Dual diagnosis residential service, based in West Auckland, successfully practicing harm-reduction. Opportunity to work within a team who share the same passion and values.
Connect Supporting Recovery is a pioneering NGO providing recovery focused mental health and addictions services throughout Auckland and Hamilton, with $10million revenues, 160 staff and deep-veined values.
The total mix of services includes residential, mobile, respite, clinical, youth, peer, family, employment and housing support from eleven different locations. Two small but spirited social enterprises focus on effective earlier interventions.
Poutama is an 8 bed residential service to assist people experiencing both mental health and alcohol/substance abuse issues move forward in their lives.
It was the very first service in New Zealand to operate a ‘harm reduction’ philosophy which has brought both unparalleled success and unique challenges.
The pivotal role of the shift Co Ordinator is to be the services “glue and oil”, making sure the team are working cohesively and demonstrating Connects values, and everything runs as smoothly as it can. Clear tasking of staff, co-ordination of activities, and recording / reporting are key in this role.
Applicants need to be able to demonstate the following:
• Experience within mental health and/or AOD services.
• A knowledge of client centric models of recovery and hope.
• Display formidable communication skills, including report writing.
• Manage some adminstrative and financial processes.
• Ability to work within our multi disciplinary team
• Able to manage, develop and improve systems and processes
Connect Supporting Recovery is values based, originative, maybe even slightly quirky. We will do whatever it takes to give you the right balance of autonomy, support, development, encouragement and aroha.
Please forward your CV and cover letter to email@example.com, quoting reference KMIF.
We very much look forward to working with you.