Adult A&OD Casemanager

Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?


The Mental Health and Addictions Service aims to reduce the negative consequences of Alcohol and Drug by working in a collaborative partnership, through the utilisation of person-centered approaches to assessment and treatment.


Day to day the case manager role plays a critical part in achieving this goal by providing a service that recognises and respects individual needs and enables people to make informed choices in respect to treatment options and support to reach their potential.  Working closely with a multi-disciplinary team this approach is well supported and is opportunity to make a difference.


This role is based in our small tight-knit multidisciplinary Addictions Team who utilise the “Strengths Model” approach to assist client recovery. 


Candidate background


For success in this role you will have a genuine interest in working with adults navigating drug and alcohol issues and it presents an opportunity for registered health professionals to make a career change.  Additionally you'll need;


  • a full driver’s license
  • to be a NZ Registered Health Professional (i.e. Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist) ideally with current mental health experience who enjoys working within a proactive team environment.
  • experience helping people to reach their potential



Why choose Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury?

As one of the country’s smaller districts our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.


On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.


At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.


Apply now - this moment is yours!  


We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.  If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.


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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: LXAN2137993

Location: Mental Health Services (Kensington Centre)

Closing Date: Open 23