CAREERS

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.

EMPLOYEES

Odyssey House currently employs:

Alcohol and drug counselors,

nurses, Staff graduates, social workers,

administrator / finance managers,

kaumatua, woodwork tutors and

consumer advocates.

CURRENT VACANCIES
FOR MORE INFO

Please apply by sending your application

form, Police Vetting Form, CV and cover letter.

Contact Odyssey House
PO Box 34009
Christchurch
employment@odysseychch.org.nz

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE 

For all applications you need to complete an application form and Police Vetting form.

Police Form

Application Form


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Clinician
Women’s journey from addiction to wellbeing. 

Relocation support offered
 

Odyssey House along with Pathway Trust are operating a women only residential alcohol and other drug treatment service. He Kete Oranga o te Mana Wahine is aimed at women involved in the criminal justice system seeking support and treatment.

We are looking for a clinician to support clients within the programme, both as a facilitator or groups and a key worker for individual clients.  There is also an Aftercare aspect of this role, working alongside the wahine when they return to their families and communities. 


Our model, based on a therapeutic community, means that staff support recreation, medication and family activities as well as treatment plans.

You will be working in a rural residential setting, 20 mins south of Christchurch city so reliable transport is a must. 

Hours are rostered in advance, 40 hours per week and will span Monday – Friday on two alternating shifts either starting at 7.30am  or mid afternoon until 10pm. There is also one Saturday per month to support family visits.


You will need:
•    good organisational skills
•    ability to complete alcohol and other drug assessments preferred, or willingness to learn and complete studies in this area
•    be a strong communicator both one on one and in groups.
•    to be a team player working with clinicians and support workers
•    have experience in Mental Health and/or Alcohol or Other Drug treatment
•    registered and qualified in an allied health profession (or working towards)


Applications will be processed as they are received.


Odyssey House is proud to be driving this exciting programme, and welcome a team who are passionate about making a difference and striving for successful outcomes. 


Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter or enquiries to employment@odysseychch.org.nz

 

Support Worker
Womens Reintegration

 

•    Women’s journey from addiction to wellbeing. 
•    Be part of an innovative reintegration service.

Opportunity to be part of an innovative and exciting new project. Odyssey House and Pathway Trust are establishing a women-only reintegration alcohol and other drug treatment service in Christchurch. 

We are looking for support workers, preferably with lived experience of alcohol and/or other drug use and/or mental health problems to provide support to the 8 wahine living in residence at any time.


In this role you will driving residents to appointments, tending to day to day activities with the residents such as preparing food and participating in outdoor activities, co-ordinating group experiences, role modelling positive behaviours and responding to situations as they arise.


You will need:
•    good organisational skills
•    full clean driver’s licence
•    to be a team player working with clinicians and other support workers
•    ability to build community networks and relationships
•    to have an understanding of the challenges that our residents face
•    Minimum of Level 4 qualification in a health and wellbeing or similar 


The roster rotates between 7am and 11pm seven days per week, so you will need to be available for a minimum of 20 hours per week within these times. This service commences in January 2021.


Odyssey House and Pathway Trust are proud to be driving this exciting new programme, and welcome a team who are passionate about making a difference and striving for successful outcomes. 


We offer competitive rates of pay, and the opportunity to be part of larger organisations within the Christchurch NGO and Social Enterprise Sectors.  


Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter to employment@odysseychch.org.nz

 
 

Meth Help Line
•    Nationwide Service coverage
•    Do you want to make a real difference in people’s lives?
•    20 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced alcohol and other drug practitioner to work on a nationwide telephone counselling service dedicated to supporting anyone concerned about their own or another person’s meth use.  The role includes telephone counselling, group facilitation (via Zoom) and case management as well as being responsible for the day to day functioning and promotion of the service.

 

The hours of the service require flexible working between 9:00am – 7:00pm Monday to Friday. 

 

The preferred applicant will hold a Health Professional Qualification, have experience in AOD and/or mental health work and be competent in completing administrative tasks that go with a busy and varied role.

 

Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter to employment@odysseychch.org.nz

ABOUT US

Odyssey House Trust Christchurch provides therapeutic support and education to clients with drug and alcohol addictions.

ADDRESS

98-100 Greers Rd

Burnside

Christchurch 8053

New Zealand

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