Clinician - Therapist Youth Mental Health

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Provide therapeutic services for young people with mental health issues using methods like MI, CBT, and ACT. Maintain professional registration, work in a regional team, and uphold Treaty of Waitangi principles.

Job title
Clinician - Therapist Youth Mental Health
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Dunedin Central, Otago
Healthcare & Medical
Full time


$61,000 – $83,438 per year

About the role

A 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.

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
Permanent full time role

Benefits and perks

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

Competitive Salary
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 with 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 drivers 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. Our aim is 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 the delivery of culturally appropriate services for diverse clients and their whānau. We have teams based in South Canterbury, Otago, Central Lakes and Southland with our people at the core of our success of what we do!

How to apply

Applications will be processed as they are received, please do not delay in sending in your application.

ABC is an Accredited Employer under Immigration New Zealand.

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