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  • Youth Development Worker Auckland
  • RWR Health in Auckland, , New Zealand
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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About The Company

Youthline is a national, leading organisation that provides support and advice to our Rangatahi in Aotearoa. This is an exciting role for someone who wants to make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable in our community. You would be working with a team of dedicated professionals to promote an environment where young people can thrive and reach their full potential. With excellent training and development opportunities, this is your chance to join a successful organisation that values its employees.

About The Role

This role offers an opportunity to work with clients, families and carers. A large focus of this role is to provide clinical oversight and support for the wider youth development team, specifically in the primary mental health and AOD space. You will be responsible for assessing the needs of those referred to the service, using appropriate AOD assessment tools. Following this you will be part of the development for their ongoing... care.

Responsibilities
• Provide support to clients in the form of advice, guidance and referrals.
• Follow up with clients to ensure their needs are being met.
• Maintain accurate records of client interactions and progress.
• Liaise with other healthcare professionals to coordinate care plans for clients.
• Monitor the effectiveness of services provided and suggest improvements where necessary.
• Work with a team undertaking mentoring services, youth activities, programmes, and events for young people.
• Provide Clinical Support for the AOD Programmes within designated schools and alternative education in the South Auckland region.
• Develop relationships with schools, youth organisations, and a wide range of community and statutory stakeholders to identify the best ways to access and engage young people with organisations; including schools, police, youth organisations and collaborative partners.
• Prepare, promote and deliver relevant seminars and workshops to internal staff and volunteers.

Skills & Experience
• Must hold one of the following registrations:
• Fully Registered Social Worker or
• Registered with DAPAANZ or
• Fully Registered Counsellor with NZAC or
• Registered Occupational Therapist or
• Registered Nurse or
• Registered with HPCA
• Competent with HEEADSSS framework and AOD assessment tools (Beneficial but not essential)
• Experience Facilitating with Youth
• Regular engagement in clinical supervision and an ongoing commitment to professional development
• Deep commitment and understanding of Pacific Culture, Te Ao Māori, traditions and protocols
• Demonstrated ability to work with clients from diverse backgrounds, including those who are vulnerable or marginalised
Benefits
• $85,000 salary plus kiwisaver
• Company vehicle
• Paid supervision
• Paid annual registrations
• Opportunity to work in a leading Youth wellbeing focused organisation
• Training and development opportunities to progress your career

Apply Today!

RWR HEALTH

We are excited to share this idyllic new opportunity within one of the most rewarding and valuable sectors in our New Zealand Health Community.

However if this is not for you, please do check our website to see all of the positions we have available right now, https://www.rwrhealth.com/

If you would like to have a confidential chat on the phone to discuss either this role or anything else we are advertising, please call Robbie on 09 520 7612 or 027 519 4993.

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Auckland New Zealand

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