviewing, ACT/ CBT, solution-focused, Whanau & cultural therapies would be an advantage
  • Kaupapa Māori knowledge
  • Your full driver's license

About the business

We are a dynamic not-for-profit organisation that provides therapeutic services to young people experiencing mental health and addiction issues.

We aim to support and empower young people and whānau to live meaningful, valued and enriched lives through, innovative and responsive services.

We are committed to Titiri o Waitangi and delivering culturally appropriate services for diverse clients and their whānau.

We have teams based in Central Lakes , South Canterbury, Otago, and Southland with our people at the core of the success of what we do!

For more information and to Apply please submit your CV and a brief cover letter via email.