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Addictions Clinician - Marlborough


  • Marlborough

Job Details

  • Job ID: CA4MR6
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Job Duration: Permanent
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  • Company Name For Job: Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Nelson/Marlborough
  • Min Experience:
  • Position Title: Addictions Clinician - Marlborough
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  • Classification:
  • Scope of Practice:
    • Activities of Daily Living - Assessment and Treatment
    • Assessment and Rehabilitation
    • Rehabilitation

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi - About this position

You will be working with an experienced multi-disciplinary team committed to providing high-quality care to consumers and their families and whānau. 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, and enhancing their capacity to participate in community life.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio - More information

Te āhuatunga a te tūrunga (About the role)

  • Permanent, full-time (1.0 FTE), working 80 hours a fortnight
  • Wairau Hospital, Blenheim
  • Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, or Social Worker
  • Recovery focused, multi-disciplinary service

Join Health New Zealand l Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.

Ko wai koe (About you)

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? - Who is an appropriate applicant?

You will be a New Zealand registered health professional (E.G. Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurse, or Social Worker) with a current APC and preferably with an addiction focus or study towards.

You will have a sense of humour, compassion, 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. You will also be able to demonstrate your ability to work with a range of cultures and be a team player.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ visa at the time of applying.


Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi - The benefits of this position

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.

Marlborough is one of New Zealand's top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Marlborough region visit

Te Tono (How to apply)

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? - How do I apply?

For role-specific queries please contact Clare Breeze - Manager, Addictions at .

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 539 5748.

Apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position.


Applications close: Open until filled (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

Ā mātou rōpū - About our team

Health NZ Nelson Marlborough is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3,000 employees, we are Nelson's and Marlborough's largest employer supporting the health and wellbeing of over 150,000 citizens across the region.

Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference.

We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.