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Shift Co Ordinator – Poutama

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 pickme@connectsr.org.nz, quoting reference KMIF.

We very much look forward to working with you.

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Team Manager – Abeo House Residential service Birkdale

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.

Abeo House is an 8 bed residential service established to assist people experiencing mental health issues move forward in their lives providing the best aspects of residential support in a unique offering that uplifts, enables and empowers all involved.

We are looking for a manager that has the ability to manage and develop people, implement and monitor systems, communicate freely and building sturdy relationships are all pre- requisites, as is an open minded, flexible approach. Significant experience within the mental health sector would be highly advantageous

The pivotal role of Team Manager will include a broad range of activities, from day to day operational management of the service to establishing and building firm and wide ranging relationships.

Applicants need to be able to demonstate the following:

• Experience within mental health services.
• A knowledge of client-centric models of recovery and hope.
• Inspire and develop all team members into being all they can be.
• Encourage cutting edge practice whilst firmly establishing appropriate practices and boundaries.
• Display formidable communication skills, including report writing.
• Manage budgets and financial processes.
• Work independently and as part of a wider management team.

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 pickme@connectsr.org.nz, quoting reference KMIC.

We very much look forward to working with you.

Comments are closed