19 May 2021 • Uncategorized

Advanced Practitioner – Addictions Nurse, DAPAANZ Clinician or Social Worker

Exciting Opportunity to be part of the newly established AODTC based in the Hamilton Court.

We are looking for two experienced and passionate addiction experts who will provide screening, comprehensive assessment and brief interventions. You will also participate in the drug court and provide clinical advice in the court.


  • Be a registered health professional and hold NZ registration in your chosen field
  • Minimum 5 years addiction work experience
  • Post graduate qualifications in addiction including an assessment paper
  • Ability to apply the Treaty of Waitangi principles into practice and work to reduce inequities for Maori
  • Proven experience of utilising screening tools and providing brief interventions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate comprehensive assessments and provide expert advice to the court team
  • Ability to engage with people from all backgrounds
  • NZ driving licence

If you believe that you have the relevant skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

Please apply directly online at Applications are not able to be accepted via email and closing date for applications is 26th May 2021.

For any queries about the role please contact

Advanced Practitioner – Addictions Nurse, DAPAANZ Clinician or Social Worker
Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court (AODTC)
Community Alcohol & Drug Service
Mental Health & Addiction Services
40 hours per week
Job Number: WAI17054