Job Availability: Addictions Clinician

Job Availability: Addictions Clinician

Location - Nelson Hospital

  • Registered health professional (Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker)
  • Opportunity to provide addictions services to some of our most vulnerable people
  • Permanent 1.0FTE working 80 hours a fortnight

About the role

You will be working with an experienced team who strive to provide high quality care to consumers and their family/ whanau that may require access to mental health and addiction services. This is an opportunity to further develop competencies in addiction treatment in a supportive and positive learning environment. You will facilitate a range of clinical interventions aimed at promoting the individual's well-being, aiding them in their recovery from illness and enhancing their capacity to participate in community life.

About you

It is essential that you are a New Zealand Registered Health professional (Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurse or Social Worker), or equivalent - eligible for registration in NZ, preferably with an addiction focus or study towards. You will also require a current annual practising certificate. You will have excellent communications skills, a non-judgmental attitude and a focus on developing interventions to reduce alcohol and drug related harms, for both the individual and the community. It will also be important that you are experienced in delivering assessments, case management and group therapy.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

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What we offer

You will be joining a hardworking and supportive team that make a real difference every day. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

How to apply

For role specific queries please contact Eileen Varley on 03 546 1994 or via email to

For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

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Applications close: Thursday, 18 July 2019.

This is a sponsored post, courtesy of Nelson Marlborough Health.

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