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Odyssey House employs the following professionals:

  • Alcohol and other Drug counselors.
  • Nurse.
  • Staff graduates.
  • Social workers.
  • Administrator / Finance Manager.
  • Kaumatua.
  • Woodwork tutor.
  • Consumer advocate.

 

We require staff 7 days per week, 24 hours per day, and include permanent, part time, full time and casual staff. If you are interested in working with our residents, please contact us with your CV and preferred working times and days plus a completed application form.

 

Current Vacancies: 

 

Support Worker Positions 2 shifts available plus casual work:
8.30am-4.30pm Sundays and 3.30-11.30pm Sunday in our Youth residential program

Odyssey House provides a residential and day programme for youth experiencing alcohol, drug and other associated problems. The position are a mix of week and weekend hours during the day and evening.

The role involves supervising activities of our residents.

Preferred applicants will have:
     • Experience in support work or relevant qualification or experience in alcohol & drug treatment, or studying towards a qualification
     • An understanding of the Therapeutic Community or residential setting advantageous
     • Good communication and organisational skills
     • Ability to work with youth at risk
     • Ability to deal with situations of conflict & crisis

Induction & on the job training will be provided to the successful applicant Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter. Click here for a Job description.

Enquiries to Sarah Leverson-Hori 021 998 527 or Nigel Loughton Odyssey House Trust, P.O. Box 34009, Christchurch or Email nigel.l@odysseychch.org.nz Applications close 26th June 2017

For all applications you need to complete an application form and Police Vetting form as below:

AOD Clinician (Alcohol and Other Drug)
Full Time - 40 hours per week - New Permanent Position
And part-time 24 hours per week permanent position

We are looking for a hard-working experienced clinician to join a dynamic team with a focus on working to improve access to the AOD system. The role includes telephone and face to face screening and assessments, group facilitation, comprehensive assessments, case management and 1:1 input in a community setting.

The hours of the service require flexible working between 8.30am to 8.00pm with a minimum of 1 to 2 evenings a week and rostered Saturdays 10am to 2pm.

The preferred applicant will hold a Health Professional Qualification and have recent experience of AOD screening, AOD assessments (or mental health comprehensive assessments) and group work skills.

Competitive pay rates. Start date negotiable.

Induction & on the job training will be provided to the successful applicant.

Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter. Click here for a Job description.

Enquiries to Nigel Loughton 027 2345602 or Anna Christophorou 021 216 3675. Odyssey House Trust, P O Box 34009, Christchurch or Email: nigel.l@odysseychch.org.nz Applications close 5pm on the 26th June 2017

For all applications you need to complete an application form and Police Vetting form as below:

Adult residential AOD clinician - fulltime

Looking for a rewarding role at the very heart of residential alcohol and drug treatment?

An exciting opportunity exists for a creative and energetic alcohol and drug clinician to join our adult residential service. You will be working with an energetic team dedicated to best practice outcomes for our residents. There will be ample opportunity for developing this role with your own experience, creativity, and knowledge.

Odyssey House is looking for an experienced AOD/Mental Health clinician to join our dynamic team. The service primarily works with male Justice clients in a residential program of 6 or more months. Essential qualifications for this role include formal training in both educational and process type therapeutic groups, formal qualifications in CBT, and motivational interviewing, and working with clients who have co-existing mental health and AOD issues. Experience working in an AOD residential service or having an understanding of the therapeutic community model of recovery would be an advantage. This position is for 40 hours, with some flexibility of days worked. The role offers competitive pay rates and has an immediate start date.

Induction & on the job training will be provided to the successful applicant.

Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter. Click here for a Job description.

Enquiries to Anna Christophorou 021 216 3675 or Nigel Loughton on 027 234 5602. Odyssey House Trust, P.O. Box 34009, Christchurch or Email: anna.c@odysseychch.org.nz
Applications close 5.00pm Monday 26th June 2017

For all applications you need to complete an application form and Police Vetting form as below:

PART-TIME ADMINISTRATION OFFICER
4 Hours per week Thursday part-time

With ability to increase hours up to 15 hours per week as position establishes (casual work).

We are looking to employ an energetic Administrator with a `can do’ attitude to work with our dynamic Clinicians and Finance team at Greers Road, Burnside. The successful applicant will possess excellent communications skills, attention to detail and the ability to work with a close knit team of professionals.

Induction & on the job training will be provided to the successful applicant.

Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter. Click here for Job description.
Enquiries to Kim Scott on (027) 773 2979 Odyssey House Trust, P.O. Box 34009, Christchurch Email: kim.s@odysseychch.org.nz Applications close Tues 13th June 17 at 5.00pm

For all applications you need to complete an application form and Police Vetting form as below:

Casual Positions - Adult Supervisors - night shifts 12-9am, Weekend (Saturday and Sunday) day shifts 8.30-5pm and evening 4.30pm-12.

Odyssey House provides residential programmes for youth & adults experiencing alcohol & other drug problems. We invite applicants for casual positions of supervisors in our Adult Residential Service.  The successful applicants will also be able to do casual shifts across both youth and adult services. Preferred applicants will have

  • A relevant qualification or experience in alcohol & drug treatment, or studying towards a qualification
  • Experience working in residential settings or other supervising roles
  • An understanding of the Therapeutic Community advantageous
  • Good Communication And Organisational skills
  • Ability to deal with Situations of Conflict & crisis
  • Ability to work in a sole charge position with on call support

Induction & on the job training will be provided to the successful applicant

For an Adult superviors job description (click here)

For all applications you need to complete an application form and Police Vetting form as below:

Casual Youth Service Evening and Night supervisors

The preferred applicant will have experience and training in a related area. The position offers an opportunity to assist youth make positive change. Odyssey is supportive of further professional development.
Odyssey House provides residential programmes for youth & adults experiencing alcohol & other drug problems. We invite applicants for casual positions of night supervisors in our Adult Residential Service. The successful applicants will also be able to do casual shifts across both youth and adult services. Preferred applicants will have

  • A relevant qualification or experience in alcohol & drug treatment, or studying towards a qualification
  • Experience working in residential settings or other supervising roles
  • An understanding of the Therapeutic Community advantageous
  • Good Communication And Organisational skills
  • Ability to deal with Situations of Conflict & crisis
  • Ability to work in a sole charge position with on call support

Induction & on the job training will be provided to the successful applicant

see Youth evening job description. Shifts in the evening (3.30pm-11.30pm), weekend (Saturday and Sunday) day 8.30-5pm and Nights (11pm-9am)

Youth Evening Supervisor Job Description (Click here)

For all applications you need to complete an application form and Police Vetting form as below:

Application form (click here)
Police vetting form (Click here)

CYF Consent to Release Information (Click Here)

Please contact Nigel Loughton
PO Box 34009
Christchurch
nigel.l@odysseychch.org.nz
03 358 2690

 

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